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Making brands beautiful.

The Monotype Studio offers a suite of services that help the world’s leading brands design, define and express their voice through type.

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Meet the Monotype Studio.

Case studies.

Alibaba Groupʼs new typeface brings beauty and simplicity to company’s ecosystem.

This custom-designed font family, Alibaba Sans, will help partners and customers power on-brand designs.

Creative freedom and digital flexibility for Hearst Magazines Digital Media.

Hearst Media has dozens of iconic titles. Learn how Monotype helped them evolve to meet the demands of a growing digital audience by offering more design flexibility and freedom.

A bespoke handwriting typeface for Sir Quentin Blake.

Monotype worked with noted illustrator Sir Quentin Blake and his team to recreate his handwriting as a bespoke typeface.

The Studio team

Studio expertise and thought leadership.

Meet Macklin.

Malou Verlomme’s Macklin superfamily is a gently irreverent take on the display type of the late 19th century, with an elegant twist that updates these letterforms for modern use. Choose one style, or use the entire variable family as a type toolbox.

Font engineering and the importance of what you can't see.

Fonts are more than a pretty face. Underneath their polished surface is an intricate array of data and functionality that few people ever see. Yet this hidden world is integral to the reliability, performance and appearance of a font.

The secrets and subtleties of handwriting fonts.

Out of all the thousands of fonts in the world, handwriting fonts are a category unto themselves. But even within that seemingly narrow niche, there is a range of styles that reflects the variations and subtle differences found in actual handwriting. 

Typography terms and definitions.

Typography terms and definitions.

From alternates to X-height, this list of typography terms and definitions covers just about everything you’d want to know about fonts and typography.

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