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Typography

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Turns out there's both type geeks and type foundries on Twitter! Here's the list:

Type Foundries

  • Font Bureau: We sell fonts. Typefaces, actually, but you can get fonts too.
  • Fontfabric.com: Our goal is to create high-quality free fonts, which you can easily buy or download free of charge, and which will serve as a good base for any designer project 
  • FontFont: This Twitter account is brought to you by FSI FontShop International [and its marketing head Ivo Gabrowitsch] 
  • FontShop: Founded by Erik Spiekermann and Neville Brody. The first independent retailer of digital type. Since 1989.
  • FountainType
  • House Industries: Known throughout the world as a prolific type foundry, House Industries has made a considerable impact on the world of design.
  • Hoefler+Frere-Jones: Typefounders.
  • HFT Type Foundry: Live Now! Working with some of the most prolific designers to date, we're not just bringing you a foundry, we're bringing you one off type creations. 
  • Linotype GmbH: The Source of the Originals
  • Ministry of Type: This is purely for new posts and stuff about the site. My personal tweet feed is @aegirthor 
  • Monotype Imaging: We supply text imaging solutions for devices such as printers and copiers, mobile phones, TVs and set-top boxes, digital cameras, and software applications. 
  • Mota Italic: Mota Italic typefoundry – specializing in versatile, multilingual typefaces.
  • Outras Fontes: An independent digital type foundry managed by Ricardo Esteves Gomes. 
  • P22 Type Foundry
  • positype: I know my alphabet. I make letters. I design fonts.
  • Process Type Foundry
  • sudtipos: Type foundry. Typefaces from South America.
  • Typeco
  • TypeTogether: High quality fonts and custom type design from Veronika Burian and José Scaglione
  • Typotheque: Fine quality Latin and non-Latin typefaces
  • Village: We are the union of ten (soon to be twelve) young type foundries who have decided to go it alone, together. 

Type geeks 

  • Aegir Hallmundur: I am a designer with a focus on typography and web. I blog on my site, and rant here.
  • Alejandro Paul: Type Freak, graphic and type designer (the designer behind many script types, like Affair.) 
  • Catherine Dixon: I design, write and teach; each activity fuelled by a love of type.
  • Chank Diesel: Traveling font salesman. Custom font designer for corporate America. Gardener, golfer, smoker, artist, dad.
  • Corey Holms
  • Dan Reynolds: type designer/educator
  • Daniel Rhatigan: Expat type nerd with interesting tattoos and terminal shyness 
  • David Březina: Czech typography is the best! But you already knew that, right?!
  • Erik van Blokland: Type stuff.
  • ilovetypography
  • Grant Hutchinson: Interface considerations. Feature deprecation. Typography. Rawk.
  • Ilene Strizver: Author of Type Rules! 2nd edition, Gourmet Typography Training, TypeTalk on creativepro.com, fy(t)i on fonts.com, All Things Typographic enewsletter.
  • Jessica Hische: type designer
  • Jos Buivenga: 100% Type Designer
  • Justin Knopp: Traditional letterpress typographer and printmaker. Trustee of National Printing Heritage Trust. Trainee Retained Firefighter, Papa, Shedworker and Ramblin’ Man 
  • Magnus Karlsson: Ad-making type nerd from Sweden
  • Mark Simonson: Type designer and lettering artist.
  • Michael Harris: A young designer and ambassador for typography; for the love of what language looks like. 
  • Mucca Design
  • Eduardo Manso: Emtype foundry is a small foundry locate in Barcelona. His work philosophy is make fonts of technical and aesthetics quality, for text but also for display use. 
  • Paul D Hunt: Typeface designer and developer.
  • Ralf Herrmann: Web, graphic and type designers. Favourite topics at the moment: signage typefaces and webfonts (@font-face). 
  • Richard Kegler
  • Rob Keller: type designer and total font nerd
  • Stefan H: Type designer & graphic designer
  • Stephen Coles: Designer and writer. Editor of Typographica and Type Director at FontShop.
  • Tal Leming: I draw letters.
  • Tamye Riggs: Unashamed type geek. Executive Director of SOTA (@typesociety) and @TypeCon. Writes and edits books and magazine articles and such about the letters and the lovely people who make them.
  • Tim Brown:
  • Tiffany Wardle de Sousa: Type. Typography. Design. History. Music. Food. Love. Not always in this order.
  • Tobias Otte: Account for downloadable webfonts: @font-face
  • Ty Wilkins: Type Theory is a journal of contemporary typography featuring news, views, reviews and interviews. 
  • Vladimir Carrer 
  • Yves Peters: Graphic designer / rock drummer / father of three writes about type & typography
  • Zara Evens: UI Designer at Punchcut, type nerd behind the scenes at Typophile.

Related companies and organizations

  • Adobe TLF Team: Typography and Text Layout in Adobe Flash Player
  • FontDeck: Real typefaces for your website.
  • FontExplorerX
  • Fontlab Webmaster: Tools for editing, converting, designing and creating fonts
  • Fonts.com: Find your fonts!
  • FontShop: International reseller of quality type. Founded by Erik Spiekermann and Neville Brody.
  • FontStruct: A free, easy, online editor for creating modular typefaces. Tweets from Gustavo Ferreira, Rob Meek, and Stephen Coles
  • Font Programming: Site dedicated to font programming. Contributions are ALWAYS welcome.
  • MyFonts: The world's largest collection of fonts.
  • Kernest
  • Small Batch Inc
  • SOTA: The Society of Typographic Aficionados
  • T8Y: A typography feed. Headlines and links. Sometime news. That is all.
  • TypeCon: SOTA's annual conference on typography, type design, printing history, motion graphics, hand lettering, type technology, and related areas. Designed for everyone who loves/works with type, from students to pros.
  • Typekit: Bringing real fonts to the web. From your friends at Small Batch Inc.
  • Typedia: a shared encyclopedia of typefaces
  • Type Camp: Change how you think about typography and have fun while you're at it! 
  • Type Directors Club: an international organization for all people who are devoted to excellence in typography, both in print and on screen.
  • Type Tweets: typography, typographie, typografie, tipografia, tipografía
  • TYPO Berlin: TYPO Berlin started out in 1995 as a design and media conference bringing people together. Join the TYPO Berlin community to spread the power of ideas.
  • Typography Manual: The Typography Manual for the iPhone and iPod Touch 
  • Typographer.org
  • Typographica.org: A journal of typography with a focus on typeface reviews. Edited by Stephen Coles. 
  • TypoJungle: TypoJungle is an inspirational resource focused on typography, graphic design, books, exhibitions, minimalism and modernism, updated several times a day.
  • Typophile: Typographic community celebrating its 9th year. Typophile is a @Punchcut gig.
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