Here's a colourful book for graphic designers and the typography fanatics.
It collects more then 90 artists and their experimentation with typography.
They are mostly hand drawn. You won't see much of the rigid fonts. Almost every one looks playful. There are some fonts created for comics, some grew plants to form letters, 3D fonts, painted fonts, and many more. The styles are wide-ranging and fascinating.
It's a great collection of ideas to look at when need to come up with your own.
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