If you are looking for suggestions on typefaces to use when designing, Smashing Magazine has a helpful article on 80 beautiful typefaces for professional design. But lettering doesn’t have to be restricted to the fonts found in various desktop publishing or web design programs. I discovered an online arena to get your creative juices flowing http://thetypefight.com
You will definitely find some interesting and creative designs which bring a new perspective to letters and numbers. While you wouldn’t produce a whole document in these styles, using these will certainly bring an element of uniqueness to your piece.