Infinite scrolling improves search lists

For the past several weeks, a new feature known as ‘infinite scrolling’ has been available on the Linotype.com website. This means that a search no longer only generates the specific hits for a particular page; instead, the list of hits [...]

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As of now web fonts are available direct from Linotype.com

Thousands of fonts from Linotype, Monotype and ITC can now be purchased direct on Linotype.com and make it possible to generate coordinated designs, suitable for all types of platforms, from print media to Internet purposes. The use of web fonts [...]

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Linotype.com with new web font features

Yesterday, we released a technical update of Linotype.com that will come very handy for those who want to use Linotype fonts on the web. The standard licencse we sell on Linotype.com doesn’t cover web font use, but with our partner, [...]

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Typecasting carries on in Darmstadt

The last months have been very critical of the continued existence of the type casting department in the Darmstadt Museum “Haus der Industriekultur.” The owner of the production and distribution company “Schriftenservice Stempel” has dissolved the company end of 2011. [...]

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Type on Screen – Choosing and using it well, by Dan Rhatigan

Happy new year to all of you! To kick-off the new year, I want to share a video with you, which I just find excellent. My English colleague Dan Rhatigan gave this presentation at Future of Web Design 2011 in [...]

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Displaying digital type (part 3 of 5): Hinting

The development of digital font formats included a technology that enabled the font maker to improve the display of type on low resolution Media. This technology is called hinting. In reference to the „allegory of the cave“ hinting means: you [...]

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Displaying Digital Fonts (Part 2 of 5): Rendering

You can read the first post here. If a display is representing the caves wall, the raterizer can be understood as the source of light that projects the shadow of a type face onto the caves wall. Rasterizers are software [...]

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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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How to design for digital? Brand Perfect Tour has the answer

According to Mashable, more than three billion apps were downloaded from Apple’s app store. Amazon reported that they have sold more e-books than conventional books in 2010. The analysts from Gartner stated that PC sales are decreasing dramatically, whereas tablet [...]

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