Cheat sheets and infographics come in handy when you need to do a task quickly or you need to refresh yourself about something. That spoken and out in the open, here are seven (7) of Somebody’s favorite typography cheat sheets and infographics. Look on the bright side, sometimes it pays to be a cheater … at least in this blog post. 😉
Simple and easy-to-use cheat sheet for special characters.
2) CSS Typography Cheat Sheet
Small roundup on CSS features that will enhance your web typography. Yawn, the only snooze fest Somebody put in here … hey, we had to show coders some love.
3) Typography Cheatsheet
A comprehensive guide to using proper typographic characters, including correct grammatical usage. Simple and effective …
4) Google Font Combinations – The Art of Mixing Typefaces (A Somebody Favorite …)
In the cheat sheet below, the designer lists 20 of the most popular Google Fonts and show us which of them pair really well together, which of them pair “okay” together, and which you should avoid putting together. Love this document, especially if you use any of these fonts regularly.
5) So You Need a Typeface
An alternative way on how to choose a typeface or font for a specific project. The list is “loosely” based on the top 50 fonts from FontShop. While it seems a little daunting to look at, once you figure how to navigate the infographic it becomes a fairly useful tool.
6) Type Guide
Created by someone who only calls themselves Noodlor. It does a pretty superb job laying out the basics of typography, such as the common types of faces, ranging from regular to condensed, and the anatomy of letter forms.
7) Anatomy of Typography (Recommended Highly by Somebody)
The ultimate guide to the anatomy of type. All the basic anatomy of typography is included and this is one impressive document.