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Webinar - Design with PRIDE: Celebrating inclusivity with NYC Pride

Can you have a movement without a typeface? Uncover the story behind the NYC Pride rebrand, it’s mission to inspire, and learn how such an iconic typeface plays a fundamental role for their event. 

Join Lippincott, NYC Pride and Monotype for this interactive webinar. We examine how Lippincott and Monotype captured the spirit of the organization’s home city, and how the new design celebrates and unifies the power of the LBGTQIA+ community. We explore how design choices can invigorate themes like accessibility & inclusivity and discuss how to apply them in your next project.  You’ll discover:

  • A behind-the-scenes look at the new NYC Pride rebrand. 

  • How to champion inclusivity and diversity through design. 

  • Unlock a new design philosophy — how font choices can support accessibility for your audience.


Finding your Voice: How to Choose the Right Typeface.

The right typeface for your design can truly set you apart, yet there are hundreds of thousands of fonts, and each is crafted distinctively. So how do you know you found the right one? Sign up for our free webinar and learn how to explore typefaces like a typographer from our panel of creative experts.


Webinar: The science behind the emotional impact of type.

Can fonts influence our response to taglines and slogans? Can they encourage us to perceive a company logo in a more positive way? Do they really build trust between brands and consumers?

Monotype partnered with applied neuroscience company Neurons to put our deepest held beliefs to the test to discover if different typefaces really do affect our emotional state. Join our webinar to hear about the research and learn:

  • how fonts drive experiences, associations and feelings

  • the effectiveness of different typefaces in different situations

  • the subconscious, emotional impact of type




Webinar: Type Trends: 2022 and Beyond.

Throughout yet another “unprecedented year,” it’s safe to say that the macro trends influencing the type design community are nearly too long to list. Several socioeconomic, political, and cultural events continue to shape the way we approach creative work and how connect to each other online and offline.

Join Charles Nix and Phil Garnham from the Monotype Studio for an in-depth look at the typographic trends that have emerged, as well as those that have evolved since last year’s report. In this hour-long interactive session, you’ll discover:

  • How design reflects society and cultural events

  • Agencies, designers and brand pushing boundaries in the creative industry

  • Advancements in technology and their impact on design

  • A glimpse into the future of typography


Monotype Fonts: Variable fonts & 2022 roadmap

Monotype Fonts is hosting a LIVE webinar on February 15th at 2pm to start the year. Learn about our exciting new platform features coming in 2022, and how to use variable fonts to amplify your work. Plus, get the chance to ask experts all your questions. 

We’ll review: 

  • A look back at Monotype Fonts’ 2021 Platform functionality updates 

  • Variable fonts: how to access and implement them 

  • A look into the 2022 roadmap for Monotype Fonts


Why Type? The Role of Type in Branding.

From brand strategy to sonic branding, learn why typography plays a significant role in your brand development.

Monotype’s Senior Director of Brand James Fooks-Bale and Creative Type Director Tom Foley will guide you through what brands need to deal with today’s digital world, and into the future.  


Monotype X R/GA: Variable fonts as a brand enhancer in the digital world.

On the back of recent advancements in type technology, the time has come to explore the reality of variable fonts for brands and agencies. Leading creative agency R/GA and Monotype discuss what brands can expect from variable font ownership in real world applications. Even better, the discussion will highlight the tangible victories that variable fonts unlock. 
Join Lars Hansson from R/GA and Terrance Weinzierl from the Monotype Studio for this interactive webinar, as they delve into the grand spectrum of possibilities that variable fonts will offer creatives, brand teams, and marketers in the digital world. 

  • Discover the basics of variable fonts and how you can bring them to life. 

  • How to unlock another level of design – see how creatives are harnessing variable fonts to create dynamic content.

  • Learn how to weave pragmatic processes into your variable font deployment and avoid early mistakes. 

Monotype Fonts: Best Practices for Frictionless Creativity

Join us for this LIVE webinar to meet the experts behind Monotype Fonts as they guide you through best practices to get the most value out of the platform. We’ll share best font management practices, workflow and collaboration optimization, and new product roadmap updates. 

We’ll review: 

  • Compliance and font license cost management

  • Faster search and discovery tools

  • Creating brand standards

  • Creative workflow optimization and team collaboration


Shutterstock x Monotype: 5 design trends to watch in 2021.

Join Monotype & Shutterstock to discover the trends driving branding and design today, and take a look at what’s on the horizon for 2021 and beyond.

Netflix x Monotype Fonts Library 101

Please join the Monotype team for an overview of the Netflix Monotype Fonts library. The Monotype Fonts library is Netflix’s most secure font library resource, with over 29,000 fonts that are cleared for any and all Netflix use cases; it should be considered your go-to when in need of fonts.

Topics discussed will include:

  • Font Searching - Functionalities & Searchability.

  • My Library - A Font Archive.

  • Open Q&A.


Webinar: Type Trends: 2021 and Beyond

After a year like no other, and with an ever-changing future ahead, it is truly an exciting time for the creative industry. Consumers and brands are looking to creatives to find and define the balance between our rapidly digitizing lifestyle and an equally strong yearning for something tangible.

Join Charles Nix and Phil Garnham from the Monotype Studio for an in-depth look at the typographic trends that have emerged from this experience. In this 45-minute interactive session, you’ll discover:

  • How advancements in technology have influenced new uses of type

  • How human influence and world events inspire creative themes

  • How brands are using type to connect with today’s consumers

  • A glimpse into the future of typography


We are thrilled to see this webinar series coming to Russia for the first time.

Our Monotype webinars are developed by creatives for creatives with the purpose of gaining practical and valuable knowledge on the visual components of brand communication through  interactive presentations.

Our speakers are from internationally respected brands and agencies and deliver talks to stimulate and inspire the marketing and creative communities. It is a creative networking platform where vision and knowledge transfer are the key focus.

We are thrilled to see this webinar series coming to Russia for the first time.

Join Monotype and Paratype to learn about:

  • What does the future of brand design look like? 

  • How does the current pandemic affect it? 

  • Can designers develop a visual identity in a sustainable way? 

Monotype Fonts: 2021 Product Roadmap

Join us for this LIVE webinar to meet the experts behind Monotype Fonts and get a first-hand look at the new features available now or coming soon in 2021. We’ll share 2020 customer trends, 2021 plans and an exciting new beta program. This is a great opportunity to learn what’s coming and to provide feedback that will influence the evolution of Monotype Fonts. 

 We’ll review: 

  • 2020 in review: insights on enterprise font management and discovery

  • Product focus areas for 2021

  • Monotype Fonts, what’s behind the new name

  • Intelligent Type Assistant beta program




How Type is Adapting to the New Normal.

Join us to discover insights into the evolving world of fonts from our Sr. Director of Brand, James Fooks-Bale. We’ll discuss the four main areas of change to anticipate in the font industry, and how type design can help your brand reflect its core values.

In the webinar you’ll discover:

  • The importance of fonts to your brand value

  • How type and design can properly reflect your core brand values

  • Four areas of evolution in the type industry 

L’ORÉAL’s Brand Review.


Our Brand Reviews are made to help you get a tailor-made aperçu of your brand’s font usage across the board.

  • You could have more control of your brands visual identity

  • We can guide you to understand your digital font ID

  • Together we can validate your font strategies and explain how you can maintain them


Now more than ever, brands need to connect with a global audience and integrate multiple physical and digital touchpoints. By filling this form, you’ll get a brief preview of a Brand Review and we would love to discuss with you the brands under the L’Oréal umbrella.

We’re here to help! 

Contact us at [email protected]

The Monotype team.