At least with FontFont® (sic!) it is (or maybe was?) also important to consider that something like FF Legato is a “marketing name”, while the actual font will be called Legato and appear under L in … (View Post)
I just wanted to check in here as one of the few foundries with a foundry prefix across their library. We don’t use typeface names that have been used for other typefaces without permission from the … (View Post)
RMX tools are indeed very useful, but I really wish the Scaler included independent x and y interpolation. Despite a somewhat buggy interface and trouble with larger files, I still find UFOstretch to… (View Post)
Thanks everyone for all of the comments so far!!
I like what you said, @Roel Nieskens - in my early computer years, I totally do remember assuming that ITC meant something technical about the font (… (View Post)
People have already mentioned the desirability of a foundry designation in cases like Bodoni, Garamond, and other families which have been subjects of multiple revivals.
To this, though, I would add… (View Post)
As I’ve read through all these responses, it’s made me think about why I do. So, here’s a philosophical question for you: Why does any company put their name next to their product’s name? While a con… (View Post)
As I wrote on Twitter, I see the addition of trademark or registered trademark symbols onto the end of a font’s display name on a website (or when it is discussed in print) as belonging to a differen… (View Post)
I use Nina Stossinger’s Word-o-Mat a lot. It basically generates endless quantities of random words in various languages according to your specifications. It was written for RoboFont, but there’s a v… (View Post)