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A new report from the Brand Perfect™ initiative by Monotype reveals the need for brands and technology providers to collaborate with global publishers, enabling all parties to harness the growth opportunities that a “cross-platform” approach to advertising could bring.
Monotype teamed up with Google to offer versions of Google Web fonts designed for print. Users of Google Fonts can now work with free, desktop versions of Google Web fonts accessed through Monotype’s patent-pending SkyFonts™ technology, which enables cloud-based access to OpenType® fonts.
Need to re type set this because it won't cut out of vinyl well in its current unrefined form, the only downside is that I don't know what typestyle it is.
Any help would be appreciated.
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. has announced the commercial launch of its Typecast™ application, a browser-based tool for designing Web pages with Web fonts.
The Typecast application launches commercially after a year and a half in private and public beta programs, bringing the design community a tool that helps to save time and create better quality Web typography.
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. has released a new cloud-based technology that allows support for advanced, OpenType features in all popular browsers that support Web fonts and HTML5. Available to all subscribers of Monotype’s Fonts.com Web Fonts service, the first-of-its kind capability enables Web designers to use discretionary ligatures, small caps, fractions and other typographic features available in OpenType fonts, regardless of whether full, native support for OpenType features is available through the browser.
Monotype and MIT AgeLab co-present at Telematics Munich 2012 on the Impact of Typeface on Driver Demand. Monotype Imaging is a Gold sponsor of Telematics Munich 2012– Europe’s largest telematics conference, Oct. 29-30, at Munich Hilton Park Hotel.
Can certain typefaces mitigate driver distraction? The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab and the New England University Transportation Center set out to find the answer along with Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices. Initial results of an exploratory study show that certain type styles can reduce glance time – the time away from watching the road when driving while interacting with in-vehicle displays.
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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The Neue Aachen design offers dramatic improvements to a small display typeface family, making it even more powerful. “Despite its limited range of sizes, Aachen has been a surprisingly popular design,” says Jim Wasco, the designer of the new interpretation. “I knew that additional weights would expand the reach of the face even further.” The Neue Aachen family is the result of Wasco’s drive to make something very good, better.
Biome is also a much larger family than when it was first released by Carl Crossgrove two years ago. Now a super family of impressive proportions, here's what’s New Biome
I was typing out a heading in Albertus (Albertus Std Regular, the Monotype Opentype file) but with the V I noticed something odd. I zoomed in and saw the right serif has a sort of slope to it. When on the Light and Italic of the same family, it is not sloped.
Additionally, the Bitstream Flareserif 821 has not got this slope either.
Is this a defect in the file, and should I go back to the distributor or is it a quirk that's been there for a while? Is it only this newer Opentype one that has this or was it on the older files too?
Designer Named to Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business
-Read Fast Company's profile on Nadine: http://bit.ly/IU6kOz
-View SlideShare examples of Nadine's work: http://slidesha.re/L2LTFy
-Learn more about Nadine's work on Fonts.com: http://bit.ly/KWEWzZ
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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---View public beta at http://new.fonts.com/
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.
WOBURN, Mass., Nov. 10, 2011 – Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE) and Bitstream Inc. (Nasdaq: BITS) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Monotype Imaging to acquire Bitstream’s font business in an all cash merger valued at $50 million, subject to adjustments based on the closing net asset value of Bitstream. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors for both companies.
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.
Do any Typophile designers or developers have experience of using the Monotype Imaging fonts.com facility to render fonts such as Helvetica Neue on their website? For a brochure site I'm designing I want to move away from default web fonts. Any experience positive or negative please let me know.
My son, a recent transplant to Portland OR, alerted his type-geek dad to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry, a volunteer-run working museum, offering public programs to preserve the craft of type casting, and to educate and inspire a new generation of printers and students of printing history.
Here are some photos he took at their open house on March 26, 2011:
I am delighted to announce the release of my first commercial font, Camphor™ now available in six weights with corresponding italics from Fonts.com, Linotype.com and ITCFonts.com. (Camphor™ is also available to commercial subscribers of Fonts.com Web Fonts.)
Camphor™ comes in OpenType Standard and Pro formats with broad support for Central and Eastern European langauages.
OpenType features include: