Tag Archives: Friday Five

FontShop Friday Five: Resources & Revisiting

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.

Brush Up with our Education Resources

Just in time for the start of the school year, we’ve updated our education library with everything you wanted to know about webfonts and how licensing works.

New Foundry & New Fonts in Latest Newsletter

Did you miss our latest newsletter on Wednesday? Read it here. Then check out our new foundry, Canada Type, as well as the great new selections from Sudtipos and Three Islands Press. You can subscribe to newsletters on this page to get this font delight in your inbox twice a month.

A New Perspective on FontBook App

Our new type expert explores the FontBook for iPad.

Be There or Be Square

We’re pretty darn excited for our big designer/developer meetup on Wednesday. Are you coming? Can’t make it? What would you ask our panel if you could?

On the Font Feed

Yves Peters highlights two film projects with a focus on type history. Speaking of film, help Yves show Austin what’s up with Trajan in Movie Posters at SXSW 2012.

Friday Five Fonts: Sugar Pie by Sudtipos and Gibson by Canada Type

FontShop Friday Five: New Faces

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.

Meet David

We’re very excited to have a new type expert on board in our San Francisco office. Meet David here.

Actually Meet David

Join us on August 24 at our Designer & Developer Meetup.

Meet Others

If you’re in The Netherlands in September, Yves Peters recommends you check out the “Now We Are Talking” festival. Then join others in London this October at TYPO London: Places.

If You Can’t Meet, Tweet

Are you following us on Twitter? How about Facebook? Keep the typographic conversations going across platforms!

Or Just Watch a Movie Instead

Yves’ ScreenFonts column returns with some gems, including pointing out a “Crazy Stupid” design mistake.

Friday Five Fonts:  Alda by Emigre and Lush Script by TypeTrust

FontShop Friday Five: Last Chance for Survey, Staff Picks & More App News

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.

Tell Us What You Think Before The Day ends

Don’t miss out on our 2011 Customer Survey! Click here to take the survey. All those who complete it by tonight at midnight Pacific time will receive a promo code for 20% off at FontShop!

Summer Staff Picks

The gang at our SF office rounds up their font list for July.

All About the App

FontBook is still the buzz in the type world. Check out our special edition newsletter for a walk through, feature highlights, and some nice quotes from the design universe. The FontFeed has an app flavor this week as well, including an interview with the development team.

Behind Compendium

Take a look at some of the OpenType features in this Sudtipos offering.

Win Tickets to TYPO London

TYPO is going home to London this fall and you could too. Check out the new contest online and find out how you can win tickets.

Friday Five Fonts: Gordon Black by Letterbox and Mister K Informal by FontFont

FontShop Friday Five: Feedback & Foundries

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.

Tell Us What You Think

We launched our 2011 Customer Survey this week and want to hear from you! Click here to take the survey. All those who complete it by Friday, July 29 will receive a promo code for 20% off at FontShop!

Letterbox Updates

Not only did Letterbox recently add new fonts to their collection, but they upgraded their ENTIRE library. Take an in-depth look here.

FontBook is Coming July 21

Looks like there’s been more movement on FontBook.com. Sign up for updates and you’ll be among the first to know how to get your paws on it starting next Thursday!

TYPO Comes Home

We examined TYPO London‘s use of FF Unit Web on Wednesday and gave you the scoop on this exciting event in October.

On the FontFeed

Kylie + typefaces = bizarre/obscure 90s video

Friday Five Fonts:  Alix FB by Font Bureau and Delight Script by Sudtipos

FontShop Friday Five: Launches & Updates

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.

Introducing Subsetter

We were excited to announce the launch of FF Subsetter this week, a new tool that can significantly reduce the size of your Web FontFont files. Give it a try!

OpenType Features Added to Sample Toolbar

Phase II of our sample toolbar overhaul went live this week and we’ll hope you enjoy. You can now preview OpenType features of a font before you buy.

What’s Up with FontBook?

Like the Go-Go’s, our lips are sealed, but we can’t help but notice a new splash page on FontBook.com. Go ahead, sign up for updates.

New Font Samples in Newsletter

Did you miss our latest newsletter on Wednesday? Read it here. Then check out the new fonts from Font Bureau, Letterbox and Sudtipos.  You can subscribe to newsletters on this page to get this font deliciousness in your inbox twice a month.

