TypeNetwork article: OpenType Font Variations
David Berlow looks at the history and future variable fonts
typo-symposion at the castle of raabs/austria
type symposion ›wie umgehen mit… / how to deal with…‹ 24.—27. august at the castle of raabs an der thaya/austria, presenting 14 lectures on typographic topics in relation to society and the graphicdesign business in a rather hedonistic atmosphere…
Letterform Archive acquires over 60000 Linotype drawings
“Once threatened by dispersal, over 60,000 letter templates from the British Linotype company now have a home at Letterform Archive.”
How Font Licensing Affects Usage
In this TypeThursday interview with learn how David Jonathan Ross got into typeface design, his love for unusual approaches, and novel ways to deliver fonts to users.
FontDrop app for Windows and Mac OS as free beta
“By having an on-line catalog of fonts, it allows you to quickly search and install them with a single click. Adobe suite integration lets you drag'n'drop fonts to create new text layers and also to restore missing fonts at your will.”
DIN Next Stencil introductory offer
“The youngest member of the DIN Next super-family is DIN Next Stencil, created by Sabina Chipară. ”
MRes TD, a new programme at the University of Reading
“… targeted specifically at experienced, practicing typeface designers who want to develop a deeper understanding of the historical and theoretical aspects of their field, and gain a research-intensive qualification that allows them to teach a postgraduate level.”
Help Tim Brookes designing games around alphabets for children or support his Kickstarter campaign.
CSS Fonts Module Level 4 Working draft
With new additions regarding variable fonts and color fonts.
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