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Typography news September 2002

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Circus maximus
Rome, Italy - 30 September 2002
Our ATypI Rome 2002 correspondents returned to Redmond bearing gifts, and copies of the official conference newspaper 'Bread & circuses'.  More details...

ATypI election results
Redhill, Surrey - 28 September 2002
Freda Sack and John Hudson have been voted onto the ATypI board.  More details...

ClearType tuner updated
Redmond, WA. - 26 September 2002
The popular ClearType Web interface for Windows XP has been updated. The latest version allows users with Windows XP Service Pack 1 to configure ClearType for the rare BGR configuration of color LCD monitor as well as the more common RGB displays.  More details...

Printing library in peril
London, England - 25 September 2002
The TDC has posted an announcement and Fontzone has published a subscription only article describing the most recent threats to London's St Bride Printing Library.  More details...

Typeco releases Glyphic Neue
Rochester, NY - 25 September 2002
Typeco has released its first font family, Glyphic Neue.  More details...

FontLab 4.5 released
FontLab.com - 23 September 2002
According to the FontLab Web site FontLab 4.5 has been released.  More details...

What I have learned
Icograda.org - 23 September 2002
The Icograda Web site has posted an article by Milton Glaser, titled This is what I have learned. It's well worth a read.  More details...

Beyond the usual suspects
Creativepro.com - 23 September 2002
John D. Berry lists some of his favorite micro foundries in this article for Creativepro.com.  More details...

All the news fit to print
Rome, Italy - 22 September 2002
ATypI Rome 2002 has now ended, but you can check out what went on by visiting the event's official news pages.  More details...

FontAid II font to be retired
Buffalo, NY. - 20 September 2002
There's still time to purchase the Font Aid II September Eleven typeface direct from MyFonts.com before it is retired.  More details...

TypeCon 2003, a flyer!
Minneapolis - 20 September 2002
TypeCon 2003 flyers are doing the rounds at the ATypI conference. Here's a sneak peek for those not in Rome.  More details...

Hoefler gets Peignot gong
Rome, Italy - 19 September 2002
The ATypI Web site notes that Jonathan Hoefler has been awarded the prestigious 'Prix Charles Peignot'.  More details...

TypeCon 2003 press release
Minneapolis, MN. - 19 September 2002
TypeCon 2003 will be held in Minneapolis next July. Visit www.typecon2003.com for more details or read the official press release below.  More details...

ATypI 2002 kicks off
Rome, Italy - 18 September 2002
For the latest news and gossip from the event be sure to check out the event's official Web site.  More details...

The new Web fonts?
Den Haag, NL. - 17 September 2002
LettError has released two free fonts, Printed & Written Word, 'designed with legibility in mind'.  More details...

Process mechanical exercise
Minneapolis, MN - 17 September 2002
Process Type Foundry has just released Bryant, a family of eight typefaces inspired by mechanical lettering kits sold to hobbyists in the 60s and 70s.  More details...

Small picture, big idea
typophile.com - 16 September 2002
Typophile.com has launched a collaborative bitmap typeface design project.  More details...

Microsoft OpenType seminar
Seattle, WA. - 12 September 2002
At the end of August Microsoft hosted a weeklong hands-on OpenType font development seminar in Seattle WA with 21 international delegates in attendance.  More details...

2nd FontMaster conference
Hamburg, Germany - 11 September 2002
A second FontMaster conference will be held in Hamburg, Germany on November 19th. The conference themes are typography, the Dutch Type Library and the OpenType font format.  More details...

ImageX sells Extensis to Celartem
Portland, OR. - 10 September 2002
See the press release for all the details.  More details...

Type crimes
Creativepro.com - 9 September 2002
John D. Berry lays down the typo law in this article for Creativepro.com.  More details...

From Arnhem with love
New Series - 5 September 2002
Andy Crewdson has posted an article discussing Fred Smeijers’s Arnhem typefaces.  More details...

Yet more WIT
Silver Spring, MD. - 5 September 2002
Phil's Fonts Web site features a new issue of WIT, the font distributors online magazine. This update includes part three of Ralph Smith's online conversation with John Downer and Jim Parkinson.  More details...

ITC's latest
New York, NY. - 5 September 2002
Recently posted U&lc articles include Ilene Strizver's Visual Alignment piece, a review of Making Digital Type Look Good, an exploration of the letter K and Lost in a Sea of Type Part 2.  More details...

1300 new [T-26] fonts
Cambridge, Mass. - 4 September 2002
MyFonts.com announces the release of 1300 new [T-26] fonts.  More details...

Typotheque updates
The Hague, NL. - 4 September 2002
Peter Bilak's Typotheque Web site has been updated.  More details...

DEFCON unboxed
LA,CA. - 4 September 2002
DEFCON
A review copy of APOLLO 26's DEFCON arrived today. See the details section for the complete deconstruction.  More details...

Embedding rights - court to decide
San Jose, CA. - 3 September 2002
Adobe heads for the courts to determine font embedding legalities. See the Adobe press release for details.  More details...

When in Rome…
Rome, Italy - 3 September 2002
Don't miss out on this once in a life time opportunity - Paul Stiff's walking tour of Rome.  More details...

Down on the farm with Ray
Canada - 3 September 2002
Typerdermic has just opened an online exhibit featuring antique farm tractor lettering. No doubt an agrifont pack will follow.  More details...

DTL goes OpenType
Netherlands - 2 September 2002
The Dutch Type Library will be releasing full feature OpenType fonts.  More details...

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