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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.


Font Humor: The Font Conference

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Here is an entertaining video that brings font personalities to life! Font Conference - CollegeHumor video


TypeCon 20008: Fonts Of Knowledge

Monday, July 14, 2008

A nice article in the Buffalo News about the TypeCon conference in Buffalo this week. Quite a few of us from Ascender will be there - we hope to see you there too! TypeCon 20008: Fonts Of Knowledge


New logo announced for Wal-Mart Stores

Monday, July 7, 2008


On June 30, 2008 Wal-Mart introduced a new logo featuring a fresh typeface in upper & lowercase letters. The new logo speaks to the company's transformation of it's brand. Here is a timeline that shows the history of Wal-Mart Logos.