Category Archives: Buyer’s Guide

Buyer’s Guide: ARS Type

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ARS Type is an independent type foundry based in Amsterdam. Established in 1994 by designer Angus R. Shamal the foundry has a versatile library of unique, high-quality text and display faces. Check out ARS Maquette, ARS Region, and ARS District on FontShop.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 CPUs in 1 location.
  • You can create a non-editable Workflow PDF to your printers as long as the font is subsetted and is distributed on a one-to-one basis, over a closed network .

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font software into a Website using @font-face.
  • You cannot embed the font software into an Application.

See ARS 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 Device Fonts.

Buyer’s Guide: New Product Pages

Welcome to the second part of our new product page series. Last week we reviewed two features, the sample text tool bar and buying options, on FontShop. This week we’ll take a look at the Glyph Tab using Gordon by Letterbox as an example.

The Character Set option allows you to view the all the glyphs available in a specific font. A small arrow will appear in a glyph’s box if there are alternates characters for that glyph. You can click on the arrow to preview the alternates.

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The Language Support option will show you all of the languages that the font will support. Typically fonts will support common languages like Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, and Spanish.

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Now you know where to find out if a font has contextual alternates and supports a specific language. If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

FontShop Friday Five: TYPO Schedule Announced

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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.

Buyer’s Guide
Theresa brings us another Buyer’s Guide on the blog. This week she highlights HVD Fonts EULA.

Two is Better than One
David Sudweeks analyzes the pairing of two favorites, Frank Grießhammer’s FF Quixo and Mark van Bronkhorst’s Solano Gothic in his latest installment of Great Pairs.

TYPO Speaker Schedule Announced!
The TYPO San Francisco schedule has been released! Take a look at the most recent newsletter and start planning now! And don’t forget, ticket prices increase tomorrow, March 1.

Remembrance
Yves Peters remembers Mike Parker on the FontFeed.

New Fonts
Once again, we bring you the newest of the new in terms of fonts at FontShop. Check out all the great designs from foundries like Comicraft, Dalton Maag and much more.

Friday Five Fonts: Penna by DSType and Altis by Typolar

Buyer’s Guide: HVD Fonts EULA

HVD

Founded by Hannes Von Döhren in 2002, HVD Fonts is based in Berlin, Germany and provides high quality fonts. With a collection that has seen a recent rapid growth, the foundry has created a solid foundation of original families in various styles. Check out Brandon Grotesque, Diamonds, and Livory on FontShop.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 5 users in 1 location.
  • You can embed the font in a non-editable document, application, or device as a rasterized representation of the font software, or as a subset that allows only viewing and printing.

Restrictions

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

See HVD Fonts 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 ARS Type.

Buyer’s Guide: New Product Pages

Our product pages have changed. Now it’s easier to test, view, and find related styles within a family. Here two key features to be aware of and we’ll use Klavika by Process Type Foundry as an example.

The sample text tool bar is now under the Specimen tab. Preview short text in different sizes and colors!

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Buying Options allows you to see the available formats, included and related styles, plus the option to add multiple styles of a family to your cart.

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We’ll delve deeper into the new product page features in our next Buyer’s Guide. We hope you enjoy the new layout. If you have additional questions you can always email FontShop’s Support Team for help.

Buyer’s Guide: PsyOps Type Foundry EULA

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Launched in 1995, PSY/OPS was built on providing solid customer support and collaborative opportunities with other designers around the world. The foundry creates typefaces for tech giants, manufacturers, game developers, print publishers and more. Their collection of unique typefaces has steadily grown throughout the years to create an eclectic library. Check out Harunami, Ruzena Antikva, and Oxtail on FontShop.

Basic EULA Rights

  • Desktop use supports up to 6 devices in 1 location.
  • Derivative works created by you with the PSY/OPS font software is subject to the terms and conditions of the original EULA.

Restrictions

  • You cannot share the font with users that do not have a license for the same font.
  • You cannot embed the font without an additional license.

See PsyOps 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 HVD Fonts.

FontShop Friday Five: Hidden Gems

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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.

Get Your Font News Now!
Not seeing your favorite FontShop newsletter in your inbox lately? Make sure they aren’t hiding out in your “Promotions” tab in your Gmail account. Theresa gives a step-by-step instruction on how to go about fixing it in this week’s Buyer’s Guide.

TYPO Rhythm
Have you purchased your ticket to TYPO San Francisco yet? Don’t miss out on all the great speakers! Tickets WILL sell out this year!

New Fonts this Week
Some great new additions to FontShop this week! See all the great designs from foundries such as FONTYOU, Bold Monday, and new foundry Fatype.

Spiff Up Your Site With Webfonter
Need to test-drive a few fonts on your website? Use Webfonter to preview over 1,000 FontShop webfonts in your design.

Valentine Inspiration & Prizes
The day of flowers and chocolates is quickly approaching! Have you made your sweetheart a gift that will make them swoon? If not, then check out our Pinterest boards You’re The Type For Me & Love at First Type to feel the love and inspiration.

Also, Valentype is here! Yves gives you an opportunity to declare your love for a typeface on The FontFeed and win official single license to four weights/styles. Time to get creative and proclaim your everlasting fondness for a typeface. Contest ends February 14.

Friday Five Fonts: Monroe by Sudtipos and P22 Casual Script by IHOF

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

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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

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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.

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