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Typography news April 2011

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We are hiring!
Redmond, WA - 29 April 2011
The Microsoft typography group currently has a job opening for a program manager.
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Shipping Faces
Buffalo, N.Y. - 19 April 2011
DVDs of Richard Kegler's film Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century are now shipping.  More details...

TDC Medal to Mike Parker
New York - 13 April 2011
Mike Parker, former Director of Typography at Mergenthaler Linotype and co-founder of Bitstream, was awarded the TDC Medal by the Type Directors Club in New York City on April 6. David Berlow and Cyrus Highsmith did the presentation.  More details...

Photo-Lettering rides again
Yorklyn, Delaware - 12 April 2011
House Industries has brought back the experience of ordering headlines from Photo-Lettering, Inc., only without the necessity of sending a messenger down to the shop to pick them up.  More details...

vLetter PRO SmartFont™
Hood River, OR - 8 April 2011
vLetter Inc. are happy to announce vLetter PRO Smart Font for rendering personal handwriting.  More details...

ATypI type comp open
Buenos Aires - 5 April 2011
ATypI's Letter.2 international type-design competition is now open for submissions.  More details... revamps
Berlin - 4 April 2011
FSI FontShop International has launched a new, the online home for the largest library of contemporary type designs.   More details...

Comic Sans Pro!
Woburn, Mass. - 1 April 2011
Today Monotype Imaging unleashes Comic Sans Pro on the world.  More details...

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