Typography – nerd-style
Here are some cool bits about the anatomy of a typographic character for you design-nerds. I personally love this kind of stuff. Unless you plan to be a type developer or font designer, this information won’t have very much relevance to what you do in an average day, as a graphic designer, but knowing about letter-forms will definitely give you an appreciation for the art within a typeface. Brilliant and beautiful.
The anatomy of typography and some additional font information you might find interesting, via fontshop.com:
The Anatomy of a typeface
An interesting site with some free fonts
And, here are a couple cool images using beautiful typographic arrangements:
Source unknown: Jimi Hendrix (please comment below if you know the proper source to be credited).