Font licensing

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Behind the font: The challenges of going it alone.

Typeface design is a mysterious business. While most people are acquainted with the dropdown menu in Word or a website like MyFonts, not everyone realizes there’s a host of independent designers and foundries all quietly making their contribution to visual culture.

How understanding font licenses can simplify creatives' lives.

Creatives are the primary users of the fonts, but licensing approval typically runs through other departments. Here are a few key concepts all designers should understand.

Font Licensing 101: The basics of font usage for brands and creatives.

Font licensing doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s everything you need to know about font licenses: What they are, how they work, and why you need them.

In our on-demand era, creative asset licensing is more challenging than ever.

It’s safe to say that few people, if any, set out to commit copyright infringement. The reality is that most individuals and brands fully intend to pay.

How fonts can help you win the technology race.

As technology raises the stakes for brands, fonts can either level you up or hold you back. A simple, well-organized font system is essential to making sure you can keep pace.