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Out of all the thousands of fonts in the world, handwriting fonts are a category unto themselves. But even within that seemingly narrow niche, there is a range of styles that reflects the variations and subtle differences found in actual handwriting.
If you’ve hung around any type designers lately (and maybe even some graphic designers), you’ve likely heard of variable fonts. You might not know exactly what they are (more on that shortly) or what they do, but you’ve likely gathered that the design community is pretty excited about them.
You’ve also probably heard that they aren’t quite … ready. That they’re mostly just experimental, a fun toy and nothing more.
Each element of your typography strategy has a role in streamlining your workflow and helping your designers produce higher quality work on deadline.
Trends in type design are often an indicator of broader shifts in brand strategy. Through conversations with designers and creative leaders, as well our Monotype Studio team, we have identified five trends for brands to consider as they build their visual identities in the next year and beyond.
Modern rebrands are about more than just updating your visual identity. See how fonts help rebranding companies meet their customers' expanding expectations.
We’ve compiled six common myths around the role of text in augmented and virtual environments and reasons why these challenges don’t hold true.
Choosing a typeface to represent a brand's voice isn't an easy decision, and it becomes more complicated when companies have to factor in the future. Type offers brands an immense amount of value, but it needs to be able to stretch.
Monotype’s brand refresh needed to achieve the same consistency of communication that it champions for its customers. But what’s the answer when you’re a type foundry with literally tens of thousands of fonts to choose from, and multiple products and services to design for?
Pairing typefaces is one of the more challenging tasks a typographer faces. This installment of Good Type examines the different ways designers can pair fonts.
Choosing the right typeface can be a daunting task for any brand. We explored this topic in greater detail during a panel discussion at this year's Adobe MAX.
When designing with type, the use of numbers can take a layout from good to great. Here's how to use them to the best of their ability.
Conveying a clear message means using a typeface that's effortless to read. This installment of the Good Type series examines which factors affect readability.
Monotype unveiled a new glyph design for its popular Tazugane Gothic and Tazugane Info typefaces that commemorates the new emperor of Japan.
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.