We would all agree that content is the most important aspect of any website. And in most cases content is made up of type. So, as a web designer, it makes sense to have a strong understanding of typography. With that in mind, we rounded up some free ebooks that should help you strengthen your typography skills.
Meet Your Type, by the FontShop, will help you overcome common obstacles, and keep your heart thumping for your one true love: typography.
A comprehensive comparison of various font stacks.
The Typographer’s Glossary, by the FontShop, is a glossary of typography related terms.
In order to allay some of the myths surrounding typography on the web, this ebook is structured to step through the principles found in Robert Bringhurst’s The Elements of Typographic Style, explaining how to accomplish each using techniques available in HTML and CSS.
This book has been made to help you learn the 10 broad classifications of type. These are the basic foundations of what you need to learn to learn typography and it is essential for any designer to know how to classify type.
This nine page ebook will help teach you how to choose the right font by illustrating the four main ways fonts can differ.
A 96 page book to help you better understand typography in graphic design.