25+ Best Typography Resources for Today’s Designers

💕Font pairing and quick font choose

  1. discover.typography.com
  2. Wordmark:
    Wordmark let you type in the word you want to see and instantly view it set in the typefaces on your computer.
  3. Fontflame:
    Tinder for fonts. It matches 2 fonts and help you to visualize the pair for FREE.
  4. Font-combinations:
    It is the Coolors for typography. Select one font and it will suggest you another for pairing.
  5. Flipping typical:
    Very much like ‘Word mark’, it lets you preview text you input, set in every font which are on your machine.
  6. Type nugget:
    An online typesetting tool, that let you generate CSS in browser.
  7. Typewolf:
    Typewolf helps you choose fonts for your design projects by showing real examples of typeface combinations in the wild along with links to similar typefaces and recommended pairings.
  8. Just my type:
    It is a collection of font pairings from Typekit and H&FJ

👓Font availability

  1. Fontsquirrel:
    Provides 100% FREE font for commercial usage.
  2. 1001Fonts:
    Free fonts available for commercial or personal use.
  3. Google fonts:
  4. Typekit:
    Typekit allows to use high-quality fonts in their work through a subscription plan to their font library.
  5. Fonts.com:
    Fonts.com provides the biggest and best selection of high quality desktop and web fonts.

📓Font Managers

  1. TypeFace:
    Typeface is a font manager for Mac. It helps you pick the perfect font by focusing on quick and accurate font previews.
  2. FontBase:
    FontBase is available for Mac, Windows and Linux. It is FREE and beautiful. 
  3. RightFont:
    Available only for MAC now. Use RightFont to preview, sync, install, and manage fonts on your Mac or Dropbox/Google Drive. Add font organization functionality for Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.
  4. Suitcase:
    At $120 it’s the most expensive program , but it’s compatible with all the Adobe Creative Cloud software, QuarkXPress and they have font sharing for teams, cloud based font management system.

🔫Tools

  1. Online Font Converter:
    The Online Font Converter converts fonts to/from: pdf dfont eot otf pfb tfm pfm suit svg ttf pfa bin pt3 ps t42 cff afm ttc woff woff2 ufo. It is FREE.
  2. FontStruct:
    With FontStruct you can easily create fonts using geometrical shapes.
  3. Your Fonts:
    Go make your own handwriting as a font! Yes, YourFonts is an online font generator that allows you to create your own OpenType fonts within a couple of minutes.
  4. Fontspiration:
    A tool for creating fun, animated typographic masterpieces. Available only for iOS.
  5. Basket:
    To save important links related to your design inspirations or typography tools.

📚Learn about typography

  1. Practical Typography:
    Written by Matthew Butterick, a free ebook about all things typography.
  2. Typekit Practice:
    Practice by Typekit will help you to walk through specific topics or methods in the practice of typography, with a clear objective or takeaway skill that can be immediately applied to your design work.
  3. Combining Typefaces:
    Written by Tim Brown — the head of Typography for Adobe Typekit & Adobe Type.
  4. FontReach:
    FontReach scans the top sites to show font usage across the web.
  5. Tiff:
    Tiff is a type differentiation tool that visually contrasts the differences between two fonts. Very helpful to let you know about the difference of various fonts.