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Mecanorma was a French company and leading manufacture of instant lettering. The rub down lettering was manufactured by a Dutch company called Polyvroom BV. Around 1985 the company called Trip Productions took over Mecanorma and Polyvroom. In the following years Trip Productions BV developed digital fonts and produced the rub down lettering from Lisse in The Netherlands.
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All Things Considered is a design studio in Melbourne, Australia. Established in 2010 as a collaborative, creative thinking and visual design studio.
Ampersand is a conference specifically focussing on web typography. It is held in the Brighton, UK and organised by Clearleft, a web design consultancy based in Brighton.
Ampersand is billed as:
An affordable one-day event for knowledgable web designers & type enthusiasts.
The inaugural event will be held on Friday June 17th in the Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, Brighton, UK.
The line up will be:
Holdings include Gaelic woodtype.
Indices : Organizations
Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI)
Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA)
Type Directors Club (TDC)
International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD)(istd.org.uk)
American Printing History Association (APHA)
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Society of Typographic Arts (STA)
Western New York Book Arts Collaborative (WNYBAC)
The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, study, and support of type, its history and development, its use in the world of print and digital imagery, its designers, and its admirers.
Indices : Font Retailers
Font Retailers sell fonts from several, and in some cases, many different foundries. Many foundries also sell their own fonts directly and sometimes in addition to selling through a retailer.
Many of today's font retailers also carry their own font collection, such as Veer's Umbrella Collection, FontShop's FontFont foundry and Phil's Fonts with Garage Fonts. In other scenarios there are large foundries that have spun off a retail arm, such as Bitstream's MyFonts and Monotype's Fonts.com.
Type design (strictly)
Veer provides visual elements for use in professional creative work, such as graphic design, motion design, advertising and filmmaking. Products include stock photography, illustration, maps, typefaces, and unique design-related merchandise. Products are showcased on the website veer.com and in regular direct-mail catalogs.