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NEW TYPE, WEB FONTS · January 13, 2015

A Quick Recap of Last Year’s Releases

It’s a new year but we haven’t locked the door on 2014 — it’s propped open by an old specimen book. Before we release our next typeface, we wanted to recap what came in the past twelve months. Five different designers were behind seven releases, and all of their designs, along with some classics from our library, came out on Webtype too. It was a varied year, so let’s take another look.

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NEW TYPE, NEWS · November 19, 2014

Tilda. A script typeface by Jessica Hische

Today we release Tilda, a script typeface with size-specific styles.

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BEHIND THE SCENES · October 29, 2014

Lettering is Not Type: Clear Definitions for Commonly Abused Terms

Using the wrong typography terms doesn’t just make you look silly or inexperienced; it doesn’t just irritate the nitpicky nerds; it deprives you from getting the most from typography. Knowing the right words can help you understand and describe, design and build. So here are some of the commonly confused typographic terms I see tossed around, along with simplified definitions.

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NEW TYPE, NEWS · October 1, 2014

FB Big Caslon. An expansion of Matthew Carter’s classic display serif

Today we release FB Big Caslon, six new styles of Matthew Carter’s familiar and beloved typeface. 20 years ago Big Caslon was released as a single style, with separate fonts for small caps, expert and alternate characters. Now it is a fully-featured Opentype family, simultaneously available as webfonts, in three weights. They each have italics, small caps, and plenty of striking alternates.

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NEWS · September 23, 2014

Input Update

Based on user feedback, we have added new characters, including …

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NEWS · August 20, 2014

Input in Use for the Feltron Annual Report

Feltron 2013 Annual Report

Every year, since 2005, information designer Nicholas Felton releases a new Feltron Annual Report, a detailed presentation of personal information gathered from the previous year.

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NEW TYPE · August 3, 2014

Input. A flexible family of fonts for code by David Jonathan Ross

Today we release Input—fonts for code. Input is a flexible system of fonts designed specifically for code by David Jonathan Ross. It offers both monospaced and proportional fonts, all with a large range of widths, weights, and styles for rich code formatting.

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Two New Sites: Celebrating the Work of David Berlow and Showcasing the Typefaces of Tobias Frere-Jones

Two new sites honor the work of our founder, David Berlow, and one of our most esteemed designers, Tobias Frere-Jones.

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NEW TYPE · July 22, 2014

Apres. A newly available sans serif typeface by David Berlow

Today we release Apres, a clear and comfortable typeface with a humanist geometric design. David Berlow and staff drew Apres as part of a series designed originally for the Palm Pre smart phone …

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AWARDS, NEWS · June 18, 2014

David Berlow to Receive Medal of the Type Directors Club

For Immediate Release. Download a PDF version.

New York, June 18, 2014 — The Type Directors Club has announced that David Berlow, founder of Font Bureau, will receive their highest honor, the TDC Medal, on July 16.

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