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Charles Nix, Creative Type Director at the Monotype Studio, takes us on a journey through the evolution of Helvetica®, from its earliest beginnings through to where we are today—the powerful and functional Helvetica Now Variable.
Makers of smart watches, wearables, medical devices, automotive dashboards and other resource-constrained devices no longer have to use low-quality bitmap fonts for their displays. The Monotype Spark Solution brings the benefits of scalable type and high-quality multilingual font display to the embedded environment - and it just got a major upgrade.
Helvetica Now Variable, new from the Monotype Studio, offers more than a million new Helvetica styles in one state-of-the-art font file, allowing you to create infinite shades of expression, incredible typographic animations, and ultra-refined typography.
Monotype’s Type Trends report explores how today’s brands are using innovative typography to build identities ready for an ever-evolving future. Featuring examples from a myriad of industries and global regions, you will see how type is reflecting the interests of modern consumers.
Monotype Fonts is the only on-demand font service designed by creatives, for creatives—making it easier than ever to find, manage, and share the world’s best typography.
These days, designers have more fonts to choose from than ever before. When you’re starting a new project for your brand or receive a client brief, it’s easy to lose valuable time in a cycle of browsing, testing and second-guessing. In this tutorial, Monotype’s Content Manager, Carl Unger, will share helpful tips for choosing the right font.
Charles Nix, Monotype Creative Type Director, demonstrates how new variable font technology will enable designers to create with exciting, engaging, and effective typography.
Monotype’s newly released Futura Now family is a revival and expansion of the famous typeface we all know so well. But do we know it, really?
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.
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.
In this eBook, we’ll discuss how you can relieve some of that burden, while developing a simple, more secure process that puts the focus where it belongs: on the creative work itself.
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.
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.
Get to a glimpse inside the Monotype Studio—the people, the process, and the problems they can solve for brands.
We’re very excited to share that Monotype has agreed to acquire URW Type Foundry, a subsidiary of Global Graphics PLC. Based in Hamburg, Germany, URW is an innovative font and software provider, with extensive experience in designing and engineering fonts to service the needs of global brands. We’re proud to welcome the team to the Monotype family.
Font superfamilies are vast collections of type that can meet a multitude of needs without compromising on consistency. But what defines a superfamily, exactly?