In searching for something completely different (I think the Vox system) I stumbled on a document which records a 1975 series of hearings in which several representatives from type companies (includi… (View Post)
Wow. Such hate. I love and use emoji all the time in my communications with peers. Sometimes the ambiguity of the meaning is essential to the communication. Just like with language, understanding occ… (View Post)
The single most important thing I have learned — in the sense of internalised knowledge — is the relative widths of the letters. Because of the frequency of uprights in Cyrillic text, a lot of care n… (View Post)
I have a cyrillic+latin+greek font on the market:
- the pro version and the latin-only version sell quite good.
- the cyrillic-only version sells quite bad. Even greek-only gets licenced more often.
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Yes. I feel like, on Typedrawers many classify emoji as cultural garbage and people who use it, low-cultured and/or feeble minded. Make fun of it if you like. Sometimes emojis are misunderst… (View Post)
You can add width to glyphs using GPOS single adjustment as well, and that is a trick some monospace fonts do already to handle non-spacing marks while keeping all glyphs strictly mono width. (View Post)
Start with slanted roman for the uppercase, and spend a lot of time figuring out what you need to do to the round letters and bowls to make them work. That's the best way to understand the difference… (View Post)
I have spent quite some time attempting to marry the partial rotation partial slant technique. I get what it is going after but feel it is more time consuming than just redrawing the curves as I see… (View Post)