Category Archives: Buyer’s Guide

Buyer’s Guide: typographies.fr EULA

TFCreated in 2008, typographies.fr is an award-winning French type foundry. Check out Cadence, Chapitre, and Colvert on FontShop.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 computers in 1 location.
  • You can use the fonts for personal use.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.

See typographies.fr EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is PsyOps Type Foundry.

FontShop Friday Five: Picks and Pins

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We know you’re busy and the Internet is a crowded place, so we’ll try to give you a little reminder on Fridays of what’s going on out there. Below please find five recent FontShop-related threads that you may have missed.

New New New!
Lots of great new fonts this week! We’re also excited to welcome two new foundries to FontShop. Check out the great designs from LudwigType and Typefolio!

Staff Picks
Our type experts pick their favorites to share with you every month! This month, we have some great picks from Hamilton Wood Type and Laura Worthington.

Feel the Rhythm
Wondering what the pulse is of the design community? Mark your calendars for TYPO San Francisco Rhythm, presented by FontShop, this April. 

Buyer’s Guide
This week, Theresa explains the highlights of Japan based foundry, Flat-It Type Foundry EULA.

Pinterested
Having the typographic inspiration blues? Take a peek at our Pinterest page to get those ideas flowing!

Friday Five Fonts: FF Legato by FontFont and Justus by URW

Buyer’s Guide: Flat-It Type Foundry EULA

FLI

Based in Japan, Flat-It Type Foundry offers script, retro, modern and experimental fonts. Check out Diamond RingShiva, Dharma Gothic and Dharma Slab on FontShop.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 computers within the same company or household.
  • You can create a secured non-editable PDF for non-commercial use.
  • You may provide the use of the fonts to a third party working on your behalf only if they use the font exclusively for your work, agree to all terms of license, and retain no copies of the font when the work is completed.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.

See Flat-It Type Foundry EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is typographies.fr.

FontShop Friday Five: Goodies Galore

fridayfive-030We know you’re busy and the Internet is a crowded place, so we’ll try to give you a little reminder on Fridays of what’s going on out there. Below please find five recent FontShop-related threads that you may have missed.

EULA Highlights
Once again, Theresa discusses the basics of NeubauLaden EULA‘s from this week’s Buyer’s Guide.

Get Pinterested
For ideas and inspirations for all things typography, check out our Pinterest boards.

New Fonts for a New Year
After a brief hiatus, tons of new fonts have arrived! Plus a great list of continuing promotions.

Start Spreadin’ the News
Have you seen our most recent newsletter? The first one of the year is filled with tons of great new releases. Sign up to receive typography news every other Wednesday!

On the FontFeed
Yves brings back Fonts In Use with Communication Arts Typography Annual 4 on the FontFeed.

Friday Five Fonts: Miss Lankfort by Sudtipos and Filmotype Horizon by Filmotype

Buyer’s Guide: NeubauLaden EULA

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NeubauLaden works on commissions, developing design and typography for print, screen and space. Based in Berlin, Stefan Gandl formed Neubau in 2001. Check out NB Antiqua on FontShop.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 3 users at 1 location.
  • You can create commercial and/or independent publication, electronic and/or print.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.

See NeubauLaden EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is Flat-It.

FontShop Friday Five: Reboot

FridayFive0708Friday Five is back! We know you’re busy and the Internet is a crowded place, so we’ll try to give you a little reminder on Fridays of what’s going on out there. Below please find five recent FontShop-related threads that you may have missed.

TYPO San Francisco
Have you purchased your ticket to TYPO Rhythm yet? Save $100 if you buy before January 15!

On the FontFeed
Yves Peters starts the year off with his Type of Music of recently released albums.

Buyer’s Guide
Theresa shares the basics of Letters from Sweden’s EULA this week on the blog.

FontShop Newsletters
Perk up your inbox with our bi-weekly newsletters!  We highlight new fonts and promotions every other Wednesday so make sure to sign-up today.

Reflecting on 2013
With 2013 behind us, we haven’t forgotten to keep our resolutions in mind. Check out our top Type Resolutions for 2013.

Friday Five Fonts:  Terital United by Letterbox and Salvo Sans Black by Font Bureau

Buyer’s Guide: Letters from Sweden EULA

LFS

Letters from Sweden produces contemporary typefaces that correspond to the technical and esthetic expectations of today. Check out Exemplar, Line, and Trim on FontShop.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 1 computer.
  • You can create a secured non-editable PDF for non-commercial use.
  • You may provide the use of the fonts to a third party working on your behalf only if they use the font exclusively for your work, agree to all terms of license, and retain no copies of the font when the work is completed.

Restrictions

  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.

See Letters from Sweden EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is Neubauladen.

