Tag Archives: gifting fonts

Pinterested: New pins this week

pinterest-newpins120712

This week, we have a bunch of colorful new pins that will pick up your holiday spirit! You’ll find lots of vivid type samples in our New & Noteworthy board from our latest FontFont release. Check out new fonts like FF Videtur and updated fonts like FF Netto or FF Quadraat Sans.

pinterest-newpins120712b

If you’re pinning your wishlist for this holiday season, be sure to pin the typefaces you love so that others know what fonts to buy for you! You can also pin how to buy fonts for others so your loved ones can license you correctly for all the new fonts you want.

Stay tuned next week for a special new board you’ll be Shire to like!

Buyer’s Guide: Buying Fonts For Others

For those of you who have designers in your family or friends that would light up at the idea of some new swashes to play around with in Illustrator this holiday season, how about getting them a font that they’ve had their eye on? This may also be the chance to license some fonts for your parents to replace those dreaded system defaults on their old computer sitting in the living room at home.

If you’re thinking that licensing a typeface like Aranjuez Pro may be the best present for your loved ones, be sure that their name and address is under the Licensee Address information before placing your order — they will need to be licensed to use the font before you send it to them, so don’t forget to double-check this part!

BuyingFontsForOthers

Once you’ve added the fonts to your cart and entered your payment information, you’ll be able to change the Licensee information when you review your order on the Order Confirmation page. The Licensee Address will default to the primary address listed in your account, so you’ll need to change it if it’s still under your name. A link to change the Licensee Address will be under the second section with the Address Information; when you click to edit the Licensee info, you’ll be able to enter the new information. Be sure to fill in all required details!

BuyingFontsForOthers2

When you’re done entering the new license address, click on the “Next” button and you’ll be able to complete your order. Since you’ll be getting the download link after completing your purchase, you’ll need to download the ZIP file with a copy of the EULA to give as a gift — send it off in an email the night before Christmas and wait for a fresh design with the newly licensed typeface!

Take a look at our Bestsellers and New Fonts to get some ideas of which fonts may be the best to gift this holiday season!

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 59,465 other followers