FontStruct is a free font-building tool sponsored by FontShop. The ‘FontStructor’ online font editor lets you create fonts constructed out of geometrical shapes, which are arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks. Of course I had to mess around and make up a bunch of minimal grid-based fonts.
These fonts are all released free for you to use under this Creative Commons License Agreement.
Handy Documents for Typographers
Three charts to help you find those hidden character on you Mac or PC.
Special HTML Characters
This one will help you to get these special characters to show up in your web site.
Non-Latin Scripts and Diacritics
Even if you are not a type designer, it is good to know how they should look when you are designing for another language. This is a great Latin diacritic site by Filip Blažek from Typo.cz and DesignIQ.eu.
Here is nice little nugget of type history, the program guide from the very first TypeCon.
This historical document was brought to my attention by Steven Heller's The Daily Heller column over at ImPrint. Interesting to see protection concerns even before the age of digitization.
TYPECO is the digital type foundry for the designs of James Grieshaber. Typeco puts a modern spin on familiar concepts to create bold and versatile font families. Relevant type styles with a significant nod to the past.