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Monotype Imaging is a leading provider of advanced font products specializing in font technologies, type design, multilingual font development & licensing and software development for mobile phones. The Monotype Imaging team is renowned for its TrueType and OpenType font expertise, and can tune fonts for on-screen legibility in Microsoft Windows as well as Digital TV, Set Top Boxes, Mobile Phones, Game Consoles, Embedded Systems, Consumer Electronics and other devices.


2008 Presidential Campaign fonts

Monday, January 28, 2008

A nicely done critique of the fonts used by the candidates running for President of the United States. Written by Sam Berlow and Cyrus Highsmith of The Font Bureau. Surely typography should be an important topic that comes up in their debates, right after the economy, security, education, health care and global warming, right? What font says 'Change'? - The Boston Globe


AndroidGuys Profile of Ascender

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

We were quite humbled to read this profile of Ascender Corp in the Android Guys blog in which they are writing an overview on each of the 34 members of the Open Handset Alliance.AndroidGuys: 34 Weeks of OHA: #2


The Atlantic Magazine Plays to Type

Monday, January 14, 2008

An article by Virginia Postrel on Michael Bierut's Seventy-Nine Short Essays on Design, which features 79 articles which each use a different typeface. Note: Subscription requiredPlaying to Type


Trajan is the Movie Font

Monday, January 7, 2008

Here is a video that makes fun of how a lot of movies use the font Trajan Trajan is the Movie Font