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Tag: Legibility

30 articles

Can fonts be sexy? Tell us in the 2019 Font Purchasing Habits Survey.

How much are designers willing to pay for high-quality fonts? Are variable fonts ready for showtime? These are among the mysteries this annual survey seeks to unravel.

What’s on tap for Adobe MAX 2019.

Adobe MAX is right around the corner! Here’s a quick look at what we have planned for this year’s conference.

Where digital and physical meet: The future of retail.

The idea of brick and mortar stores has been a hot topic lately. Are they dying? Thriving? Whatever you believe, they’re changing, with an eye toward digital.

Fitter, happier, more productive: How web fonts can lead to workflow efficiencies.

See how styling live text with web fonts can be far more efficient and streamlined than old-fashioned methods, especially when building digital ads.

The evolution of typography with variable fonts.

With the emergence of variable fonts, design no longer has to be traded for page speed. See how this new technology can transform how we think about web design.

What is optical sizing and how can it help your brand?

Optical sizing has long been part of the type designer’s toolbox, but  for many people the term may not be familiar. Here's why that should change.

SST: a font for everywhere.

The SST font tackles a central challenge of branding – universality. The SST superfamily supports more than 90 languages including Japanese, Thai and Arabic.

Embrace Ambiguity.

Monotype introduces Ambiguity, a typeface designed to effectively express a range of attitudes and beliefs.

From Neue to Now: How Helvetica evolved for the 21st century.

Designers and studios might be deeply familiar with Neue Helvetica, but it’s the product of a pre-digital era. Here are four reasons why it’s time to switch.

How fonts can help you win the technology race.

As technology raises the stakes for brands, fonts can either level you up or hold you back. A simple, well-organized font system is essential to making sure you can keep pace.

The challenging game of designing for sports.

The World Cup is back, and all eyes are zeroed in on the best football ... jersey fonts? We examine the tall task of designing for the world of sport.

More than 800 languages in a single typeface: creating Noto for Google.

A typeface five years in the making, Google Noto spans more than 100 writing systems, 800 languages, and hundreds of thousands of characters for users worldwide.