Type resources for designers and brand owners

Tag: Web design

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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.

Premier League.

Premier League: a brand identity that works hard, plays hard.

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. 

 

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.

How Monotype makes life easier for designers & design teams.

The story of our world is written in type. Learn how Monotype Fonts makes things a lot easier for designers, especially when it comes to finding and sharing fonts, acquiring licensing, staying relevant, and building great brands. Watch the video, and get excited—it may change your life.

What creative leaders need to consider in a brand refresh.

You’re at your desk reviewing your emails, and getting ready to kickstart a new design project tomorrow. You’ve read over the project brief, and you have a team call coming up to go over the project guidelines. It’s an exciting challenge, but you’re not sure where to begin.
 

8 surefire sources of design inspiration.

As a creative, it’s easy to get swept away by trends and the latest and greatest. Learn about 8 unique places for inspiration and when to bring type selection into your process.

Need Type 1 Font Replacements? Monotype Fonts Is Here to Help.

Is your brand ready for the end of Type 1 or PostScript fonts? If you haven’t begun the process of replacing those fonts yet, it’s definitely time – Adobe is ending all support for these font formats by January 2023. Avoid disruption by taking action now!

How to Prepare for the End of Type 1 Fonts.

By the end of this year, you will no longer be able to create new content with Adobe’s Type 1 fonts (also known as PostScript, PS1, T1, and Adobe Type 1 fonts). Read our guide to see if you need to update your font library. 

4 things you need to know about the end of Adobe’s Type 1 font support.

Adobe has announced that they’ll sunset support for authoring content with their Type 1 fonts (also known as PostScript, PS1, T1, and Adobe Type 1 fonts) by 2023. Read on for what you need to know.

Making stuff is just who I am. I do not feel good if I am not making something.

Making stuff is just who I am. I do not feel good if I am not making something.

What should brands know about variable fonts?

Learn how variable fonts can help brands looking to distinguish themselves in the modern marketplace.

Part 2: from TrueType GX to Variable Fonts

Tom Rickner introduces Monotype’s first Variable font, available free on GitHub, and shares his research into potential use cases for variable fonts.

Monotype, Adobe Fonts and the ever-evolving font landscape.

Adobe’s move to get out of the business of fonts as a standalone offering might be good for creative professionals, but what about enterprise customers?

Find “your type”

Choosing the right font for your next project is more than just an aesthetic decision. Brands have numerous factors to consider, from price to deadlines to the importance of being unique, all of which influence the selection process.

When type goes tiny

When screens get smaller, spacing gets tight, details get lost, and forms blend together. The resulting legibility issues can make for a frustrating reading experience. Here’s how to find the fonts that can fix it.

Variable Fonts: making the promise a reality.

Bob Taylor, Monotype’s Font Technologies Director, offers his views on the promise of Variable Fonts and shares how Monotype and the tech industry are bringing this promise to reality.  He shares a few Variable Font tests gone wrong, what we are learning, and introduces the newest Variable Font from Monotype.

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.