Typography Weekly #111
InDesign: Automatic mapping of Optical Size in Variable fonts to Font Size
InDesign (16.2) can now automatically map the optical size value in variable fonts to the font size you set, for the text in your document.
A Letterform Archive Auction
Bring a rare piece of the Archive into your own home or office while supporting our mission: join our first-ever auction on May 12, 2021.
DesignCuts: The Spectacular Typography Set
Included in this bundle is an assortment of our best-selling font re-runs, which includes clean, geometric fonts made for all of your contemporary design needs. With packs from W Type Foundry, Callie Hegstrom, and Latinotype, integrating typography into your work will have never been easier.
The Lettering Seminar by Martina Flor. Enrollment opened
“This 8-Week seminar is the closest thing to full-blown university education on hand lettering.”
Type Design in the Museum: Acquiring the Immaterial
Craig Eliason, professor in the art history department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul (Minnesota) explores how digital typefaces can be ‘acquired’ by museums.
Source Han Sans goes variable
Google and Adobe joined forces to design and develop the world’s first open-source Pan-CJK typeface: Source Han Sans (released as Noto Sans CJK by Google). Today, Adobe is delighted to publish the family’s latest iteration, Source Han Sans Variable.
Some Type Foundries Want to Restrict Usage of Their Fonts on Ethical Grounds. Will It Work?
Clauses written into licensing agreements could help designers have more control over their work
The Interrogang Podcast
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