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What happened to Ourtype?
Posted 13 Apr 2018 - 7:34am

What happened to Ourtype? I saw that Fred Smeijers will start his own foundry.
The site (still in Flash) only hosts 4 fonts anymore & their twitter seems to be gone too?

I also saw some fonts (Amalia/Meret) move away from Ourtype…...

Bitstream Galliard
Posted 15 May 2007 - 9:00am

I've picked up a copy of the Carter book saturday (‘Typographically Speaking: The Art of Matthew Carter’) and fell in love with Galliard (again). However, there seem to been a whola lotta versions out there.

The roman cut seems to no problem,...

Evert Bloemsma Site Down
Posted 8 Nov 2006 - 5:16am

Hijacked :(


Somebody has a mirror?

Frutiger Rip Off
Posted 1 Mar 2006 - 8:33am

Another Frutiger rip-off. This ugly thing is called NMBS Freeway Demi. It's used as a headline face for the Belgian Railways.

see the image attached or see this PDF for example:


Futura SC question
Posted 12 Aug 2005 - 7:08pm

Some time ago we bought the Bitstream Type Odyssey which contains a very nice Futura version. Unfortunatly it doesn’t...

Posted 14 Sep 2004 - 10:39am

A new typeFace by Underware!


Illustrator CS / Can't insert certain symbols with keyboard
Posted 7 May 2004 - 4:04am

Maybe some of you have the same problem:
since I’m working with CS I can’t insert the curly bracket and the vertical line anymore with my keyboard. I have to use the glyph palette, which is a...

Big Caslon.dfont & Creative Suite
Posted 17 Feb 2004 - 10:53am

I’ve been toying around with the new illustrator CS and its Opentype capabilities.

Works very, very nice with Adobe Pro fonts, but Illustrator doesn’t recognize the OT...

Font management; Master Juggler
Posted 17 Oct 2003 - 4:33am

I know we’ve been thru this a couple of times, but I’m looking for a font utility, as it becomes clearer that FontBook will not work the way we like. Right now I’m using a demo of Suitcase 11, and it works alright (still miss...

And who do we have here...
Posted 24 Jun 2003 - 3:26am

Isn’t there a Type Designer among these happy iChat AV users ? :-)

Univers BQ
Posted 22 Jan 2003 - 10:07am


I was looking on the web to find a version of Univers which I encountered some time ago, called ‘Univers BQ’. I think this was a digital version from Berthold (but now it can’t be found on their...