Georgia and Verdana now extended to offer more languages plus more weights and styles.

Something to delight all fans of these two classics: Georgia® Pro and Verdana® Pro have been fully extended and now offer a greater variety of typographic designs plus more opportunities to use them throughout the pan-European language area.

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Tweet for better Arabic typography online

There are practically no references at all for anything to do with Arabic Web Fonts. So, I’ve spent my day in a long tweetathon about anything related to the topic. Here are some of my tweets put together: #ArabicWebFonts Browser [...]

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Webfonts update: WOFF format now supported by all major browsers

What a day! Apple didn’t only gave us Mac OS X Lion, no Apple’s Safari is also supporting the WOFF format. Last year at the Webfontday in Munich, ATypI in Ireland and many more conferences, speakers already predicted that the [...]

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Constructivist Fonts

An interesting article on the “revolutionary” typefaces of the 1920s can be found at Linotype.com: together with information on the historical background, the article includes illustrations showing the development of constructivist fonts and examples of their use during the period. [...]

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TryType II: Experiments in Motion Graphics

With trytype I everything was about graphic design: For two semesters under the leadership of Prof. Guido Ludes, students at the University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden experimented with selected typefaces from Linotype.The results ranged from linear black-and-white graphics all the [...]

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Curves made of steel

One of my favorite designers, who is also my MA teacher/PhD supervisor/Matchmaking partner/fellow Linotype designer, is Gerard Unger. There are very few designers like Gerard. Why? First there is the brilliance of his work. Second, it is the inspiration that [...]

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Comic Sans conquers the Internet on April 1st

What a coincidence! Today, we released Comic Sans Pro and an accompanying blog post and at the same time Google shows all search results on Helvetica in Comic Sans plus they launched a dedicated website – brilliant timing! – Follow the [...]

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