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The next century of Futura.

It’s difficult to imagine the 20th century without Futura. Released by the Bauer Type Foundry in 1927, Paul Renner’s Futura was a near-instant hit that quickly established itself as an iconic, immovable piece of our shared culture.

Introducing Futura Now: The definitive version of an iconic family.

Futura Now is the definitive version of the definitive geometric sans, re-digitized based on Paul Renner’s original designs and updated to provide a more contemporary typographic palette.

Highlights of Netflix at Brand Talks Connected.

Kevin Laurino, Manager of Art & Print Production, Retouching and Finishing, at Netflix shares experiences from his career-long relationship with fonts and solutions his team has implemented to simplify licensing and improve collaboration.

How brands can stand out amidst the digital noise.

With seemingly every business in the world launching apps, online services, and other digital properties as they cope with disruptions from the COVID crisis, many brands are likely wondering how they can stand out from all the sudden digital noise.

Mosaic solves missing fonts frustration.

One of the most frustrating disruptions a designer encounters is when fonts are missing for a project.

Tiny reminders to stay home.

Typography is an important component of great design. And for designers, selecting the right type can be an enormous challenge with so many varying styles and weights to choose from. To help, pangrams are often used to quickly get an overview of what a particular font looks like in use.

How design and creativity can help meet this moment.

Perhaps the biggest challenge is not figuring out how to return to whatever “normal” used to look like, but how to let go of the vision we held for the future we thought we’d have.

Font licensing, simplified.

Simplified font licensing

Font licensing doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s everything you need to know about font licenses: What they are, how they work, and why you need them.

Highlights of Netflix at Brand Talks Connected.

Kevin Laurino, Manager of Art & Print Production, Retouching and Finishing, at Netflix shares experiences from his career-long relationship with fonts and solutions his team has implemented to simplify licensing and improve collaboration.

Panel discussion at Brand Talks Connected – Americas.

Charles Nix, Creative Type Director at Monotype, moderates a lively discussion with esteemed panelists Kristine Arth, Founder & Creative Director at Lobster Phone; Lynne Yun, Partner at Space Type Continuum; and Jennifer Hilliard, Senior Manager, Brand Development & Strategy at Quicken Loans. Watch the group discuss how they’ve adapted and uncovered opportunities during these unique and uncertain times. Learn more about Brand Talks here.

Panel discussion at Brand Talks Connected – Europe.

Tom Foley, Creative Type Director at Monotype, moderates a lively discussion with esteemed panelists Vincent Garcia, VP of Design at Dailymotion, and Caterina Bianchini, Founder & Creative Director at Studio Nari. Watch the group discuss how they’ve adapted and uncovered opportunities during these unique and uncertain times. Learn more about Brand Talks here.

House Industries keynote at Brand Talks Connected.

Mark Borden, Editor-in-Chief and Head of Creative Strategy, House Industries, shares his perspective on the critical role of type in branding and culture. Learn more about Brand Talks here.

Monotype announces a collaboration with House Industries.

We’re very excited to announce a partnership between Monotype and House Industries, a revered, eclectic design studio that has worked with The New Yorker, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Design Within Reach, and many other iconic identities. Beginning immediately, House Industries fonts can now be licensed through Monotype’s enterprise account teams, with a standard process that is already used by many leading global brands.

Webinar: Mosaic roadmap review, a look behind the curtain.

Meet the experts behind Mosaic and get a first-hand look at the new features available now or coming soon in the platform.

You’ll hear from Noam Shore, Senior Manager of Product Marketing & Management, Tom Rickner, Creative Type Director and Jamie Neely, Director of Product Design. They will give you a look behind the curtain into Mosaic’s roadmap of new and exciting features that can help you solve your toughest font challenges.

Building unique brand equity for Rocket Mortgage.

Monotype worked with Rocket Mortgage, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, to design a custom typeface for its brand to modernize and create consistency for the company across the full client journey.

The Making of Toyota Type

Learn how Toyota Type was developed as part of the iconic automaker’s new brand identity.

Highlights of HP Hood at Brand Talks Connected.

Mike Mandolese, Design Manager at HP Hood, explains how a quality-focused culture builds employee and customer trust and enables continuous improvement for design teams.