Microtypography fixer for the web
Typeface as programme - Jürg Lehni
Métrique des fontes PostScript - CG_1991___8_29_0.pdf
Open-source emojis for designers, developers and everyone else!
Unscii is a set of bitmapped Unicode fonts based on classic system fonts. Unscii attempts to support character cell art well while also being suitable for terminal and programming use.
Today, while I was waking up, I came up with an idea on how to do something that I’ve been wanting to do for a while. But before I tell you what the idea was, let me contextualize you.
OpenType features allow fonts to behave smartly. This behavior can do simple things (e.g. change letters to small caps) or they can do complex things (e.g. insert swashes, alternates, and ligatures to make text set in a script font feel handmade).
A book of poetry by French writer Guillaume Apollinaire, noted for its use of “caligrams” in which typeface and arrangement of words on the page add to the meaning of the compositions. In this way, the collection can be seen as a contribution to the tradition of concrete or visual poetry.
Typothèque de l'ERG, design par Martin Campillo.
Lunchtype is a contemporary lunch-time design experiment updated irregularly on Steppot @Instagram around 13:00-14:00 (CET +01:00) o’clock daily during a #100daysproject
Summary of single-line fonts
Version 1.8 of the OpenType font format specification introduces an extensive new technology, affecting almost every area of the format. An OpenType variable font is one in which the equivalent of multiple individual fonts can be compactly packaged within a single font file.
This year, at the ATypI typography conference in Warsaw, representatives from Adobe, Microsoft, Apple, and Google presented an exciting development in typography: support for variable fonts in OpenType fonts. Font variations are best shown with an example:
The film was made in 1956 by Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart for Canada's National Film Board. McLaren, a Scottish-born Canadian, pioneered the use of stop-motion animation of abstract shapes synchronised with sound, using the same technique adopted 25 years later by Rod Lord for his seminal work in producing the animated book sequences in The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy BBC Television series.
"All fonts from the section with the fonts I created may also be used without restriction for commercial projects. Also some of the only extended fonts are under a license, which allows the license file and a FAQ for this is then added to the download."