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Typecast Web Design Tool Creator, Design By Front, Acquired by Monotype Imaging

Monotype Imaging has acquired Design By Front Limited, developers of the Typecast™ application, a browser-based tool for designing Web pages with Web fonts.

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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.

The Brand Perfect Tour London – Adventures in Retail is back in town for the third time. This Think Tank and Master Class will be held at the Royal Society of the Arts (RSA) on 11th October and will address the issues retailers are facing when attempting to create and deliver multi-channel experiences. Delegates will discover how brands such as John Lewis and McDonald's are faring in an increasingly technology driven environment, where they have found success and the challenges they have faced.

Monotype Imaging is pleased to be a platinum sponsor of ATypI Hong Kong 2012, the annual conference presented by ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale), Oct. 10–14. Several of our resident type experts from around the world will be sharing their knowledge and skills. Come by and join us as we take a look at Web fonts, Japanese typographic history, new automotive type trends and so much more.

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Fonts.com is proud to announce two new releases – the JMC Engraver & Feldman Engraver typeface families – by Monotype Imaging designer Terrance Weinzierl. Commissioned as companions to Nancy Sharon Collins’ new book The Complete Engraver: A Guide to Monograms, Crests, Ciphers, Seals, and the Etiquette and History of Social Stationery, these fonts are FREE for download from Fonts.com. Simply add to your cart and enjoy.

Looking for a challenge? Want cool, free, type stuff? Test your “metal” at the 2012 TypeCon Typographic Quiz.

Monotype Imaging is pleased to be a sponsor of TypeCon2012 – the annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA). Several of our resident type experts from around the world will be sharing their knowledge and skills. Come by and join us as we take a look at Arabic typography, rare stockpiles of British typographic history, new aviation type trends for cockpit navigation and so much more.

Here are our Typecon2012’s “not to miss” highlights:

The actually quite excellent CBC Radio technology show Spark has posted the full recording of its interview with rough, tough Steve Matteson, which forms part of the May 20–23 episode.

Designer Named to Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business

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Nadine Chahine of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. was named today to Fast Company's 2012 ranking of The 100 Most Creative People in Business. Chahine, who designs Arabic typefaces at Monotype's Germany-based subsidiary, Linotype GmbH, was recognized alongside individuals from a variety of professions who use creativity for transforming industries and reinventing the world in which we live.

New site offers a single source for desktop and Web fonts

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Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has redesigned Fonts.com, launched today as a public beta release. Among its enhancements, the new Fonts.com debuts as the only site to offer typefaces both through a Web font service and as desktop fonts. The site has been given an aesthetic overhaul and now features many prominent showings aimed at inspiring designers and other type enthusiasts.

Monotype Imaging is pleased to have two of its type specialists speaking at the Reading Digital Symposium on April 27–28, 2012 at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Web fonts and e-publishing tools bring a vast array of typographic choices. But how do you effectively harness type and typographic controls that were once the domain of book designers and print publishers?

Meet experts who will help you make the right choices. Monotype Imaging’s Steve Matteson and Tom Rickner go “under the hood” with type for the screen:

Monotype Imaging’s Fonts.com Web Fonts team and Google have been brainstorming ways to make Web fonts better.

Looking to reduce Web font file sizes, the Google Web Fonts team began working closely with Monotype to discuss the advantages of their patented MicroType® Express (MTX) algorithm. The results led to the joint conclusion that in order to truly maximize the value of this technology, it needed to be adopted by Web browsers and font tools. It was decided that the greatest benefits would be achieved by sharing MTX with the entire Web community. As a result, Monotype Imaging has agreed to make the MTX format, as described in our W3C submissions, available to the public at no cost.

WOBURN, Mass.--Dec 14, 2011 -- Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has introduced the Arial® Unicode® MS Bold typeface. Comprised of nearly 50,000 characters, the newest addition to the Arial suite marks a typographical first — the ability to use a true, bold version of Arial Unicode.

Arial Unicode MS Bold complements Arial Unicode MS, the regular weight of the same design, which is included in Microsoft® Office® products and is shipped in various applications.

Monotype Imaging Announces Winning Entries for the Second Annual Web Font Awards

International Competition Honors Exceptional Use of Web Fonts in Web Design

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has announced the winners of its second annual Web Font Awards, the international competition that recognizes websites that incorporate exceptional use of Web fonts. First place in the Judges’ Choice category went to “DAS FORK” from Fork Unstable Media GmbH, and the Community Choice winner was “Baltimore Fishbowl” from Fastspot.

