Here’s a ranked listing of Fonts.com Web Fonts’ top 100 most used Web fonts for October 2012: Neue Helvetica Trade Gothic Helvetica Neue Frutiger Univers Gill Sans Avenir Next Futura Avenir Frutiger DIN Next ITC Avant Garde Gothic Linotype Univers Neo Sans Trade Gothic Next PMN Caecilia Agilita Arial New Century Schoolbook ITC Garamond Linotype Didot […]
Today Monotype announced the acquisition of Design By Front, makers of Typecast – a browser-based tool for designing Web pages with Web fonts. Design By Front has been a valued partner of the Fonts.com team and we couldn’t be happier to have them as part of the family. We welcome a talented group of individuals […]
This week we were pleased to see that our friends at Design by Front ushered Typecast, a browser-based tool for designing Web pages with Web fonts, into public beta. We’ve been big fans of Typecast since its introduction into private beta one year ago. With a beautifully and thoughtfully constructed UI, Typecast is a joy […]
At Fonts.com, we’ve always prided ourselves on the vast selection of fonts we offer. Today that selection improves with the fonts of one of our closest and longest standing partners. We’re very pleased to announce the release of Adobe fonts to our Fonts.com Web Fonts service. This initial batch includes the most recognizable designs from […]
First established in 1958 as International House of Pancakes, IHOP is a national restaurant chain known for their food, friendly atmosphere, and iconic blue A-frame buildings. While their namesake pancake dishes and breakfast specialties are perhaps most well-known, IHOP serves all manner of fare in over 1,500 restaurants — with locations in all 50 states. […]
For over 25 years lettering artist Rob Leuschke has produced a wide array of elegantly crafted typefaces; from stately formal scripts to more expressive handwriting-based designs, Rob’s calligraphic acumen is evident throughout the typographic oeuvre released through his TypeSETit studio. Having both taught calligraphy across the world, as well as created over 200 fonts over […]
With nearly 600 locations across the Mid-Atlantic, Wawa is a chain offering not only typical convenience store staples, but also assortments of freshly made sandwiches, soups and salads. Wawa’s website features the ITC Officina Sans family exclusively for its display typography. Headlines, subheads, and navigation are set in the typeface’s bold weight, while the website’s […]
U&lc ceased print publication in the fall of 1999. Over its almost 27 years in hardcopy form, it inspired, informed and delighted readers. In the process, U&lc won over 100 awards for design and typographic excellence from the AIGA, Society of Publication Designers, Type Directors Club, and many other prestigious organizations.
U&lc’s tenure was marked by powerful – sometimes brash and always stirring – typographic design. The publucation bristled with life and energy. The graphic design community – in addition to illustrators, photographers and calligraphers – eagerly anticipated each issue. However, even though U&lc was celebrated for its strength and dynamism, it was also fragile.
Steve Matteson, Monotype Imaging’s creative type director, will present “Discovering the Goudy Legacy” at the 2012 APHA Conference – the 37th annual conference presented by The American Printing History Association (APHA), Oct. 12–13, at Columbia College Chicago, Center for Book and Paper Arts. Frederic W. Goudy was a prolific American book and type designer. He is […]