A note about Web safe fonts: they are
Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif
Times New Roman, Times, serif
Courier New, Courier, mono
Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif
Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif
Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif
In case you did not read it last week don’t miss
Web Design is 95% Typography
Counterspace: is a well designed site on Typography which has a great deal of information on type. This site contains information on the history of typography, the anatomy of type and a glossary. It also has a section under the title of Hotmetal that covers on screen type faces.
ABC typography – a virtual type museum The museum is divided into four sections -classical type faces, 20th century typefaces, contemporary typefaces, and unclassified typefaces with the aim of highlighting the individual history of typefaces
All Good Things Typography features articles on the history of type, a guide to classifying typefaces, font section, on page layout and design.
Web Page Design for Designers – Typography by Joe Gillespie who has written a number of articles about web design which you can find on his site Web Page Design for Designers
Good typography is just as important on a web page as it is in any other medium. The fact that it appears on a computer screen and not on a piece of paper is immaterial, it should still be pleasing to look at and easy to read.
Planet Typography is an online newsletter about type and current font design. A section of the site contains a museum of type. Articles explain the history of the font and a little about who designed it.
Typotopo: is a collection of works and exploration loosely themed around typography explorations of type by Peter Cho
Encyclopedia of Typography and Electronic Communication Comprehensive Glossary of terms.
Glossary of Typographic Terms provided by Adobe
The first week after the mid semester break is Review week.