ClearType tuner hits the front page
Redmond, WA. - 28 February 2002
The popular ClearType tuning page is now being promoted on the Microsoft.com homepage.
Diner adds Vegas Icons
Font Diner - 27 February 2002
Following the release of the Vegas Buffet Font Set The Font Diner has added a range of icons, describing them as 'the most amazing Las Vegas icons we've ever seen!'
WEFT 3.2 released
Redmond, WA. - 25 February 2002
Microsoft Web Embedding Fonts Tool (WEFT) version 3.1 has been released.
Minneapolis, MN. - 25 February 2002
Chank.com is currently running two promotions. The Churchward Type Volume One is on sale for $99 and the Chank Hot 100 font pack on sale for $299.
ClearType tuner goes prime time
Redmond, WA. - 23 February 2002
Our popular ClearType tuning page has found a second home on the official Windows XP section of Microsoft.com.
A|MT site refresh
Wilmington, MA - 22 February 2002
Agfa Monotype has unveiled a newly redesigned Web site.
Loose kerns cost votes
Creativepro.com - 22 February 2002
The typography of voters' pamphlets - the subject of John D. Berry's latest Creativepro column.
Cambridge, Mass. - 21 February 2002
Bitstream's reports its Q4 2001 results.
50+ new Treacyfaces fonts
Treacyfaces - 19 February 2002
Treacyfaces releases over 50 'exciting' new fonts. See the press release for details.
22 new A|MT fonts
Wilmington, MA - 19 February 2002
Agfa Monotype announces 22 new fonts on fonts.com.
Vegas buffet font set
Font Diner - 19 February 2002
In collaboration with Brian Bonislawsky, the latest release from The Font Diner foundry.
Hoefler Titling released
New York, NY. - 18 February 2002
Hoefler Titling, a display-size counterpart to the Hoefler Text series of typefaces, has been released.
Typo-L, Type.Design - 17 February 2002
Hrant H Papazian's latest idea.
Earls' sermon on the fonts
Typographer.com - 15 February 2002
Typographer.com's David Earls on why stealing type is a bad thing to do.
bukva:raz! to go UN NYC in 2003
ATypI.org - 15 February 2002
The one hundred winning entries, selected by the jury of bukva:raz! for excellence in type design, will be on display in the Public Lobby of the General Assembly Building, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, in early 2003.
A spy in the House of fonts
Creativepro.com - 15 February 2002
In his latest Creativepro column John D. Berry writes about House Industries' latest font collection.
UoR DoT&GC site updated
Reading, England - 15 February 2002
Reading University's Department of Typography & Graphic Communication has unveiled a redesigned and updated Web site.
P22 new fonts, new cart
Buffalo, NY. - 14 February 2002
P22 announces a new font pack and a new way to deliver the goods.
ATypI delegate reports
Redhill, Surrey - 13 February 2002
The most recent ATypI delegate reports have been posted in the ATypI Web site's ATypI members section.
Arnhem, a font too far?
England - 13 February 2002
The Hyphen Press has announced that the new edition of Norman Potter’s What is a designer is set in the typeface Arnhem, designed by Fred Smeijers.
Old mag gets facelift
Wired News - 13 February 2002
Wired covering a printed magazine redesign - this I have to see.
Santa Monica, CA. - 13 February 2002
Only Comicraft could have come up with fonts named Cheeky Monkey, and GirlsGirlsGirls. We blame Mike Myers.
TypeCon 2002 announced
Toronto, Canada - 13 February 2002
The Society of Typographic Aficionados has officially announced TypeCon2002: The Message and The Medium, July 12-14 Toronto, Canada. Information on speakers, workshops, and registration coming soon.
atomicmedia.net - 11 February 2002
Matthew from atomicmedia sent us details of the Atomic Media blow out sale.
Desperate Dan in dire straits
Lansdale, PA. - 11 February 2002
Dan Bailey of Fontosaurus Text has been making cool fonts and giving them away for years. But now he needs your help.
TyD gets a new domain
Type.Design - 10 February 2002
Type.Design, the 'no-holds-barred' e-mail list for type designers has a new Web site. The site hosts the list's archives.
Meet the Keester family
Minneapolis, MN. - 6 February 2002
Master letterer Jim Parkinson has created the Keester family, a lighthearted, heavyweight display font with a bit of cheekiness to it, for exclusive release through Chank.com.
Chank's 'Hot 100' on sale
Minneapolis, MN - 6 February 2002
Chank is offering his Hot 100 font pack for a special low price.
Dripping with sweetness
Font Diner - 6 February 2002
Valentine's specials from The Font Diner foundry.
Eye jumps on Web bandwagon
London, England - 6 February 2002
Eye magazine has launched its Web site.
Is that in Unicode 3.2?
Australia - 5 February 2002
The traditional typographic en-leader '..' (U+2025 in Unicode) has been renamed the 'Finate' by an Australian publisher.
Bitstream adds to the NFC
Cambridge, Mass. - 5 February 2002
Bitstream has added a number of fonts to it's 'New Fonts Collection'.
ClearType 'can save you $2000'
useit.com - 5 February 2002
Jakob Nielsen on ClearType, "an under-appreciated feature in Windows XP that can save users $2,000 per year."
Free fonts, three of the best
The Web - 4 February 2002
A reader asks, why don't you link to Nicks Fonts, Dieter Steffman and Manfred Klein's free font sites? Good question!
Adobe launches 'type showroom'
San Jose, CA - 4 February 2002
Adobe has unveiled its new type showroom.
ITC font packs and articles
New York, NY. - 4 February 2002
ITC has posted several new articles in its U&lc section and has released a couple of handwriting font packs.
Not touching type
Creativepro.com - 4 February 2002
In his latest Creativepro column John D. Berry reconsiders how kerning and letterspacing are applied to letters.
Chank's art with heart
Minneapolis, MN - 4 February 2002
More Chank art is available on eBay.
ATypI Type 3
Redhill, Surrey - 1 February 2002
An online edition of the new issue of the ATypI journal Type has been posted in the ATypI members section.
A very fat font
Burbank, CA. - 1 February 2002
Huevo Gordo from Burghal Design.
P22 & Garage fonts bundle
Silver Spring, MD. - 1 February 2002
For the month of February Phil's Fonts and P22 are offering the GarageFonts library and P22 The Works, at a price that can't be beat. Purchased separately they would cost
$2,688. This one time deal gets you both collections, 790 fonts, for only $1,544.