[Updated] We all knew that there are a lot of websites showcasing the great usage of fonts and type treatment on various mediums like web or on the print, but sometimes you just want to know what font they are using. Well you can use font identification service to check the similar fonts, but is there any resources that tells you the font name?
Well there are, I found 3+ websites that not only showcase good examples of typography but also the fonts behind the design. Continue read on to check them out.
Fonts In Use
Fonts In Use, an independent project produced by Sam Berlow, Stephen Coles, and Nick Sherman, catalogs and examine real-world typography. In FIU, not only you can find good designs and fonts used, you can also read the rationale and story behind the design.
Font In Use by Typotheque
This is a website by Typotheque that showcases nice typography plus font inspection. Not only you can see what fonts were used, you can also test drive and even purchase the font. Pretty useful service.
Web Fonts Gallery
For the web fonts fans out there, this website is for you. Web Fonts Gallery displays the good real world example of web typography. Speaking of web fonts, Six Revision has a useful article to teach you on How To Bulletproof @Font-Face Web Fonts.
Webfonts Showcase by MyFonts, showcasing the real world examples of websites that use custom webfonts that you can buy from MyFonts.
Web Font Awards
There is also an award that dedicated to web fonts. Enter Web Font Awards. Not only you can submit and rate the websites, it can also be a good resources to learn about good web typography, what fonts and font service they used.
Above are the websites that I want to introduce to you all. If you have any other similar useful links, please tell me by leaving a comment below.