1 Best Useful Design Resources You Will Ever Need

I’ve searched my bookmarks and gathered your top tips, culminating in this selection of sites, books, articles and designers.

Type foundries

Arnhem typeface

  • Hoefler & Frere-Jones, H&FJ works with brand leaders in every sector, developing original typefaces and licensing fonts from its library of nearly 1,000 designs
  • Porchez Typofonderie, an independent digital type foundry in France, designing, manufacturing and selling high quality typefaces
  • OurType, founded in 2002, OurType is managed by three partners: Fred Smeijers, Corina Cotorobai and Rudy Geeraerts
  • Village, the union of eleven young type foundries who have decided to go it alone, together
  • P22, creates computer typefaces inspired by art, history, and sometimes science
  • FontShop, around for 16 years, since the dawn of digital type
  • Process Type Foundry, from a studio in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • Colophon, set-up by Brighton-based studio Entente
  • Type foundries worth a look, a slightly larger resource, with commentator recommendations, too


Logo by Michael Evamy

Catch a few more recommended reads here: A few good books.

Logo history

logo design history


logo design trends leaf

“Logo trends” is a bit of an oxymoron. Granted, a logo should live and grow with a brand, but it shouldn’t adhere to the latest, greatest fads. Because of which I don’t much like these trend features, but I know they prove popular, so here you are.


logo notions

Design agencies


Independent identity designers

Andrew Sabatier


OK logo design



Illustrator tutorials

Adobe Illustrator


Mexico 70 logo

Style guides and manuals

E4 logo

Further resources

La Logotheque

Hopefully that’ll keep you occupied for a while. If you know of any more design resources, do let me know.

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