Buyer’s Guide: DSType EULA

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Founded in 1994 by Dino dos Santo, DSType has produced typefaces for several corporations, magazines, and cultural projects. With a diverse range typefaces from text to display, you’ll often see a distinctive flair in his characters.  Check out Esta, Penna, and Diversa on FontShop.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 computers.
  • You can create a secured non-editable PDF for preview or print.
  • You can take a digitized copy of the font to a commercial printer or service bureau to print documents you have created.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.

See DSType EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is Letters from Sweden.

Buyer’s Guide: Webfonter

Try webfonts from FontShop on any browser for free with WebFonter. With thousands of fonts to choose from, test-driving a webfont is as simple as 1, 2, 3.

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Download and install the Chrome extension to preview a fresh look on even the most complex, javascript-heavy sites. Add the bookmarklet to your toolbar to preview webfonts in other browsers. Or use the launcher for just a quick try.

The best part is that WebFonter allows you to adjust, swap, and tweak font styles live in browser. Once you’ve picked the perfect fonts, you can buy a webfont license.

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

Buyer’s Guide: Positype EULA

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Neil Summerour is a type designer, lettering artist, calligrapher and designer based in Georgia, USA with one foot in Takamatsu, Japan. His work spans across media types and centers on problem solving and communicating graphically. In 2000 Neil opened his own foundry, Positype, and today it contains a diverse collection of text and display faces. He is also an educator that fosters young talent as an adjunct art professor at The University of Georgia. Check out Aaux Next, Lust, and Magneta on FontShop.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 computers.
  • You can create a secured non-editable PDF for non-commercial use.
  • You can take a copy of the font to a commercial printer or service bureau, but the fonts must be deleted after the job is done.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.

See Positype EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is DSType.

Buyer’s Guide: Canada Type EULA

CNTFounded in 2004 by Rebecca Alaccari and Patrick Griffin, Canada Type has a comprehensive and popular library of typefaces that accommodates a variety of aesthetic taste. With a EULA that is easy to understand, licensing Canada Type fonts on FontShop is an clear choice. Check out Memoriam, Semplicita, and Ratio Modern for some fantastic examples.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 1 computer and 1 output device.
  • You can create a secured non-editable PDF for non-commercial use.
  • You can take a copy of the font to a commercial printer or service bureau, but the fonts must be deleted after the job is done.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Application.

See Canada Type EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is Positype.

Buyer’s Guide: G-Type EULA

GYCreated by Nick Cooke in 1999, G-Type foundry creates innovative typefaces that are highly usable. Comprising of families with a useful range of weights and true italics, G-Type fonts work well in both text and display types. Check out Chevin, Houschka, and Sovereign on FontShop.

Here are some highlights from the EULA.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 computers.
  • You can create a secured non-editable PDF for non-commercial use.
  • You can convert the font into static images, vector outlines, bitmaps, and graphic files (e.g. eps, gif, jpeg, png, tiff) for use in logos, presentations, documents, and webpages.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.

See G-Type EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is Canada Type.

Buyer’s Guide: Typofonderie EULA

JEFounded in 1994 by Jean François Porchez, Typofonderie is an independent digital type foundry based in Clamart (France). Dedicated to high quality design, many Typofonderie typefaces have won prizes international competitions. Ambroise, Le Monde, and Parisine are examples of stellar fonts you can license from FontShop.

Here are some highlights from the EULA.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 1 computer at a single geographic location.
  • You can embed fonts for production and internal use.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.
  • You cannot embed the font for Commercial Products or Digital Media.

See Typofonderie EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is G-Type.

Buyer’s Guide: James Todd Design EULA

JTDOriginally trained as a bespoke tailor, James Todd changed gears in 2009 and has been actively involved in graphic and type design. Occasionally working for P22 Type Foundry and Hamilton Wood Type Foundry, he has released his original fonts under the name of James Todd Design. Garvis, which is also available as a webfont, shows his attention to detail.

Here are some highlights from the EULA.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 computer at a single geographic location.
  • You can create a secured non-editable PDF for non-commercial use.
  • You may provide the use of the fonts to a third party working on your behalf only if they use the font exclusively for your work, agree to all terms of license, and retain no copies of the font when the work is completed.

Restrictions

  • You cannot modify the font software without the express permission of the foundry.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.

See James Todd Design EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is Typofonderie.

Buyer’s Guide: Three Islands Press EULA

TIPThree Island Press is best know for its antique penmanship fonts molded after 18th and 19th century handwriting of actual people. Take a look at 3IP Historial Collection on FontShop and you can see the authenticity that the typefaces evoke.

Here are some highlights from their EULA.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 computer at a single geographic location.
  • You can create a secured non-editable PDF for non-commercial use.

Restrictions

  • You cannot modify the font software without the express permission of the foundry.
  • You cannot embed the font into a Website or Application.

See Three Island Press EULA

If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

EULA highlights will be posted every other Monday. Next up is James Todd Design.

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