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      Riccardo Sartori

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      Type Specimens

      A curated list of digital specimens.


      Riccardo Sartori

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      Universal specimen

      A web tool made by Rosetta to preview and compare various languages using your fonts.


      Riccardo Sartori

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      Glorious Glyphs Quiz

      “Test your font ID chops in this new game”


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      Monotype acquires URW

      “Monotype today announced that it has agreed to acquire URW Type Foundry, a subsidiary of Global Graphics PLC. Based in Hamburg, Germany, URW is an innovative font and software provider, with extensive experience in designing and engineering fonts to service the needs of global brands.”


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      Riccardo Sartori

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      Type and Media 2019

      “Type and Media is a master’s course in typeface design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague (KABK). During the first semester, the students have several ongoing modules with concurrent projects, interspersed with a diverse set of workshops. During the second semester, each student focuses on a single project. This site showcases the final projects of the class of 2019.”


      Riccardo Sartori

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      Micro-Typography: How To Space And Kern Punctuation Marks And Other Symbols

      Thomas Bohm: “This article is for anyone who works with typography, in any medium, and it is especially for those designers who are keen to give users the best reading experience possible.”


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      Riccardo Sartori

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      2020 Typographics TypeLab

      “This year's Typographics TypeLab will be held online and run June 18, 19, 20 around the clock, with designers from around the world participating. We'll be using Zoom and livestream most sessions by YouTube. There will be parallel tracks to allow for more people to present. The organizing team would like to invite you to consider joining in by presenting on a topic related to Type.”


      Martin Lexow

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      Entity Pro - Glyph finder for Mac OS

      “The ultimate glyph finder app with a passion for digital typography—crafted for digital creators and macOS.”


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      Granjon’s Beautiful Bastard

      John Boardley looks at the typography of an early printed calligraphy book.


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