fonts

  • Fonts In Chrome For Windows Will Look Better Soon

    Fonts In Chrome For Windows Will Look Better Soon

    Google released the latest beta version of its Chrome browser today, and if you’re a Windows user on a machine that runs at least Vista, fonts will now look better on your screen. That’s because the Chrome 37 Beta now supports Microsoft’s DirectWrite API, a technology that improves the way fonts look on modern screens. Read More

  • Adobe Partners With Google To Release Open-Source Font For Chinese, Japanese And Korean Languages

    Adobe Partners With Google To Release Open-Source Font For Chinese, Japanese And Korean Languages

    Adobe and Google today announced the launch of a new open-source font for Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) languages that covers 65,535 glyphs, making it one — if not the — largest font to cover these languages. The font, which was optimized for both print and screen, is now available for free through Google Fonts and through Adobe’s Typekit, where it is included in the… Read More

  • Creative Market Previews Its API For A Digital Asset Marketplace With Photoshop Extension

    Creative Market Previews Its API For A Digital Asset Marketplace With Photoshop Extension

    Creative Market, the online store for creative digital assets, including graphics, themes, templates and fonts, this week introduced a new Photoshop extension that’s designed to preview the power of its upcoming API. Creative Market already offers a central web-based store that acts almost like an Amazon for digital creative professionals, but its ultimate vision is much broader –… Read More

  • Google Updates Google Docs With 450 New Fonts, 60 New Templates And More

    Google Updates Google Docs With 450 New Fonts, 60 New Templates And More

    Google today announced that it is bringing web fonts to Google Docs. Thanks to this update, you can now use 450 new fonts in your Google documents. These are the same 450 fonts Google already features on its Web Fonts site for web designers. In addition, Google also announced that it added over 60 new templates to its template gallery over the last month, improved support for screenreaders in… Read More

  • WTF
    Introducing Dotsies: The Space-Saving Font

    Introducing Dotsies: The Space-Saving Font

    When last I met with Craig Muth it was in lovely Columbus, Ohio and he was a down-to-earth hacker working on memorize.com, a site dedicated to making the world a better place. Clearly a useful and noble pursuit. Craig moved to San Francisco a while back, and just sent me an email with details of his latest project: a space-saving font he’s calling dotsies. Dotsies characters are built… Read More

  • Nokia Ditches Old Familiar Font For Shiny New One

    Nokia Ditches Old Familiar Font For Shiny New One

    Before reading the following post, I suggest you make peace with your Maker because it’s so intense you may just explode in ecstasy. Are you ready? I mean, really, ask yourself: are you ready? I don’t think you’re ready because you couldn’t possibly be ready. Well, OK, maybe you are ready. Let’s hope so. Ready? Here we go: Nokia is using a new font. Read More