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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.


Food for thought

Sunday, March 30, 2008

The Ascender team takes food seriously, as it always is a topic of discussion whenever we get together ("Where are we going to have lunch today" etc.). This weekend's Wall St. Journal had a great article on America's Top Dog featuring hot dogs found in Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles. The three hot dog stands in Chicago mentioned in the article all use Vienna Beef of course! (our favorite)


Fonts & Politics - the battle heats up

It seems more people are waking up to the power of typography. Here is an article in the LA Times regarding the fonts used in the Presidential campaign: The character issue - Los Angeles Times


The Business of Type

Sunday, March 16, 2008

On April 3 & 4 2008 Ascender will be attending the first Font Business Summit. You can read about it here: Microsoft Typography - The Business of Type