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Typography news May 2008

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Dead end for Gill road
Mid Sussex Times - 30 May 2008
Council ditches Eric Gill tribute plan. Thanks to Tim for the link.

The ABC of candidate fonts
ABC News - 19 May 2008
A short video piece on political branding. Ignore the fact that the Gotham isn't Gotham, mostly. Via Quipsologies.

Mid-May blog round up
Various - 15 May 2008
The Font Bureau blog documents their Martha’s Vineyard offsite. Dan Reynolds on John Hudson’s visit to Reading. James Mosley compares body sizes. Erik Spiekermann continues to photo-document San Francisco.

Flash 10 type details emerge
typophile.com - 15 May 2008
The Internets are a-buzz with news of Adobe's Flash 10 beta, however Typophile posts from the Adobe font guys provide the typographic details.

Fedora Chucks Luxi
OS News - 14 May 2008
Fedora drops Bigelow and Holmes Luxi fonts.

FontShop hearts OpenType
FontShop FontFeed - 13 May 2008
FontShop shares their OpenType love.

Linotype celebrates Frutiger
Linotype.com - 13 May 2008
He's 80 years old and still a rock star in the world of fonts. Adrian Frutiger is celebrated in Linotype's latest LinoLetter.

Type Studio mail-out
thetypestudio.com - 13 May 2008
Ilene Strizver's latest newsletter.

Wingdings of Disease?
Wired.com - 9 May 2008
That's how Wired describes this set of pictograms. Thanks to Mike for the link.

MyFonts Rising Stars
Myfonts.com - 7 May 2008
It's May! Time for another edition of MyFonts Rising Stars newsletter.

Google joins Comic bandwagon
searchnewz - 7 May 2008
Google recognizes the popularity of Comic Sans and trials the font in Ad Sense Ads. Thanks to Paul and Joe for the link.

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