Here are all the things I've found useful or inspirational...
Two neat little apps if your a typonerd and in possession of an iPhone. WhatTheFont and hugeType are fun little programs that are dedicated to typefaces. WhatTheFont is a great utility that I've used many times on my desktop computer when I'm trying to figure out what font has been used in a inspirational piece of design. Now you can do it on the move. Spot a poster on your travels and can't quite
New to my blogroll is Smashing Magazine, a great resource for design inspiration. One of their posts is all about Beautiful Handwriting, Lettering and Calligraphy. Great eyecandy!
Our Favourite Typefaces of 2007
Crikey, I very nearly forgot to bring your attention to the typographic oscars at Typographica. I have to say that a good proportion of them leave me cold. For instance J.N.Scripts? Kinescope? Fab? I guess they can't all be FF Meta Serif in stature.
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Typeface
I just found this article about typefaces by Michael Bierut at Design Observer. A good read about the thought processes behind typeface selection. Its not a step by step - it just underlines how designers can approach a project with their eyes, emotions and knowledge.
David Friedman has coined this new word to describe a common typographical mistake. Setting characters too tightly to one another can now be described as "keming". The idea seems to have caught on, even Boing Boing is running it! Kem is what you see when the r and n in kern are too close to each other.
Quicklink: Free Dingbats
Bittbox posts: 16 Incredibly Detailed, Useful (and free) Dingbat Fonts. The splatter and texture fonts are probably the most usable ones here.
Here's a neat little portal all about the wonders of Typography. TypeNeu™ is chocfull of lovely ligature rumination.