On the FontFeed

Yves Peters looks at TypeCon in New Orleans, Type]Media 2011 grads, and a type-inspired commercial.

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

FontShop Friday Five: New Fonts & Highlights

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 Fonts Recap

Miss buying your new fonts for June? Visit our list.

Gallery Highlights

We pick our fave submissions to the FontShop gallery.

Swiss Miss Likes the FontFonter

Recently we told you about updates to the FontFonter. Design maven The Swiss Miss takes a look on her blog.

Speaking of Webfonts…

This week’s Webfont Wednesday looks at the use of FF Enzo Web by Impose Magazine.

Conferences Galore

Yves Peters recaps his rockstar experience at Ampersand on The Font Feed. While on the topic of conferences, FontShop is a proud sponsor of next week’s TypeCon in New Orleans.

Friday Five Fonts: Acta Symbols by DSType and Sweet Sans by Sweet

FontShop Friday Five: Staff Picks & New Fonts

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.

June Staff Picks Have Arrived

The FontShop staff readies for summer by compiling a fontlist for you.

Our “Type” Of Party

We were thrilled to host the book launch for Explorations in Typography this week. Check out our recap here.

Newsletter Full of New Fonts

Did you miss our latest newsletter on Wednesday? Read it here. Then check out the new fonts from DSType, Typolar, and Red Rooster.  You can subscribe to newsletters on this page to get this font deliciousness in your inbox twice a month.

Previews & Reviews on The FontFeed

A flurry of posts on The FontFeed this week, including a review of Typography for Lawyers and a preview of Type]Media11.

Webfont Wednesday Continues

Part Two of our new series takes a look at the Chicago Manual of Style.

Friday Five Fonts: Acta Poster by DSType and Guildford by Red Rooster

FontShop Friday Five: Webfont Week

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.

Roars of Excitement for Safari WOFF Support

We take a look at what Steve Jobs’ Lion announcement means for Web FontFonts.

Preview Webfonts with FontFonter

Want to preview those site updates you’re going to make? Take a look at the expanded Web FontFont selection on FontFonter.com.

Webfont Wednesday Series Launches

We were so excited about webfonts this week, we decided to start a weekly series to highlight them.

Foundry Focus: Fontsmith

Yves Peters interviews Jason Smith to get an inside look at this London-based foundry.

A Rocking Week for Type

The FontFeed reviews several dozen albums in this month’s My Type of Music.

Friday Five Fonts: FF Motter Festival by FontFont and Zamenhof by Castletype

FontShop Friday Five: Jumping Into June

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.

Newsletter Features New Foundry, Fonts

Did you miss our latest newsletter on Wednesday? Read it here. Then check out the Sweet® Fonts Collection , as well as new fonts from Sudtipos, Jan Fromm, and DizajnDesign.  You can subscribe to newsletters on this page to get this font deliciousness in your inbox twice a month.

Coranto 2 Expands

Taking a look at the growth of Coranto 2 from TypeTogether to include Coranto 2 Headline.

Find Fonts on Flickr

Have you checked out FontShop’s Flickr photostream yet? It’s another great way to view some of our colorful newsletter samples and link back to our site. Let us know what you think!

Azuro Promo Extended to Wednesday

FontShop AG’s Azuro 90% discount has been extended until June 7. Take advantage of this great deal to snap up both the desktop and web version!

On the FontFeed

Hot off his TYPO Berlin: Shift presentation, Yves Peters tackles summer releases in his latest ScreenFonts. As a bonus, he’s created a Pirate FontList. Yar.

Friday Five Fonts: Fiance by Sudtipos and Rukou by DizajnDesign

FontShop Friday Five: New Fonts & Hidden Gems

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.

Book Launch at FontShop SF on June 15

It may be at-capacity, but there’s still a way for FontShop customers to score tickets to our book launch party for Explorations in Typography: Mastering the Art of Fine Typesetting by Carolina de Bartolo and Erik Spiekermann. All California customers who purchase fonts featured in Explorations in Typography by Friday, June 10 will automatically be entered to win a pair of tickets to the event!

New Fonts from Alias

Ivan blogs about three exclusive typefaces from Alias: Aspect, Aspic, and Asphalt.

