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Birdfont is free software program that creates fonts in several formats. It's mainly focused on web fonts.
Patrick Marc Sommer is a designer and productioner based in Berlin. He focuses on print: corporate publishing, book & magazine design and production. Since 2005 he has also been an editor for several journals, including Encore and Slanted (Typo Weblog & Magazin), and a co-editor of the Design made in Germany magazine.
The Arts University College at Bournemouth
The Arts University College at Bournemouth, established in 1885 as a specialist institution, is a leading University College offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries.
Their website is: http://www.aucb.ac.uk/
Those who write or have written about typography.
John D. Berry
Rob Roy Kelly
Philip B. Meggs
The main categories of the VOX system are:
The Black letters
The Gaelic types
The Non-Latin Typefaces
Following is a list of names and their correct pronunciations (using English orthography).
This is a wiki: please contribute!
Arnold Boecklin: AR-nollt BOKE-lin [ˈaːnolt bøklˈin]
Antique Olive: on-teek uh-LEEV
Cochin: co-SHAN [koˈʃɛ̃ː]
Eurostile: æu-ro-STI-le (true?)
Fette Fraktur: FET-uh FROK-tour
Helvetica Neue: Helvetica noy-a
Neutraface: NOY-trah FACE
Vitesse: vih-TESS (or v-TESS)
Specifics on Diacritics:
See also Characters.
Character design standards @ Microsoft
Data on Languages @ Institut of Esthonian Language
Diacritics Project. All you need to design a font with correct accents
Gaultney, J. Victor: Problems of diacritic design for Latin script text faces, 2002
Polish Diacritics How To?
Indices : Geography
Indices : Alphabetties
An unorganized group of highly organized women whom all share a love of type and typography.
Current members are as follows:
A small format Brazilian typographic magazine packed full of great visual content.
Alexander S. Lawson taught typography at Rochester Institute of Technology from 1947 to 1977. His most well-known work is Anatomy of a Typeface (David R. Godine, 1990), still a much recommended book among type aficionados.
In late 2009 a blog archive was developed to honor & document his life's work.
Died: Sun City, Florida, 2002
ATypI announced its second type design competition, Letter.2. Submissions open on April 4, 2011.
Find out more at www.letter2.org
Type design (strictly)