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Will the real Futura please stand up?
Monotype’s Futura Now family is a revival and expansion of the famous typeface we all know so well. But do we know it, really?
A Monotype webinar. Modern typography redefined.
In light of breathing new life into typographic icons, the Monotype Studio would like to invite you to learn first-hand about a definitive version of a beloved font family that will offer designers a chance to see a classic with fresh eyes.
The contemporary version of this versatile family organizes and makes cohesive 90 years of one of the most popular typefaces of all times. It’s more true to the original than any digital version you’ve ever worked with, and brings to life 37 new styles, including a variable version.
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.
The Making of Toyota Type.
Learn how Toyota Type was developed as part of the iconic automaker’s new brand identity.
Santander x Brand Talks: Highlights, part two.
In part two of their Brand Talks presentation, Juan Erquicia, Group Brand Manager at Santander, and Lucas Machado, Associate Design Director at Interbrand, discuss Santander’s custom typeface and other brand elements as part of the recent rebrand.
Santander x Brand Talks: Highlights, part one.
Juan Erquicia, Group Brand Manager at Santander, and Lucas Machado, Associate Design Director at Interbrand, discuss the creation of Santander’s new logo as part of the recent rebrand.
Meet FS Rosa.
Serif typefaces are sometimes seen as serious and overtly intellectual, a more somber sister to their laid-back counterpart, the sans serif. But FS Rosa breaks away from these conventions by combining the classic elegance of a serif with warmth and frivolity, created by its round letterforms and curves.
How fonts can help your customers feel right at home.
When it comes to your brand, your customers aren’t just evaluating your logo or your colors or the typography, they’re evaluating how your brand makes them feel. More than anything, brands are built on feelings—all the thought you put into design and the experience is simply in service of creating a feeling.
Behind the creation of FS Renaissance, with Craig Black and Pedro Arilla.
FS Renaissance is a handcrafted display font where each letter stands alone as a piece of art. Craig and Pedro recently shared their perspective on the concepts and creative process behind FS Renaissance.
Variable Fonts at The One Club for Creativity.
Tom Rickner delivers a presentation on the now and tomorrow of variable fonts.
Meet the Monotype Studio.
Get to a glimpse inside the Monotype Studio—the people, the process, and the problems they can solve for brands.
What are font superfamilies and why do we need them?
Font superfamilies are vast collections of type that can meet a multitude of needs without compromising on consistency. But what defines a superfamily, exactly?
TypeNotes issue no. three is available for download.
TypeNotes is a love letter to letterforms, a journal dedicated to typography and graphic design.
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.
A distinct custom font (with wings) for Duolingo.
See how we helped Duolingo find its voice (and its wings) with a custom brand font.
What’s in a letterform?
A letter is more than the sum of its parts, but sometimes it helps to know what those parts are called. And it may not surprise you to learn that in a field as meticulous as typography, every little piece of a letter has a name.
Fontsmith arrives in the Monotype library.
Fontsmith’s roster of typefaces, along with its years or experience and expertise, are part of the Monotype library and available for all Mosaic customers.