There are many articles about nice monospace typefaces, but Programming Fonts lets you see all the good ones live on-screen—and how your work looks in it. I'm a big fan of APL385, with a truly ancient pedigree, whose eccentricities land perfectly at the needs of the moment: high-dpi fixed-width legibility that's fun without drowning in nostalgia for old displays and their stupid pixels.
I've always assumed that the fonts used in the Star Wars films have — like the swipe transitions — persisted as unchanging aesthetic choice since 1977. But as the Star Wars Fonts Twitter account demonstrates, I was apparently wrong! There's some pretty cool stuff here: It must be intimidating to make even the slightest tweak… READ THE REST
Roboto (previously at Boing Boing) is an unusual yet versatile neo-grotesk sans-serif font created by Google in 2011 as it sought to establish credibility in competition with design-obsessed Apple. Now, a decade later, it has a "surprisingly retro" serif version to go with it and its mono and slab-serif brethren. The new font isn't just… READ THE REST
Damien Guard's ZX Origins is a suprisingly expansive collection of 8×8 pixel typefaces inspired by (or recreating) those from classic ~80's arcade and computer games. Each comes with an auto-generated—and slightly otherworldly—set of image previews depicting the font in classic games or systems. Exemplary are an effort to recreate Eurostile/Microgramma within the 8×8 box and… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Has learning how to play the guitar been on your bucket list? Learning how to play guitar should be simple, fun, and accessible, but with the average guitar costing $600 — lessons not included, you might… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With most of our daily activities happening online, no one will ever complain about having too much storage space. On the contrary, it's frustrating when you run out of storage or have… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST