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An Interview by Campaign Monitor

February 03, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

We're glad to be interviewed by our fellow from Campaign Monitor’s blog, where some of the best newsletter marketing campaigns worldwide are highlighted. Featured in their Top 100 Email Marketing Campaigns, our design team shares insights into how to combine typography with clever segmentation to create high-performing email marketing campaigns.

On-Canvas Glyph Selection in Adobe InDesign CC 2015.2

January 20, 2016 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

The November 30 update of Adobe InDesign CC introduced new enhancements in the OpenType interface that came out of Adobe’s collaboration with the Adobe Typography Customer Advisory Board. Last October the audience at Adobe MAX 2015 in Los Angeles were treated to a sneak preview in Michael Ninness’ keynote address. Check the one-minute segment: the applause that spontaneously erupted not once but twice when the feature was demonstrated proves once again that people do care about typography.

Type Design & Font Engineering Intern

January 14, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Do you want to experience hands-on typography design and font engineering? We are now looking for an intern to join our FontFont Type Department. If you are studying or recently graduated, and have a strong interest in typography and design, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Bram de Does 1934–2015

January 11, 2016 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

Well-known Dutch typographer and type designer Bram de Does passed away on December 28, 2015. He won international acclaim with his two typeface designs Trinité (1982) and Lexicon (1992). Despite his output being modest, De Does’ typefaces are widely admired for his self-proclaimed “sloppy”, organic and elegant style – Albert-Jan Pool calls Trinité “probably the most beautiful Dutch typeface ever made”. Starting from tradition and old-school craftsmanship, and working with obsessive precision, his designs however never became plain nor boring but on the contrary were very individual and full of life.

Three New Foundries: Harbor Type, Textaxis, & TypeSETit

November 11, 2015 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

Just joining us now in October are three independent, single-designer type shops. Let’s have a look at their work.