Video: Matthew Carter in memoriam Adrian Frutiger

At the end of April this year, at the Parsons School of Design, font designer Matthew Carter spoke in memoriam of the well-known font designer Adrian Frutiger, who passed away in 2015 at the age of 87. In his talk, Carter referred to Frutiger’s career and to his well-known and popular [...]

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Professional guide for switching to HTML5

The free guide “HTML5 for Digital Advertising 2.0” offers you all the important tips for creating HTML5 ads. With some details and background information, this PDF document provides comprehensive support to help you master the transition to HTML5. You can download the guide for [...]

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Article “Google wants to kick Flash to the curb in Chrome this fall”

As the title from The Next Web.com makes clear, Google will no longer support flash in its Chrome browser. Interactive articles and videos will only be supported with HTML5. Adobe started to remove flash from its technology as early as last year. The complete [...]

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The TypeSelect text font reference

The Hermann Schmidt Verlag has released a new text font reference, the Type Select. The collection lets you browse a total of 264 classic and current text fonts to find the right typeface. The selection of fonts also incudes, where available, small caps, different number sets and all [...]

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Webinar about switching to HTML5 ads

In a nearly one-hour webinar with Theo Skye, Monotype’s Director of Partner Engagement, you’ll learn all there is to know about switching to HTML5 ads, which will help you make even more effective advertising campaigns. If you would like to read the content [...]

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TEDx Talk with font designer Nadine Chahine

“Do we really need more fonts?” – this is one of many questions that Nadine Chahine gets when she talks about her career as a font designer. In her 20-minute TEDx Talk, Chahine talks about these encounters. The focus of this extremely interesting [...]

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Interesting article on web fonts in HTML5 ads

In the “Best Practice” category on Monotype.com, you find an interesting article on the use of web fonts in HTML5 ad campaigns. This information is perfect if you need to use live text for dynamic content for personalization, for example. Read the full article here.

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The end of flash ads and the new role of HTML5

“You really have to be thinking about a font strategy”, recommends Theo Skye from the Monotype team in a very informative report on HTML5 by author Barry Levine. From June 30 on, Google no longer supports Flash ads. For this [...]

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Exciting article on the so-called Flashpocalypse

In the post “How to survive and thrive through the Flashpocalypse”, Monotype’s Director of Partner Engagement Theo Skye will tell you everything you need to know about how to survive the so-called Flashpocalypse. Read the extensive and very informative article from Theo [...]

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Video tip: “Edward Johnston – Calligraphy & Type Design with Ewan Clayton”

UK-based calligrapher and lecturer Ewan Clayton presents a portrait of the font designer Edward Johnston in a nearly one-hour talk. The result is an interesting and inspiring picture of Johnston’s life and work. Johnston designed Johnston Sans for the London underground some 100 years ago. And [...]

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