Monotype Imaging Announces Call for Entries for its 2nd Annual Web Font Awards

Website Submissions that Showcase Best Use of Web Fonts Now Being Accepted through Oct. 28, 2011

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, is now accepting entries through Oct. 28, 2011, for its 2nd annual Web Font Awards , the international competition that recognizes websites that incorporate exceptional use of Web fonts. Winners will be announced following a live judging event during the Future of Web Design conference, Nov. 7-9, in New York City.

Monotype Imaging Adds 10 Collections and Over 900 Web Fonts to Fonts.com Web Fonts

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has expanded Fonts.com Web Fonts with the addition of over 900 fonts, including collections from 10 typeface foundries new to the site and new designs from the company's Monotype®, Linotype® and ITC® libraries. More than 12,000 Web fonts are now available from Monotype Imaging's Web font service.

Monotype Imaging's XPS-to-PCL 6 and XPS-to-PostScript Vector Conversion Filters Selected for the Next Version of Windows

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has licensed its XPS-to-PCL™ 6 and XPS-to-PostScript® vector conversion filters to Microsoft Corp. for use in the next version of Windows. Monotype Imaging's XPS-to-PCL6 and XPS-to-PostScript driver technology enables printer device manufacturers to quickly and easily support XPS (XML Paper Specification) without modification to their PCL6 or PostScript printers.

Monotype Imaging Introduces the Parkinson Electra Typeface Family

 
Inspired by the 1930s Electra Typeface, Parkinson Electra Offers New Vitality in a New Design

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has released the 6-font Parkinson Electra® typeface family, available from Fonts.com. Designer Jim Parkinson based his design on the 1930s work of William Addison Dwiggins, whose Electra typeface created for the Linotype® collection has been widely considered a classic book face of the 20th century.

 
Branding Through Custom Typography

When: Tuesday, August 16th, 4:00-5:00 PM Eastern

Please join Monotype Imaging’s Creative Type Director, Steve Matteson, for a free HOW Magazine DesignCast titled “Branding Through Custom Typography.”

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Monotype Imaging Debuts New Program that Gives Design Agencies Free Access to Fonts.com Web Fonts

Design Agencies Can Now Use Monotype Imaging's Complete Web Font Collection at No Cost for Building Comps

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has introduced an exclusive program for design agencies that provides free access to Monotype Imaging's entire collection of Web fonts when designing comp sites for clients. The Fonts.com Web Fonts agency program, the first of its kind, helps agencies avoid the risk of investing in fonts before a client accepts the proposed designs.

Monotype Imaging Announces the Rotis II Sans Typeface Family

New Addition to Fonts.com Extends the Versatility of the Classic Rotis Design

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has released new fonts that expand the Rotis® suite of typefaces, one of the company's best-selling designs. The 14-font Rotis II Sans family, the latest addition to the Monotype® collection and available from Fonts.com, introduces improvements that extend the versatility of the original Rotis design.

Improved Text Handling and Visual Effects Library among New Features for Speeding GUI Development

Monotype Imaging, a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has launched version 2.6 of its SpectraWorks™ graphical user interface solution, a suite of tools for creating embedded GUIs quickly and inexpensively for consumer electronics devices such as printer control panels, handheld devices and household appliances.

“Developers can quickly integrate popular UI effects without having to build them from scratch, saving valuable time and resources. Text support, already a strong component of our technology, is now even stronger and more flexible with the addition of rich-text format widgets.”

 
Join Monotype Imaging in Chicago for Three Typography Sessions at the HOW Design Live and In-HOWse Conferences

The HOW Design Live Conference, a mega-gathering of thousands of designers, freelancers, in-house managers and packaging designers, begins June 24 in Chicago. If you’re attending, see our Fonts.com Web Fonts service in action at our booth (212) and the latest version of our FontExplorer X® font management tool. Sunday, June 26, will be a busy day for us. We’ll be presenting three sessions between the HOW Design Live and InHOWse Managers Conferences:

Monotype Imaging Adds Omnibus, Emboss and Tour de Force Collections Plus Over 500 Fonts to Fonts.com Web Fonts

Selections from a Variety of Foundries Expand Diversity of Web Font Offering, Now at 11,000+ Fonts

Monotype Imaging, a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has introduced more than 500 Web fonts to its Fonts.com Web Fonts offering, now featuring more than 11,000 Web fonts. New fonts include selections from three type foundries recently added to Fonts.com Web Fonts: Omnibus, Emboss Fonts and the Tour de Force Font Foundry.

 
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has introduced the 22-font Neue Haas Grotesk™ typeface family — the original Helvetica® design — into the company's Linotype® collection.

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