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TypeNotes issue no. three

All May Long

May 04, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

It’s rare that we ever have special offers this sweeping in scale. This month, you can choose from any of thousands of type families at an across the board 20% discount.

Letternews: Instead of Helvetica …

May 04, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Glorious Helvetica, played out Helvetica. When it’s used well, it looks amazing. When it’s just a safe and neutral option, its performance is rather too humble. Might we suggest …

ScreenFonts – April 2016

April 29, 2016 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

Our monthly review of movie poster typography looks at the posters for They Will Have to Kill Us First, Knight of Cups, Camino, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Eye in The Sky, The Preppie Connection, Krisha, Too Late, Marguerite, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, and They’re Watching.

Letternews: Five New Foundries

April 27, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Some introductions are in order after inviting these, our latest foundries to FontShop. Get a good look at their libraries, or start here with a peek at what each is up to.

Paring down webfonts in FF Subsetter

April 26, 2016 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

When hosting your own webfonts, reducing their number and size to only what you need can make a huge difference in your site’s performance. In fact, depending on how your site is set up, webfonts can even go so far as to block the browser’s page rendering process—meaning that until they’re completely finished downloading, no text is displayed at all.