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As Fontacular barrels through its final day, we wanted to remind you all that there’s still time to take advantage of ALL the wild deals from this week. That’s right, Fontacular best sellers such as the Neue Haas Grotesk, DIN Next, Mercury Script, and Veneer families are STILL on sale. Gander at the Fontacular page to […]

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For many designers, the prospect of buying a font is a mixed bag of excitement and trepidation. The idea of adding to your type arsenal can be exhilarating until you consider the uncertainty of whether the typeface will behave as expected when put to work in your project. Countless preview tools have been released to […]

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The truly monumental milestones in the evolution of typographic history can no longer be counted off on one hand. Accredited scientists and peer-reviewed statistical studies show such hallmarks to be: • Written language • Illuminated manuscripts • Movable type • The microprocessor • Arial And now…FONTACULAR. Have you always wanted all your dreams to come true? Look […]

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Here’s a listing of the top 100 most used fonts from the Fonts.com Web Fonts service for November 2013: Avenir Next Neue Helvetica Gill Sans Trade Gothic Avenir Univers Proxima Nova Futura Gill Sans Infant Frutiger Helvetica ITC Franklin Gothic Rockwell Linotype Univers Classical Garamond Sabon Next DIN Next Klint Century Gothic Museo Sans Courier […]

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Here’s a listing of the top 100 most used fonts from the Fonts.com Web Fonts service for October 2013: Neue Helvetica Avenir Next Gill Sans Trade Gothic Avenir Univers Proxima Nova Gill Sans Infant Rockwell Futura Helvetica Classical Garamond Linotype Univers Frutiger Klint DIN Next Courier PS Century Gothic Museo Sans Myriad Bree Slate ITC […]

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We’ve always worked to ensure Fonts.com Web Fonts is fast, reliable and easy to use. Today I’m excited to announce a new option that many of you (and us) have anticipated for some time. We are now providing the option for Web fonts to be grouped by font family, allowing you to use different weights […]

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Since the mass availability of Web fonts, the gap between the typographic possibilities within Web and print design has been steadily closing. Continuing the trend, today we unveil new kerning and letter spacing capabilities to our Fonts.com Web Fonts service that can help take your Web designs one step closer to pixel perfect. While kerning […]

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Jim Wasco loves to talk about type, and when he does, he enthuses equally about highly specific details on the one hand, and the typographic big picture on the other. It’s not an either/or discussion – it’s a seamless interplay of influences and inspirations. With Wasco, you can indeed have it both ways. His newest […]

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Here’s a listing of the top 100 most used fonts from the Fonts.com Web Fonts service for September 2013: Trade Gothic Neue Helvetica Avenir Next Gill Sans Univers Avenir Proxima Nova Gill Sans Infant Helvetica Futura Frutiger Rockwell Linotype Univers Classical Garamond DIN Next Klint Century Gothic ITC Avant Garde Gothic Courier PS Museo Sans […]

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Attention Web typographers: here’s your chance to try that Fonts.com Web Fonts subscription you’ve been eyeing – and save a bundle in the process! Now through September 27th, save up to 50% off any 3 year plan from Fonts.com Web Fonts: the exclusive service offering the renowned Monotype, Linotype and ITC foundries and coveted designs […]

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