Good news: the week is just about over, and you have our permission to indulge with a distraction or two. Here are a couple fun games to get you started — just call it typographic research if you get called out.

Hex Invaders

If you’ve spent more hours than you’d like to admit thinking about colors in RGB, Hex Invaders might be just the diversion you need. As advertised, “The world needs your typically useless skill of hex code knowledge to prevent the invasion!” — and with Brandon Grotesque gracing your battlefield, how can you refuse? (Your author destroyed a mere 46 invaders.)

Playmatic app

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Thousands of the best fonts

Browse our library of the world’s best fonts, ready to use in your next project, available for the web and your desktop.

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Sites We Like: Tools & Toys and This Week’s Playlist

What’s new on the internet this week? Countless sites will be all too happy to fill you in on what’s worth buying, reading, or listening to. This week we’re focusing on a couple websites that maintain a sharp focus on what’s new in the world, but take their time with design to make the experience a lot less overwhelming.

Tools & Toys

Tools & Toys updates daily with thoughtful, fresh content and attains a very neat balance between appreciation for the cool gear that’s out there and mindfulness about consumption culture. The type selection is also in perfect balance here, with Freight Sans in the …

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Typekit Studio & Creative Camp at SXSW

In a couple days, we’ll be joining our colleagues from Creative Cloud for a busy week in Austin. If you’re coming to SXSW this week, we hope to see you at the Creative Camp on Friday and Saturday, March 13th and 14th.

Creative Camp is a two-day spread of classes and talks about design, inspiration, and the tools that bring it all together. Whether you pop by for a quick refresher on just one topic, or join for a full afternoon of learning, we’ll be delighted to see you there.

On Friday, camp will be in session from 11am to 4:30pm, featuring presentations by Zorana

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Frank Grießhammer

Designer Spotlight

Frank Grießhammer

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Source Serif

Typeface Spotlight

Source Serif

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LOVE/HATE

Event Spotlight

LOVE/HATE

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