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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Book tip: “Tschicholds Faszikel: Unbekanntes von und zu Jan Tschichold”

Eighty-two pages in length, the book “Tschicholds Faszikel: Unbekanntes von und zu Jan Tschichold” (“Tschichold’s Fascicle: Unknown from and on Jan Tschichold”) contains collected print materials that belonged to German typographer Jan Tschichold. It was published last year by Jost Hochuli. The lovingly designed booklet exhibits [...]

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Book: “Printed matter, mainly books”
by Jost Hochuli

Swiss graphic artist and book designer Jost Hochuli is known primarily for his book designs. His book “Printed matter, mainly books” is a documentation of this work, but also includes his commercial art and fonts, which he carved into wood and linoleum. [...]

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New book about printer legend Alan Kitching

The Laurence King publishing house recently released a new book about Britain’s Alan Kitching. “Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress” by John L. Walters covers over 50 years of the celebrated printer’s life work. The publication is available in two versions, a special and a collector’s edition. Check out this wonderful video, which [...]

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Mahendra Patel received lifetime achievement award

Mahendra Patel, designer of the Neue Frutiger® Devanagari, was recognized for lifetime achievement on February 27. The Indian designer received the “Life Time Achievement Award” at the Typo Day Conference 2016 in Bangalore. We offer him our sincere congratulations. You can read about Mahendra Patel’s life here.

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