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A private foundry and consulting firm, specializing in Arabic type and lettering designs, and related typographic software solutions. Founded by Arabic type designer Saad D. Abulhab in 2003, Arabetics is best known for producing open, innovative, and inspiring non-traditional Arabetic fonts. However, we have almost two decades of experience producing both traditional and non-traditional Arabetic fonts. Our passion to preserve the power, elegance, and competitiveness of Arabic and other derived scripts, within a dynamic and global computing environment, is our main driving force.


Typofonderie (formely Porchez Typofonderie) is an independent French digital type foundry started in 1994 by Jean François Porchez. He has designed such typefaces as Le Monde for the French newspaper of the same name, Ambroise based on the work of the Didots, Anisette, and Parisine. He also designed the Deréon typeface family for Beyonce Knowles’ House of Deréon fashion line and Sabon Next for Linotype.
Since 2012, Typofonderie has started to release fonts by other designers than Jean-François Porchez, including Geneo by Stéphane Elbaz & Mislab by Xavier Dupré.



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CakeType was founded in 2004 as an independent digital type foundry and is owned and operated by Pieter van Rosmalen. CakeType specializes in the design, production and distribution of original and high quality typefaces.

CakeType also offers the creation of custom typefaces, as well as the improvement and adaptation of existing typefaces. We have produced exclusive typefaces for Audi (in collaboration with Paul van der Laan), KPN (Royal Dutch Telecom) and the road signage in South Korea, amongst others, as well as the lettering for the KWF Kankerbestrijding logo and Bookedoo logos.



Indices : Terminology : End User License Agreement (EULA)

A legal document that outlines the licensing terms for a particular software. These terms usually list the manners in which the software may or may not be used. In regard to fonts, there are several common topics that Foundries must consider allowing or disallowing. Among these are: Number of Output devices covered by license, server installation, back-up copies, embedding, distribution to a service bureau, modifications, transfer of license, &c.

For a detailed understanding of the issues surrounding EULAs for fonts, read Tiffany Wardle’s article The Case for a User Friendly EULA.
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