10 Principles That May Make Your Work Better Or May Make It Worse
Frank Chimero 2010

My type design philosophy
Martin Majoor 2005

An Introduction to OpenType Substitution Features
Martin Wenzel and Christoph Koeberlin 2010

Case study: Randomness vs Cleverness. Notes on programming OpenType feature
Underware 2010

Thinking for a Living

Thinking with type website by Ellen Lupton with tons of resources

Texts on Graphic Design and Typography varius articles and essays on

Thoughts on Design, a collection of articles written by Paul Rand, interviews, videos and exhibits information.

— Academic resources (articles, essays, movies and more) from the Type Culture website

— A selection of essays from/on Emigre and on type and typography on

— Typography theory on-line by Ellen Lupton's Thinking with type and Erik Spiekermann's Explorations in typography.

Utilities for type designers

Type Basics by Underware

Gray313 typographic design & theories is a nice reference for basic type design.

adhesiontext, a dynamic text tool created by Miguel Sousa
Just another text generator with kerning pairs.
TextMod by Ondrej Job, very useful, it takes out the glyphs you don't have from a real text.
— Sketch type with TypeCooker, a tool for generating type-drawing exercises by Erik van Blokland ( used at the Type and Media MA at KABK, The Hague.
— A diacritics guide by Czech magazine Typo.

Book bibliography

— Ellen Lupton
Thinking with type, Princeton Architectural Press, 2004.

—Robert Bringhurst
The elements of Typographic Style
Gli elementi dello stile tipografico, Sylvestre Bonnard, 2001

— Phil Baines, Andrew Haslam
Type & typography, Lawrence King, 2002

— Erik Spiekermann
Stop stealing sheep and find out how type works, Adobe Press, 2003.

— Gerrit Noordzij
The Stroke: Theory of Writing, Hyphen Press, 2006.
Il tratto. Teoria della scrittura. Sylvestre Bonnard, 2007.

— Fred Smeijers
Type now: a manifesto, plus work so far. Hyphen Press, 2003.
Counterpunch, Hyphen press, 1998

— Walter Tracy
Letters of Credit: A View of Type Design. David R. Godine, 1987

— Martin Majoor & Sébastien Morlighem
José Mendoza y Almeida, Ypsilon Èditeur, 2010.

— James Mosley
Radici della scrittura moderna, Stampa Alternativa & Graffiti, 1999

— Robin Kinross
Modern Typography, Hyphen Press
Tipografia moderna — saggio di storia critica, Stampa alternativa e Graffiti, 2005

— Ivana Tubaro
Delle Lettere, Hoepli, Milano, 2008

— Bruce Willen, Nolen Strals, Ellen Lupton
Lettering and Type: Creating Letters and Designing Typefaces, Princeton Architectural press, 2009

— John Berger
Ways of Seeing, Penguin, 1990

— Per Mollerup
Marks of Excellence: History and Taxonomy of Trademarks, Phaidon Press Ltd, 2009

— Michael Evamy
Logo, Laurence King, 2007

— Janet Conrad
Unimark International: The Design of Business and the Business of Design, Lars Muller Publishers, 2009

— Michael Mitchell, Susan Wightman
Book typography, a designer’s manual, Libanus Press, 2005.

— Jost Hochuli
Designing Books: Practice and Theory

— Josef Muller-Brockmann
Grid Systems in Graphic Design/Raster Systeme Fur Die Visuele Gestaltung