Fonts & Accessibility

With more companies focusing on DE&I initiatives, it’s essential to include people with disabilities in those policies. One easily overlooked aspect of this is the accessibility of your digital properties for people with various visual abilities. This article will outline how digital accessibility practices and DEI policies are interconnected, and how fonts contribute to a digital experience that is accessible to all.

Key learnings from Brand Talks London.

Brand Talks recently touched down in London at the Vinyl Factory. Read on for some of our favorite highlights from the inspirational evening.

Introduction to Font APIs.

Typography is a crucial element in web design, shaping the visual appeal and readability of online content. In the realm of web development, Font APIs have emerged as powerful tools that empower designers and developers to elevate their typography game. In this blog, we’ll delve into the fascinating realm of Font APIs, uncovering their significance, usage, and the impact they have on enhancing the aesthetics and user experience of web applications.

Reflecting on Adobe MAX 2023.

There is nothing as exhilarating as spending three jam-packed days surrounded by friends old and new, learning with each other and from one another at Adobe MAX. Read on for our thoughts after the event.

Tazugane Gothic Info adopted for display in smart motorcycle helmet.

Monotype’s Japanese typeface, Tazugane Gothic® Info has been selected by Shoei Co., Ltd. as the font used in Opticson, a smart helmet for motorcycle riders mounted with a head-up display (HUD).  

Celebrating community and creativity at Brand Talks Chicago.

We recently had the fortune of hosting our first-ever Brand Talks in Chicago. Read on as we recap some of the highlights from this wonderful event.

Five takeaways from Brand Talks San Francisco.

Last week, Monotype descended on San Francisco for our first in-person Brand Talks event in the golden city since 2019, read on for our thoughts following the event. 

4 popular book cover design trends in 2023.

In this article, get a peek at recent and upcoming book releases in a variety of genres to get a sense of what typography styles are trending in publishing right now. This post is a guest piece from our friends at Reedsy, a website that connects authors with publishing professionals.

Foundry Stories. From Monotype Fonts.

If you’re here, you likely use, appreciate, and maybe even love type. You might have a favorite (or least favorite) font. Like any good piece of art, each font has an origin, a story, and a team of passionate creators that brought it to life. How much do you know about the designers and creators of those letterforms? Hear from some of our favorite designers about how they got started, what inspires their work, and how Monotype helps deliver their designs to your screens.

Choosing the right type for your project.

As a disclaimer: There are no big secrets here, no giant revelations from my 20 years of design and type experience, but it may be helpful to see how someone else goes about the process of narrowing down their font options. Once you start giving focused thought and deliberate time to choosing fonts, your choices will get better. 

 

Adapt to the latest trends and ways of working with Monotype Fonts. Here’s how.

Get inspired, stay adaptable, and deliver on-trend work with time-saving tools within Monotype Fonts.

8 reasons why you should pay for fonts.

Paid fonts are superior to free fonts in a variety of ways (and no, we’re not just saying that because we sell fonts). Learn what separates a premium font from a free font from experts at Monotype. 

 

Is the text on your website ADA-accessible?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has changed the lives of countless Americans by prohibiting discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

TeleNeo by Metadesign at Brand Talks Munich.

Deutsche Telekom, represented by its Senior Brand Manager Andreas Kirpal with Hendrik Bruning, Creative Director, Metadesign, presented their new house font TeleNeo.

How a Monotype Fonts subscription takes agencies to the next level.

From a supercharged creative team to account managers, a Monotype Fonts subscription empowers every role in an agency.

Why free fonts are costlier than you think.

From hidden viruses to incompatible applications, downloading free fonts comes with various challenges. Learn about the hidden dangers of free fonts and how a paid font library can help.

Fonts, simplified. By Monotype.

Marketing leaders: you might not realize that streamlining font purchasing in your organization can create substantial efficiencies for your design team, reduce risk, elevate your brand, and save money. Learn how Monotype Fonts not only helps designers, but supports leaders in their mission to help teams work smarter.