OpenType in Windows Longhorn
Redmond, WA - 31 October 2003
The Longhorn SDK documents the typographic features accessible via XAML markup.
New Linotype site launched
Germany - 30 October 2003
Utilizing the www.linotype.com domain the new Linotype Library Web site bursts onto the typographic landscape.
Australian Type Foundry Offer
Australia - 29 October 2003
Exciting news from Australian Type Foundry!
Masterfont launches new Web site
Tel Aviv, Israel - 28 October 2003
Zvika Rosenberg has launched the new Masterfont Web site. See him in person at Printex 2003.
Why Comic Sans?
Brixton, England - 28 October 2003
Much to the annoyance of 'professional' graphic designers Comic Sans is an incredibly popular typeface, but what's a comic book font doing in Windows? Its creator, Vinnie Connare, explains all.
News from Kenn Monk
Denmark - 27 October 2003
Independent Danish type-designer Kenn Munk launches 'Replywood', a monospaced display font for mac and PC.
Underware unleashes 5th Pts. Issue
The Netherlands - 27 October 2003
The 5th issue of Pts., an infrequently published magazine on type design, typography and other areas of interest has been issued by Underware, Den Haag, the Netherlands.
Yukon do it, VOLT can help
Whitehorse, YT. - 27 October 2003
With little more than High Logic's shareware Font Creator Program, and Microsoft's free VOLT tool the Yukon Language Center has created a set of fonts supporting eight Yukon languages.
Type educators list formed
Reading, UK. - 21 October 2003
An educators discussion list has been set up by the ATypI.
Noordzij award release
FontShop - 21 October 2003
A press release has been issued in connection with the recent announcement that information-design guru Erik Spiekermann will become the third recipient of the prestigious Noordzij prize.
Berry's view of 'A view' anew
Creativepro - 20 October 2003
John Berry takes a look Harry Carter's republished classic A View of Early Typography: Up to About 1600.
An alternate Fedra
The Netherlands - 20 October 2003
Imagine a world where all the distinguishing letters in Fedra were replaced with less interesting alternates.
MyFonts.com - 16 October 2003
Enter MyFonts compo and win one of five copies of the Indie Fonts book.
Spiekermann snags Noordzij gong
The Netherlands - 15 October 2003
Fontzone reports that German design guru Erik Spiekermann will become the third recipient of the prestigious Noordzij prize.
Unicode is easy and fun!
New York, NY. - 8 October 2003
Joel Spolsky explains Unicode to software developers who should know better.
Tuner hits front page again
Redmond, WA. - 8 October 2003
A link to the popular ClearType tuning page has been posted to the Microsoft.com homepage.
Microsoft GDDC registration opens
Redmond, WA - 7 October 2003
Registration has opened for the Microsoft Global Development & Deployment Conference, an event dedicated to the development of international solutions using Microsoft technologies.
John Berry reviews ATypI
Creativepro - 6 October 2003
John Berry gets between the text and reader to post his report from Vancouver, BC.
Chicago, Il. - 6 October 2003
Today Berthold Types announced the release of a new typeface Senatus, designed by Professor Werner Schneider.
Photos of an exhibition
Vancouver, BC. - 5 October 2003
Gary Munch's snapshots of TDC49 & TDC2 2003 on display in Vancouver.
Linotype releases Flirt font pack
Germany - 2 October 2003
'OpenType to get to know and to love: with the Linotype OpenType Flirt Library'. Read the full press release.
AMT adds 4 foundries to Fonts.com
Fonts.com - 1 October 2003
Agfa Monotype has signed four new foundries. The additions from Carter & Cone, Aboutype, Mad Irishman and PampaType add 142 new fonts and font packages to Fonts.com.
Toronto hosts indies
Toronto, Canada - 1 October 2003
The Type Club of Toronto is hosting an evening with Rich Kegler of P22 type foundry & James Grieshaber of Typeco.
Pizza Dude October update
Denmark - 1 October 2003
The Pizza Dude has sent out his October mailing.
Dr. Peter Karow award
The Netherlands - 1 October 2003
At the third DTL FontMaster Conference on the 18th of November 2003 in Castle Maurick in the Netherlands, the first Dr. Peter Karow Award for Font Technology & Digital Typography will be presented.
Sessions with rare books
Charlottesville, VA. - 1 October 2003
The Rare Book School has announced its winter and early spring
sessions 2004, a collection of five-day, non-credit courses on topics
concerning rare books, manuscripts, the history of books and printing, and