How often do you find yourself in a similar crunch: you just completed your last masterpiece but no chance of resting, no, here you are and your boss wants you to shake your sleeves and come up with the next design but all that you are able to find are a few crumbs but no ideas.

This is a good moment to sit back and study a few fonts. Fonts are the backbone of your visual communication. I am sure that within the shortest amount of time you feel replenished and ready to pour out creativity by the pound.

Hoefler & Frere-Jones is a great place for fonts and to browse them, find them, learn about them and see them in action:

Since 1989, Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones have helped some of the world’s foremost publications, corporations, and institutions develop their unique voice through typography. Their body of work includes some of the world’s most famous designs, typefaces marked by both high performance and high style.

In 2004, The Hoefler Type Foundry entered its sixteenth year as Hoefler & Frere-Jones. H&FJ continues to work with brand leaders in every sector, developing original typefaces and licensing fonts from its library of nearly 1,000 designs, and it publishes fonts exclusively through its New York sales office and its web site at

— (Via Typography ยป Fonts | Hoefler & Frere-Jones).