Variable fonts

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Variable Fonts at Adobe MAX 2020

Charles Nix, Monotype Creative Type Director, demonstrates how new variable font technology will enable designers to create with exciting, engaging, and effective typography.

Webinar: Variable fonts, the brand opportunity.

As businesses continue to ramp up their digital offerings amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, many designers, brands and agencies are turning their attention to variable fonts. But for many, the question remains: What are variable fonts, and what is the potential of variable fonts to transform how we are communicating on the web?

The world’s first variable font logo.

In an innovative and dynamic approach to the new Variable font format, Fontsmith (now part of the Monotype Studio) and Dutch branding agency VBAT created a responsive logo font for Amsterdam’s new WPP campus — a logo which changes according to interaction and time, as people move throughout the space so do its letterforms.

Variable Fonts at The One Club for Creativity

Tom Rickner delivers a presentation on the now and tomorrow of variable fonts.

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.

Variable Fonts 101

Typography on the web has long been considered second to web page performance, leaving web designers unable to apply all but the most basic typographic principles to online content. Until now. With the recent emergence of the variable font format, designers can work with an entire font family as they do in print.

Part 1: from TrueType GX to Variable Fonts.

Tom Rickner, veteran type designer, shares his personal role in the beginnings of type’s most exciting development in decades.

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.