Typography: August 2011 Archives

Six Essential iPad Apps for Type Lovers

Six Essential iPad Apps for Type Lovers

The language of magazine design is type. Publication designers have to know a loop from an ear, a ligature from a swash, and Erik van Blokland from Mark van Bronkhorst. Aside from being a spectacular device for news apps (as Mike Burgess, Joe Zeff, Jochem Wijnands, and Michel Elings described at last month's "Indie App Night"), the iPad boasts a number of truly useful tools for letterform education and inspiration. Here's a typographic twist on our ongoing series of essential iPad apps.

Above: Comparing typefaces in FontBook


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