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Letternews: Virus Fonts

September 21, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Jonathan Barnbrook started his private label Virus Fonts in the early nineties primarily to spread ideas. His work draws from and responds to the serious issues of the day, namely: war, corruption, violence and coercion. Don’t miss Barnbrook’s talk at the TYPO 2016 design conference to learn more.

FontExplorer X Pro 6 and FontExplorer X Server 3

September 14, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

FontExplorer X Pro 6 introduces new features aimed at improving usability, compatibility and connectivity—each of which removes distractions from the creative workflow and keeps designers doing what they do best: designing.

Introducing ‘Pay as you go’ webfonts

September 06, 2016 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

In addition to our ‘Pay once’ webfont licensing model, where you estimate up front the number of monthly page views a given website will receive, we’ve now added ‘Pay as you go,’ which keeps track of page views in your purchase history and notifies you once it’s time to renew your license.

TYPO Labs 2017

August 31, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

The 2nd TYPO Labs Conference will be held in Berlin, April 6–8, 2017. TYPO Labs is an immersive type technology summit featuring talks, industry discussion panels, classrooms, peer learning and countless networking opportunities. The conference brings together leading engineers and practitioners from the font industry, OS developers and academics. Its purpose is to advance the state of the art in type development, facilitate its adoption in the industry, and encourage the integration of new type developments into future digital communication.

FontCast #26 — Michael Hochleitner

August 25, 2016 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

David Sudweeks interviews Michael Hochleitner, co-founder of the Austrian graphic and type design studio Typejockeys on the kind of work they do, the role of mentor Martin Tiefenthaler in the creation of an Austrian type scene, and what the name Typejockeys means.