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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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I first met Bill Dwiggins when I was quite young. I grew up in Hingham, Mass., and was one of the neighborhood kids who attended his marionette shows. Later on, I started dropping by Bill’s studio every now and again to watch him carve the marionettes. Today is Bill’s birthday. If he were still around, […]

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Our well-rounded typographic subscriptions just became more versatile. Starting today, our Professional and Master level Fonts.com Web Fonts subscriptions include FontExplorer X Pro – the acclaimed font management application that makes quick and easy work of finding and managing your fonts. If you’re wondering why a desktop font management application is included in a Web fonts […]

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Occurring over four days at the end of May, the Sasquatch! Music Festival features an eclectic lineup of musicians performing at the Gorge Amphitheater in Quincy, Wash. The festival’s site is a typographic delight. Utilizing colossal headlines and navigation elements all in the affable ultra weight of the ITC Kabel family, the site is reminiscent […]

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Ireland.com is the online presence of Tourism Ireland, an organization marketing the Emerald Isle as a premiere travel destination. The layout of the Ireland.com site is quite kinetic, with modular content blocks of varying size overlaid upon large, vibrant photographs. The site utilizes the Rockwell typeface family nearly exclusively; it’s employed not only for headlines, […]

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