20 Logo and Typography Resources You May Have Missed in 2010

In 2010, thousands of articles about logo and typography design were published by hundreds of writers. Even for someone with a focused interest in the field, it’s extremely difficult to keep track of every author, every site, every blog, every magazine; in short, it’s likely you missed a lot of different perspectives. For instance, were you aware of the major role typography played in web design last year? Many new sites and services sprung up in 2010 concerning web fonts and the creation and use of typefaces, new and old. Logo design had also been an area of huge activity, with a multitude of companies—large and small—modifying or even changing their logos outright and shaking up even the most rock-solid of their corporate identities.

With coverage of the design world growing and changing just as fast as design itself, it’s important to catalog everything and keep yourself up to date and in the loop with the latest trends. In the event that you missed something last year, we are providing a summary of the best logo and typography design articles and resources of 2010. With this list, you’ll be better able to meet the needs and expectations that clients will have in the year 2011.

Logo Design

The Google Logo Standing The Test of Time
The Google Logo Designer Ruth Kedar talk about her experience with Google and  discusses how the Google logo standing the test of time as an example of an icon.

Why Do College Sports Fans Hate the Big Ten’s Smart New Logo?
Big Ten logo has a lot of criticism with its new redesign which took 25 seconds to make by Michael Bierut who talks about the impossible choices offered up in such a high profile project.

A Gap In Understanding
GAP Logo was one of controversial topics in 2010, This article listed five things that Gap should have learned from their rebranding debacle.

The Evolution of The Logo
Do you know where logo design comes from? Where does a logo ultimately derive its power from? This article summarizes the story of logo design.

Apple logo designer, his early career and legends, lore of the Apple Logo
Rob Janoff, The Apple logo designer talk about himself and how he met Steve Jobs for first time to talk about the new logo of Apple.

5 Branding Basics Every Logo Designer Should Know
What do you know about branding? This article share tips from author’s experiences with branding focused on logo design for the real world.

12 Logo Design Mistakes To Avoid
Jacob Cass listed 12 common logo design mistakes that amateur logo designers often fall victim to.

6 Quick Lessons from Logo Galleries
This article discuss the benefits of logo galleries by looking at some simple lessons that you can learn from thought and technique behind a few featured logos.

How To Create A Logo Guideline For Your Client
This article will learn you how to create a logo guideline for your client based on the logo you have designed and approved by client.


From TypeKit To Google Font API: The Road To Web Fonts
Typekit and Google Font API are two of the most popular web fonts services, This article is going to let you know more about these two services.

“What Font Should I Use?”: Five Principles for Choosing and Using Typefaces
The most popular question “What Font Should I Use?” explained in this article with five guidelines for picking and using fonts.

The origins of abc
Do you know where does the alphabet come from? Interesting to read the story of writing which spans some 5,000 years.

How To Use Typography Effectively in Web Design
Typography is one of most eye-catchy parts in web design aesthetic. The article talk about a list of tips to avoid make mistakes and wrench thrown into the works.

A Web Designer’s Guide to Linux Fonts
What fonts Linux users have? Excellent guide to know more about typography rules on Linux system.

Awesome Tips for Designing Perfect Web Typography
This article talk about the most common typography tips for designers and how you can apply these to your current web projects.

The Beauty Of Typography: Writing Systems And Calligraphy Of The World
There are a lot of languages in the world, Each of them based on a different writing system. This article will learning you more about international writing systems.

Font Types and Formats
Do you have enough information about fonts types and formats? This article is going to help you to explain the different kinds of fonts and which formats are used for fonts.

An Introduction To OpenType Substitution Features
Interesting article that look behind the scenes of OpenType substitution features, with a lot of examples, tools and tips.

Best Practices of Combining Typefaces
Typeface combinations is an art and to understand how to combining fonts in a design, you needs some practices for combining typefaces. This article will help you in this way.

A few things I’ve learned about typeface design
Designing a typeface is not a easy job, you need to read so much about it before you take the first step, So here are few tips and thoughts help you to start off.

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