Sex, lies, & type

The Week in Type Welcome to a slightly later than usual week in type. Lots happening in the world of web fonts — links to the best content below. There’s also free stuff, so don’t click away. I’m thrilled by the launch of a new type foundry, Mota Italic. Congratulations to Rob and Co.

Web fonts — where are we?

Untangling the tangle With all the talk about web fonts, I think it’s time I tried to outline the present situation. I’ve not attempted to do so before, owing to the complexity of some of the material, and the speed at which things are moving. Web designers are generally not interested in technical specifications, TrueType […]

On diacritics

By David Březina The globalisation of the type market and rising interest in multi-lingual typeface design is a source of great optimism among many typographers. Yet despite the proliferation of these beautiful new typefaces, many still do not support some European languages, let alone cater for African and Asian languages. In fact, contrary to the […]

My favourite typefaces of 2008

The Best of Type This year has been a great year for type, with many new releases. Some of them are exceptional. Following is a list of my personal favourites of the past year. This is by no means an exhaustive list; there are, in fact, many others deserving of accolades. Compendium Difficult to imagine […]

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