Here's a fascinating animated short about the history of typography:
Next, 18 insanely addictive font games. I really like Kern Type, because this is exactly what I do when I'm adding letter stickers or chipboard pieces to cards, layouts and other projects. Type Connection is pretty cool. The Fontastic Quiz only has 10 questions, so it's hardly a waste of time at all!
Ever seen a font you love but can't find its name? I've used Identi-Font numerous times to try to identify a mystery font. My success rate is mixed, but considering that there are at least 3 zillion different fonts, it's amazing that it is correct as often as it is.
And finally, a quiz to answer a burning question: What typeface are you?
Helvetica - Classic and reliable, you're picky about design. Clean and streamlined, you don't get bogged down in detail or decoration. Versatility and simplicity is key, and you're the master of both.That sounds about right. What typeface are you? I'd love to hear!