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All about Fonts

There seems to be a few types of font files such as .otf , .ps , .pfb , .pfm , .afm , .ttf , and so on. 481 more words

Digital Media

Infinite Variations?

Sombrieul has a LOT of opentype features:- stylistic alternates, ligatures, discretionary ligatures, small capitals, title forms, swash capitals, old-style and lining numerals, numeral title forms.  Of course, these features don’t allow for infinite variability in appearance, there must be some limits after all! 12 more words


Starting to Test Sombrieul

We now have a pre-release version of the completed ‘Sombrieul’ typeface.  This typeface has an extensive range of opentype features, it’s basically a typeface family in a single font! 33 more words


All About Fonts

Fonts can come in so many different sizes and styles. They are really important to know about, especially as a designer. Fonts are constantly used from this article that you are reading, to the apps on your phone, and to the words in a book. 762 more words

Digital Design

The Full Extent...

Shervington is nearing release. While refining and testing, I thought this a good opportunity to show the full range of characters in a typical Greater Albion font.


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Francois Poizat’s piece for Smashing Magazine discusses the new font technology on the forefront that will make the web a better and more usable place. 413 more words

The Font Talk

Each font has a unique look which differentiates from font to font. These letter shapes are called glyphs, which are made up of a series of defining points.   838 more words