Search for ‘webfonts’
There are 16 entries matching ‛webfonts’:
Leading type designers love webfonts
At Typ09, FontShop put together Webfonts Week, a series of interviews with leading type designers. There is universal support for webfonts now, even from those who were dead set against it a year ago.
A free font success story
A free font has made it into MyFonts’s top ten list of best selling typefaces. There’s a lesson there somewhere.
Soft hyphen bug in Webkit
Investigation into, and a fix for a peculiar bug in Mac-based Webkit browsers, including Safari and Chrome.
Fontdeck is go!
I’m extremely proud to say that two weeks ago Fontdeck opened its doors to the type-loving public. It’s been a long time in coming – too long I’d admit – but Fontdeck is now live and I’m hugely excited about what’s to come.
The future of web font embedding
A call out to font foundries to stop fretting about web font embedding and instead make it work in their favour.
Fonts licensed for web apps
Following on from yesterday’s post regarding Opera’s probable support of web fonts, there comes a timely press release from font publishers, Ascender.
How to use variable fonts in the real world
Using variable fonts in the real world turns out to be tricky. This post explains how we achieved it for the new Ampersand website and what we learned along the way.
Web fonts on the horizon
Håkon Wium Lie recently intimated that the forthcoming release of Opera will support downloadable fonts. Great news for web designers, but is it bad news for type foundries?
WebKit now supports CSS @font-face rules
Earlier this week it was announced that WebKit now supports CSS @font-face rules. There has been a mixed reception in some quarters, but this leap forward (for that’s what it is) has to be a good thing.
Font embedding survey
Thomas Phinney, Adobe’s Fonts Product Manager for & Global Typography has posted a survey asking Web designers/developers about different implementations of font-face.
Heaven Devoid of Stars – a tale of cross-browser kerning
A tale of how typesetting a beautiful poster led to an exploration and explanation of how manually kerning type on the web can be tricky, but also made to work across browsers.
On fonts for the Web
The availability of fonts for use in Web typography, or more specifically the lack thereof, has been getting some welcome attention recently.
Moving CSS typography forward
The CSS3 font module has come back to life, and web designers have been asked for the their wish lists. Here’s mine.
Web Typography panel at SxSW
I’m proud to have been part of the Web Typography panel at SxSW 2009 alongside Jon Tan, Ian Coyle, Elliot Jay Stocks & Samantha Warren. I’ve jotted down some of the topics we discussed, and some we talked about beforehand but didn’t have time for.
The media conference this year was as good as ever. Even the queues for coffee and food were quicker this year. I’ve jotted down a few titbits gleaned from the sessions I attended.
TypeCon2010 in Los Angeles was my first typography conference. It felt good. I was made welcome, made new friends, renewed old acquaintances and learned a lot.