The basic thing that still kills many type designers who think they are safe because they are just doing Latin-based fonts is this one:
* Design typeface, set metrics that work at that time.
* Publi… (View Post)
It took me a long time, but I've learned not to look for such rules. You won't find any.
It's all about optical illusions and correcting them. These things are subjective and sensitive … (View Post)
As promised, here is the process of how I textured my last font and how long it took. My main goal was just to see if I could texture a font heavily and have it pass Fontlab's font audit. There w… (View Post)
@Robin Mientjes I do think there's another reason to have a robust and well written EULA (which includes both legal vetting and general clarity for lay people). It means that you can be tougher with… (View Post)
Note that not allowing very common uses will also lead to a good bit of extra cost: policing the limitation, supporting questions about this issue, crafting extra agreements, sending out invoices, de… (View Post)
My understanding is that the reason has to do with the prominent use and an idea that it should cost more. If I'm right means it has nothing to do with any legal concerns. Of course, I'm no attorney… (View Post)
One of the books from German publisher Suhrkamp’s Letterpress Edition, ‘Berliner Kindheit um neunzehnhundert’ by Walter Benjamin, is plate-printed using my FF Hertz.
Of course I’m biased, but I thin… (View Post)
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Version 6.30 [August, 2018 release]
The following are the changes since the 6.20 [March, 2017 release] release of VTT:
• Support for Open Type Font Vari… (View Post)