Type resources for designers and brand owners

Tag: Brand design

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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.
 

Monotype Fonts solves missing fonts frustration.

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

#CreativeMatters challenge recap.

Over the past several weeks, the creative community has stepped up, designing art that motivates, informs, and brings people together during an increasingly challenging time.

Why creativity matters during times of uncertainty.

See how designers have stepped up in creative ways to visualize messages of hope, community, and caring for all.

Greater digital and global reach for Orange

As it grew and expanded into new regions, Orange found that its font capabilities were not keeping up. Support for new languages was inconsistent, different teams were using different licenses and fonts, and there was concern about degrading brand recognition and license infringement.

Creating a consistent identity for an iconic banking group.

Partnering with Interbrand and Monotype, Santander redesigned its brand to become more modern, more digital and more in tune with a new generation of consumers.

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.

Brand Talks Connections London: Looking back to move forward

Our last Brand Talks event of the year focused on insights gained from the best in branding from 2019, and the emerging brand and design trends for 2020.

How to keep your brand aligned along an ever-evolving customer journey.

Modern brands are not static, stationary objects. Today’s brands need to be agile and adaptable, permanently poised to respond to shifts in consumer expectations, emerging technology, and opportunities in other regions and languages.

More than just words: How a smart typography strategy helps your bottom line.

Each element of your typography strategy has a role in streamlining your workflow and helping your designers produce higher quality work on deadline.

Adrian Shaughnessy talks music, vinyl and graphic design for Letterform Live.

Theo Inglis chats with graphic designer, writer, lecturer, editor and publisher, Adrian Shaughnessy, about his love of design, vinyl and album art.

How SNCF delivers consistent, reliable customer service.

Corporate typeface helps a timeless railway company now and into the future.

Brand Day London: Greenpeace and Lovers show how branding can inspire positive change.

Lovers and Greenpeace talk through their campaign, End Ocean Plastics which aims to drive awareness of ocean pollution and drive urgent change.

Powering development in new markets for Royal Caribbean

A custom version of Proxima Nova will streamline Royal Caribbean’s digital presence for clear and confident communication with Chinese customers.

Read our eBook: Five font factors to consider for the financial services sector

Companies in the financial services sector must keep pace with shifts in consumer behavior and expectations. Our latest eBook outlines five ways fonts can help.

Read our ebook: 5 type trends for brands to consider in 2020

Trends in type design are often an indicator of broader shifts in brand strategy. Through conversations with designers and creative leaders, as well our Monotype Studio team, we have identified five trends for brands to consider as they build their visual identities in the next year and beyond.

eBook: Your type

From the cursive script taught in first grade to the bubble type that filled teenage diaries to the decorative name style that adorned your favorite band T-shirt, type has and always will be a fundamental part of our self-expression. In this eBook, you’ll learn more about the differences between choosing custom, modified, and library fonts, and how foundries and agencies can work together on your behalf.