Bob Taylor, Monotype’s Font Technologies Director, offers his views on the promise of Variable Fonts and shares how Monotype and the tech industry are bringing this promise to reality.
Variable fonts are a new font format offering unprecedented flexibility. And they are with us now. A story by Richard Rutter.
From typesetting machines to color emoji – a story about the history and evolution of font formats written by David Lemon, the former senior manager of type development at Adobe.
Compared to its predecessors PostScript Type 1 and TrueType fonts, OpenType is vastly more sophisticated, with features that make a font seem more like software (which they are). Text by Ilene Strizver.
Matthew Butterick analyzes new OpenType font format and questions the real motives behind Apple, Google, Adobe and Microsoft supporting this technology. Via Typewolf.
Roel Nieskens tries to figure out what variable fonts would mean for web developers. Published at typographica.org.
Watch as Dan Rhatigan shows how to improve that final 5% of your typography with the help of OpenType features.