Benjamin Sherbow: The First Typographer?
Although he started without typographic training, “it was quickly evident that this was to become his ruling passion” …
Dan Reynolds: Blackletter today
Since blackletter predates the invention of European printing, it is not surprising that blackletter is still popular with calligraphers and letterers. But what is blackletter’s appeal?
Index - A Brief History
“The use of indexes dates back to Greco-Roman antiquity, with seeds of their origins found in the separate penned lists or summaries of books and chapter titles …”
Monotype discontinues TYPO Berlin conference
“Typically we would reach out to you at this time about next year’s TYPO Berlin. This year we have decided to take a new tact with our events going forward.”
Back in Black: The story how Sinews Sans was re-mastered
In 2017 the Regional Brands from BSH Hausgeräte GmbH needed a typeface fit for interface and information design. Thanks to them, TypeMates got to spend time looking again at one of Jakob Runge’s first designs, originally released in 2012. Working with the Regional Brands, it has been comprehensively re-mastered and trained for pan-European language support. It now stands a little straighter, its curves are a little more toned, it can stretch and flex in new ways.
Typekit font selection and live testing coming to InDesign and Illustrator
“You’ll be able to seamlessly access 9,000+ fonts that come with your Creative Cloud membership, directly within InDesign and Illustrator CC.”
Over 600 fonts added to Creative Cloud subscriptions
“Creative Cloud customers now have access to 665 new fonts from 41 different type families, thanks to new additions from Monotype.”
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