Typekit is now Adobe Fonts
“As Adobe Fonts, we are consolidating all previous Typekit plans into one streamlined service that gives you our complete library as part of all Creative Cloud plans.”
Emoji Part 3: Go West
In this article Keith Houston explains how Emoji came a global success through the Unicode standardization and Google’s role in that.
Yellow Design Studio releases Draft family
“Draft from Yellow Design Studio is a 144-font superfamily that features nine weights (Hairline to Black) and eight widths (A to H) for flexibility and fine-grain control.”
Bethany Heck: “Some of my favorite typographic pieces are the ones that use typography not only to deliver a message, but to serve as the compositional foundation that a design centers around. Letterforms are just as valuable as graphic elements as they are representations of language, and asking type to serve multiples roles in a composition is a reliable way to elevate the quality of your work.”
Fonts from Underware and Typofonderie now available for Typekit desktop sync
If you have a paid Typekit or Creative Cloud plan, you now have access to many fonts from Underware and Typofonderie.
The Last Time the US Considered Copyright Protection for Typefaces
“A change was revealed earlier this year that would essentially delegitimize fonts as software, requiring “each line of the software code” to be written by the author. The development caused some type designers to wonder if US lawmakers might ever reconsider the question of whether a typeface design itself should be legally protected.”
St Bride Library celebrates the bicentenary of Manuale Tipografico
“An exhibition curated by Keith Adams to celebrate the bicentenary Bodoni’s 1818 Manuale Tipografico together with a selection of his work from the previous 50 years.”
Held in the Layton Room at the St Bride Foundation from 2–12 October. Opening times are: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10.30–18.00pm; Tuesday and Thursday: 10.30–20.00pm; Saturday: 10.30–17.00pm.
October 2, 2018 until October 12, 2018
Ivy à la mode
Originally intended as a high-contrast companion for IvyJournal, Jan Maack’s IvyMode font dropped its serifs and picked up its own name. Now it’s ready to vogue.
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