Walter by Teo Tuominen released at Type Together
“Both kindly and commanding, a neighbourly slab serif that sees the best in others.”
TypeCon 2017 in August in Boston
“We’ve been putting the finishing touches on this year’s conference program and are very excited to share a preview of what to expect this summer in Boston.”
Exchange by Frere-Jones Type released
“Originally designed for newspaper text, Exchange strives for clarity and efficient copyfit across multiple platforms. Its strategy relies on an unorthodox collection of historical references, from nineteenth-century Britain to Depression-era America.”
Announcing The Unicode Standard, Version 10.0
Version 10.0 adds 8,518 characters, for a total of 136,690 characters. These additions include four new scripts, for a total of 139 scripts, as well as 56 new emoji characters. (Image: Emojipedia.org)
Kickstarter: Writing Systems of the World Poster
“The goal of the chart (which includes over 1,750 symbols total) is to demonstrate the beauty and variety of the world’s writing systems.”
New open source family from Production Type: Spectral
“Production Type was commissioned by Google Fonts to create a new typeface primarily intended for immersive reading, that is now available from GSuite, Google’s collaborative office-suite for documents, slides and spreadsheets.”
Web Typography handbook available
A handbook for designing beautiful and effective responsive typography by Richard Rutter.
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