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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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Here’s a listing of the top 100 most used fonts from the Fonts.com Web Fonts service for August 2013: Neue Helvetica Trade Gothic Gill Sans Helvetica Avenir Futura Univers Proxima Nova Avenir Next DIN Next ITC Avant Garde Gothic VAG Rounded Swiss 721 Neue Frutiger Frutiger Frutiger Next Linotype Univers Trade Gothic Next Humanist 777 […]

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Monotype recently announced a collection ‘eText typefaces’, designed to facilitate the best on-screen reading experience. These typefaces extend the palette of text choices available for Web and EPUB designers and developers. Our eText typefaces are part of the Monotype Portfolio for Digital Publishing, tailored for high-quality immersive reading on e-readers, tablets and other devices. Our […]

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Here’s a ranked listing of Fonts.com Web Fonts’ top 100 most used Web fonts for July 2013: Neue Helvetica Trade Gothic Proxima Nova Futura Gill Sans Helvetica Avenir Univers DIN Next Avenir Next Neue Frutiger Frutiger Linotype Univers ITC Avant Garde Gothic Trade Gothic Next Frutiger Next Humanist 777 ITC Franklin Gothic Arial Adobe Caslon Century […]

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Bill Dwiggins got me hooked on type. His marionette shows were what attracted me to his studio, but it was his passion for calligraphy, type and typography that lured me into a life of letters. Serious stuff, but I was a pretty serious kid back then. I guess that’s how I got my “Doctor” nickname. […]

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Here’s a ranked listing of Fonts.com Web Fonts’ top 100 most used Web fonts for June 2013: Neue Helvetica Proxima Nova Trade Gothic Futura Gill Sans Helvetica Univers DIN Next Avenir Avenir Next Neue Frutiger Frutiger Linotype Univers Frutiger Next ITC Avant Garde Gothic Trade Gothic Next Humanist 777 Century Gothic Futura T Museo Sans Univers […]

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The recent integration of our SkyFonts technology into our Fonts.com Web Fonts subscription plans introduced some major new benefits. These included the ability to try fonts before buying them, and the ability to use fonts included with your subscription for website mockup use and even final design use. Now we’re excited to bring you two […]

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