May’s New Fonts

You’ll see a blog post in the coming weeks, but in the meantime check out the new fonts added to FontShop in May.

OurType’s Hidden Gems

The FontFeed goes behind the scenes this week of OurType collection families – Meran, Eva and Fayon. Only a few days left to get these three at half price!

Relive TYPO Berlin 2011 with Yves & Michael

Yves Peters offers links to FontShop TV at the Font Feed and sketchnotes to recap the conference. Meanwhile, FontShop SF First Officer, Michael Pieracci, recounts his experience here.

Friday Five Fonts: FF Suhmo Pro by FontFont and Almaq by Dalton Maag

FontShop Friday Five: Promos & Picks

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.

May ’11 Staff Picks

They’re here! May’s crop of fonts handpicked by the FontShop team. Read a little bit more here about who picked them and why.

OurType Promo Ends May 31

Why not give yourself a mid-month treat and take advantage of the incredible discount from OurType? From now until May 31, OurType’s Meran, Eva, and Fayon are being offered for an astounding 50% off. Use the promotional code OURTYPE50 during checkout for any product from these three families.

Read All About it in the FontShop Newsletter

Did you miss our latest newsletter on Wednesday? Catch up here. You can subscribe on this page so you don’t miss out in the future.

Azuro in the News

In case you didn’t see, Azuro got some love from Gizmodo last week. And don’t forget through May 31, FontShop customers can enjoy a 90% discount off  both the desktop and web version!

In the Event of the Fontpocalypse, Read This Post

We had some fun today leading the discussion about what typefaces you’d keep if the world ended.

Friday Five fonts: Design System By Flat-it Type Foundry and FF Meta Serif By FontFont

Font Shop Friday Five: Don’t Forget to Vote

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

Don’t Forget to Vote for Your Favorite Design in the Rocking FontFont’s Free Fonts Contest!

Voting went live on Tuesday and the competition is fierce. Make sure your opinion gets counted. You can only vote once, so choose wisely. Public voting is open until 11:59 PM (PDT) on Sunday, May 8. You may vote once via this survey.

Check Out Our May 4 Newsletter

In case you missed it our latest newsletter hit inboxes this Wednesday. It features new fonts from Font Bureau and PSY/OPS  and a new family from TypeTrust. To subscribe to the newsletter, sign up here.

Known Issue with Facebook Registration

Our apologies once again to those who encountered site issues earlier this week. We are still working diligently on the issue and will have an update for you next week.

On the FontFeed

Yves talks about the TypeTalks2 Symposium and gives you a special edition of ScreenFonts.

Our Type Promotion Continues

The incredible discount from OurType continues for FontShop customers. From now until May 31, OurType’s Meran, Eva, and Fayon are being offered for an astounding 50% off. Use the promotional code OURTYPE50 during checkout for any product from these three families.

Friday Five fonts: Jeanne Moderno by PsyOps Type Foundry and Bullen by Font Bureau

FontShop’s Friday Five: Contest, Promotion, and More

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

Deadline Sunday! Rocking FontFont’s Free Fonts Contest

Do your weekend plans include finalizing your design for the FontShop Rocking FontFont’s Free Fonts Contest? Public voting starts next week, so make sure you’ve posted to our Flickr group by 11:59 PM (PDT) Sunday evening. The winner will get a $500 credit toward any FontFont package, so don’t delay. You can submit up to three entries and make sure to tag them with the fonts you use. Don’t have a Flickr account? Email your submissions to contest@fontshop.com.

50% off Our Type Promotion

We mentioned this last week, but it bears repeating, OurType is offering an incredible promotion to FontShop customers this spring. From now until May 31, OurType’s Meran, Eva, and Fayon are being offered for an astounding 50% off. Use the promotional code OURTYPE50 during checkout for any product from these three families.

April Staff Picks Live

Our staff spent the month scouring fonts new and old to pick some gems for you to consider. Read some background in our blog post or check out the full list here.

On the FontFeed

After recovering from a storm in the cloud, Yves talks about our contest and his own real album design for his band, Rosa Luxe* , utilizing TypejockeysIngeborg and FF Hydra.

The Typewriter May Be Dead, But Its Fonts Live On

Finally, this week Mashable reported the possible death of the once-beloved typewriter. If you’re feeling nostalgic, we recommended coping by exploring our Typewriter Fontlist.

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