Much has gone into research and writing about the Gutenberg revolution, but some facets of the Mergenthaler revolution could bear a little more scrutiny, as you can imagine I am about to give them.
By the end of the mechanical type revolution, the effort to serve a growing number of markets that used the Latin alphabet had led the metal letters in the machines to become virtual, while the limitations that mechanical typesetting imposed…
Much has been said and written—by everyone from operating systems developers, app developers, font developers, content-developing users, and just plain-old users—about OpenType variations. “As you were,” “Just a taste,” and “Whole hog!” are three of the many possible attitudes such…
The branding agency collaborated with Font Bureau on custom typefaces to infuse the science-fiction-and-fantasy channel with a typographic voice as striking as its programming.
In the beginning of digital outline fonts, people were not quite sure whether the line being drawn was opaque or transparent.
Pioneering GX variations developer David Berlow says: “Far beyond sliders and movies, there is an expanse yet to be discovered.”
Font Bureau founder David Berlow, a pioneer from the early days of digital type, thinks we’re finally ready to embrace the power of variations.
Christian Schwartz expands his Fleischman-inspired family with a finessed set of styles for headlines.
Font Bureau’s move to exclusive retail distribution on Type Network is in keeping with its history as an independent type foundry collaborating with people passionate about type and design.