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David vs. Goliath: Corporate Font Piracy In The Global Marketplace

Black CD © fStop / Patrick Jelen In the world of font licensing, it’s sometimes the case that even those of us who are (theoretically) knowledgeable about it find ourselves shaking our heads, wondering what just happened. We recently were left frustrated by one of these situations, and now that the dust has settled we…


Gather and Share Your Favorite Products with Our All-New Collections

We’re excited to launch an all-new feature called Collections. You’ll see it under your Account Dashboard, where you can create as many Collections as you want, title them, add descriptions, and choose whether or not you want them to be public or private. Much like the “Favorites” feature of our real-time font preview tool Fontpath,…


What is a Large Volume Commercial font license extension?

When you buy a Desktop license for a font, you are allowed to use the font to create all manner of physical and digital things–signs for a business, social media posts, website graphics, flyers, etc. You can give these things away, you can sell them, you can post them online or print them on billboards…


Precision and Quality: The Value and Versatility of Stawix Fonts

Stawix is a Bangkok-based font foundry founded by Thai native Stawix Ruecha, focusing on fully-equipped international typefaces, and steeped in aesthetic type design with meticulous attention to detail. Formed in 2012, Stawix aims to represent the hope of its founder that a movement can be started “by designing Latin fonts and Thai alphabets that are…


Beta: YouWorkForThem’s Vector Playground

Beta is an exclusive vector stock collection straight from the minds of the designers at YouWorkForThem. We like to have our share of fun, too! Doomsday Aliens is a collection of some of the wildest and most unique vector creatures you could ever imagine. It’s a safe bet that their phasers are set to “Kill,”…


What is a WebFont

In the early days of the web, browsers were limited to a certain set of fonts. Even today, the list is short: Arial, Book Antique, Comic Sans, Courier New, Geneva, Georgia, Helvetica, Impact, Lucida Grande, Lucida Sans Unicode, Palatino Linotype, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Times, Trebuchet and Verdana. Fortunately, the advent of WebFonts and their…


ParaType Offers A Myriad Of Design Possibilities

Originating in Moscow, Russia, as a part of ParaGraph International, the designers at ParaType have enjoyed a long history of multilingual type design and conversion. Years ago, typeface development in the Soviet Union took place only within a designated cadre belonging to Polygraphmash, a state research institute that held the largest collection of Cyrillic fonts…


Versatile, Beautiful Fonts From the Bottom of the World: Los Andes Type

In 2011, after founding the awesome LatinoType, Chile’s first digital foundry, Daniel Hernández, Miguel Hernández and Luciano Vergara decided to spin off a new studio in order to focus on simple, versatile typefaces designed for usability, rather than the more whimsical, “designerly” offerings of their first venture. Calling the new venture Los Andes Type, they…

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