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Verdana & Georgia font enhancements coming in 2010 !

Monday, September 7, 2009

Matthew Carter, the original designer of the Georgia and Verdana fonts, has teamed with Ascender Corp and The Font Bureau to develop new and improved versions of these popular font families. In an announcement made today by the companies, the Georgia and Verdana fonts will see new weights and styles added to the families, along with enhanced character sets and OpenType features. The project to develop these new fonts begin over a year ago, and the new fonts are expected sometime in the first quarter of 2010. Read the news release.

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