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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.

Fonts for Tattoos

Thursday, January 28, 2010

We are always interested with the many creative ways in which fonts are used. Tattoos represent a unique 'canvas' and the fonts used are often quite unique. This article on misspelled tattoos is quite humorous and something we thought you'd also enjoy. If this inspires you to go out and get a tattoo, we can definitely recommend Old English Text. -:)

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New Verdana / Georgia fonts

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Jay Nelson just posted this article about Verdana, and the new Verdana/Georgia fonts that Ascender is developing with Matthew Carter and The Font Bureau. You can read the article on the MacWorld website.