Linotype

I don't know if it is the proper section to announce
a book release related to type.
Anyway, find a study about the company Linotype coming out in May.

History of the Linotype Company
by Frank Romano
(USA, RIT Press, 2014, 480 pages, ISBN 978-1-933360-60-7)

http://ritpress.rit.edu/publications/books/history-linotype-company-soft...

I was looking for the Charter font from Matthew Carter and discovered that there are multiple versions.
I wonder if someone can tell me what are the differences between the 3 listed here (in terms of design, not concerning the rights to sell) :

ITC Charter (Linotype) (ITC Charter Regular - $35)
ITC Charter (ITC) (Charter Regular - $29)
Charter BT (Bitstream) (Charter Regular - $24.75)

Thanks for your help

Hello,

Does anyone have a contact person at Linotype that I can contact for permission to alter one of their fonts in order to create a corporate typeface?

Thanks,
Kristin

Download fonts - http://bit.ly/17prSnJ
Read press release - http://bit.ly/19UIqUw
Learn more here - http://bit.ly/19UPi4g

Monotype has released more than 8,600 Web fonts on Linotype.com , now available for download and self-hosting. Customers are also able to save 50 percent off the desktop version of a font when purchasing both the desktop and Web font versions.

My apologies if I have placed this in the wrong place but it somewhat makes sense to place it here. Additionally my apologies as I had previously posted this in the general discussion but it only collected dust there. If some one can explain how to take down my previous post I will.

Dose anyone know if Egmont Inline by Sjoerd Hendrik De Roos (S.H. de Roos), which was distributed by Typefoundry Amsterdam, was ever digitized? I believe that Linotype might have the rights to it but I can't find it on there website.

I can't even find a highres sample of Egmont Inline online.

Any high quality fonts that might be an adequate substitute?

Thanks in advance.

Dose anyone know if Egmont Inline by Sjoerd Hendrik De Roos, distributed by Typefoundry Amsterdam was ever digitized? I believe that Linotype should have the rights to it but I can't find it on there website.

I can't even find a highres sample online.

Any high quality fonts that might be an adequate substitute?

Thanks in advance.

The September edition of the Metal Type newsletter is now out.

Plenty to tell you about, as usual, plus a look at some items that arrived in the post.

This month's "extra footage" is of the Bradford Jowett van, a British van (from Yorkshire) that was produced between 1946 and 1953. Find out what "extras" an additional £38 for the Deluxe version would have bought you in those days!

Click here to take a look at this month’s video:
http://www.metaltype.co.uk/rail/clicks/click.php?id=17

Some of you may know that I've been working on an ebook called "Printers' Tales" that I'm hoping to make available on the Amazon Kindle in the very near future. The idea is to give some of the stories from the website a more permanent home, and, hopefully, take them to a wider audience.

Hello,
My company wants to sort out font management issues and, after looking at different options, we're considering buying software from either Extensis or Linotype.
But the bigger question than which software maker to go with, however, is should we buy several client licenses or a server license? We couldn't fully understand the exact way font server works, so any explanations (as you'd talk to a child) are welcome.

    Could you recommend the right choice based on the below?
  1. Currently, 6 computers would need constant access to the font library (5 Macs and 1 PC). This number may increase in the future but not drastically.

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.

 
Improved Font Browsing and More Comprehensive Search Results Headline New Features

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, and its subsidiary, Linotype GmbH, have revamped Linotype.com, offering visitors an improved site experience for all things relating to typefaces – from browsing, licensing and downloading fonts to learning about type and how to use it effectively.

 
FontExplorer X Pro version 2.2 for Windows Debuts

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, and its subsidiary, Linotype GmbH, have launched their award-winning FontExplorer® X Pro font management solution for standalone Microsoft® Windows® platforms. FontExplorer X Pro version 2.2 for Windows is available at www.fontexplorerx.com.

 
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.

 
Beauty, Legibility and Versatility Combine as Key Attributes in Akira Kobayashi's Newest Design

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has launched the 24-font Akko™ typeface suite by Akira Kobayashi, type director at the company's Germany-based subsidiary, Linotype GmbH. The newest member of the Linotype® collection, Akko is the first original typeface by Kobayashi in several years.

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:

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Linotype: The Film

How does the linotype fit into today's technology?

It doesn't.

Helvetica, Frutiger, Futura and Garamond Typefaces Included with CorelDRAW for the First Time

WOBURN, Mass., Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has announced that fonts from its Helvetica(R), Frutiger(R), Futura(R) and Garamond typeface families are shipping with CorelDRAW(R) Graphics Suite X5, the newest professional graphics applications suite from Corel Corp. Comprising 32 fonts from the Linotype(R) collection, the designs have also marked their debut in any CorelDRAW product.

I've just purchased a new computer and am in the process of migrating everything over. The Mac Migration Assistant moved my FontExplorerX app over, but the sets and everything in the library seems to have disappeared. Maybe that's because I don't have Explorer managing my fonts, but is there any way to export the set/library information? Do I really have to go build all my custom sets and import all my fonts all over again?

I'm using v1.2.3 but would consider moving to Pro if there's a solution there.

Thanks.

WOBURN, Mass., April 7, 2010 – Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has released the 20-font Neue Frutiger® Condensed family, the latest addition to the Linotype® Library of typefaces. Designed by Akira Kobayashi, type director at Linotype GmbH, Monotype Imaging’s German-based subsidiary, and Adrian Frutiger, creator of the original Frutiger design, the new family builds on one of the best selling Linotype offerings of all time.

The new fonts can be previewed and licensed from Monotype Imaging’s e-commerce sites: www.fonts.com, www.linotype.com, www.itcfonts.com and www.faces.co.uk.

New FontExplorer X Pro and Server Releases feature Expanded Capabilities and Improved Ease of Use

WOBURN, Mass., & BAD HOMBURG, Germany, Feb. 2, 2010 – Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, and its subsidiary, Linotype GmbH, have unveiled version 2.5 of the award-winning Linotype FontExplorer® X Pro font management application for individual users, and version 1.5 of the FontExplorer X Server solution for workgroup administrators.

FontExplorer X Server 1.5

FontExplorer X

Indices : Software : Font Management Software : Linotype FontExplorer X

Linotype's FontExplorer X (FEX) is a free font management tool, which includes an integrated font store. Users of FEX may purchase fonts via this store if they so choose (unlike traditional internet font shopping, fonts purchased via FEX will be directly installed in the font manager, for easier activation and deactivation).

As of this writing (April 11, 2006), FontExplorer X is currently available just for MacOS X 10.3.9 and higher. A PC version is in the works.

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