Expanded Webfont Offerings at FontShop.com

In recent years, FontShop has been the place to acquire great Web FontFonts, but what about webfonts from other foundries? We’re excited to tell you that in recent weeks we’ve been adding oodles of webfonts to the catalog.

You can now find webfonts from:

You’ll notice a blue “web” icon as you browse the site.

For now only Web FontFonts purchased on FontShop can be used with Typekit. Please stay tuned to this blog for more updates and tools to help you continue to create beautiful websites.

2 Comments

  1. Posted May 4, 2012 at 12:15 PM | Permalink

    I’ve always been very impressed by the hinting on web FontFonts. Are these fonts similarly hinted as a rule or is it up to individual studios? Alternatively, Is there any way to get a live preview of what they look like in the browser?

  2. Posted May 8, 2012 at 1:54 PM | Permalink

    Hi Christopher. Thanks. We think FontFont’s hinting is pretty great too.
    The fonts in question are made by taking the TrueType fonts supplied by the foundries and applying the appropriate wrapper to create .woff or .eot Lite webfonts. More to your question—the hinting is done by the individual foundries.
    We presently don’t have a system in place for previewing the faces as rendered by different OSes or browsers, though we do have something in the works.

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