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TypeCon dates, theme revealed
Vancouver, BC. - 30 September 2003
A flyer included in the ATypI goody bag reveals that TypeCon 2004 and will take place July 22 to 25 in San Francisco. It looks like the organizers plan to take us back to font school with the theme, Type High.  More details...

News from Vancouver
Vancouver, BC. - 27 September 2003
News (and gossip) from the ATypI conference appears here during the event and in the days following it.  More details...

NYT on Unicode
New York, NY. - 25 September 2003
The New York Times has posted an article on Michael Everson's work on behalf of the Unicode consortium.  More details...

New from Sparky
New Zealand - 24 September 2003
Amongst MyFonts latest batch of new releases are three from Sparky Type.  More details...

Holland fonts update
SF, CA. - 23 September 2003
The latest news release from Holland Fonts and Tribe.  More details...

FF Unit unleashed
Germany - 22 September 2003
FontShop International releases new FontFonts, including FF Unit by Erik Spiekermann.  More details...

Berry reviews Indie Fonts 2
Creativepro - 22 September 2003
John Berry takes a look at 'Indie Fonts 2', a compact, useful compendium of new typeface designs from a variety of independent type foundries.  More details...

You've got to eat
Vancouver, BC. - 22 September 2003
Attendees of the Vancouver ATypI conference will receive a carefully compiled booklet listing restaurants in areas near to the conference venues and hotel. A special web formatted PDF version of this restaurant guide (504 kilobytes) is available.  More details...

If in doubt set it at 48pt
Vancouver, BC. - 22 September 2003
Type designer, type founder, illustrator and letterpress printer Jim Rimmer is making a unique keepsake for attendees of this year's ATypI conference: a 48pt casting of 'Shamus', the conference mascot. Details and photographs.  More details...

The final programme
Vancouver, BC. - 22 September 2003
Barring last minute cancellations, the speaker programme for the ATypI Vancouver conference has been finalised. Presentation information can be viewed here.  More details...

ATypI auction update
Vancouver, BC. - 19 September 2003
Jean-Francois Porchez and Tiffany Wardle have posted an ATypI auction update.  More details...

Digital Nero
Chicago, Il. - 15 September 2003
Today Berthold Types announced that the timeless NERO design is for the first time available in digital format.  More details...

Bitstream BTN
Cambridge, Mass. - 15 September 2003
Bitstream Inc. announced today the launch of its 'Breaking the Norm' font collection for developers.  More details...

Woodtype
Buffalo, NY. - 14 September 2003
Exclusive to P22, the Woodtype CD is a collection of 129 high resolution illustrations depicting 4 complete alphabets, numbers and a few extras from award winning Art Director and designer John Housley's woodtype collection.  More details...

Cat let out of bag
Vancouver, BC. - 14 September 2003
The secret identity of the new Adobe OpenType enabled application being demonstrated at ATypI can now be revealed… It's a new version of Adobe Illustrator.  More details...

News break
Redmond, WA. - 11 September 2003
The Microsoft typography news team is currently on special assignment in Houston, Texas. Normal news service will resume on September 22nd.

Type show hits the road
Vancouver, BC. - 5 September 2003
The Society of Typographic Aficionados has announced that it will mount a major exhibition of type and design in Vancouver, Canada. TypeGallery2003 will be on display during the ATypI conference, September 25-28, at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.  More details...

Free font search engine
Germany - 5 September 2003
Alexander Neuber, the man behind the handy Typograf and FontRenamer utilities has just launched free-fonts.com a free font search engine that does a pretty good job of filtering out commercial fonts.  More details...

Two words - Ching Mang
Buffalo, NY. - 5 September 2003
It's new from the International House of Fonts.  More details...

Font firms on piracy offensive
Mac User UK - 5 September 2003
A report on FAST's efforts to raise awareness of issues surrounding font IP.  More details...

Matthew Carter - radio star
Boston, Mass - 4 September 2003
Earlier today Matthew Carter took part in this radio interview.  More details...

ATypI schedule posted
Vancouver, BC. - 1 September 2003
Dates and times of the various sessions of the ATypI conference are now online.  More details...

Pizza Dude update
Denmark - 1 September 2003
Denmark's Pizza Dude fonts has sent out its September mailing.  More details...

US News profiles Matthew Carter
US News - 1 September 2003
Ulrich Boser profiles type designer Matthew Carter for US News.  More details...

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