OpenType SVG currently doesn't support blend modes, so you'd have to "flatten" those, but it does support opacity and gradients. The image above would work nicely in OpenType SVG.
The complexity of … (View Post)
I'm definitely no expert, but if you want to work in Adobe programs like PhotoShop or Illustrator because they're familiar to you, Fontself Maker is an excellent extension to create fonts with. (View Post)
I wrote about how Github is (mostly unintentionally) one of the largest download sites for pirated fonts. What would your course of action would be if you spotted a few (tens, hundreds) of repositori… (View Post)
When it did come up, front-end/web developer peers just accepted it as part of the font name. I don't think most developers realise this is some kind of indication about the foundry.
I must admit I … (View Post)
I've run into this problem plenty, and like Frode and Khaled say it's because the name table gets pruned down to two entries (nameID 1 and 2). Adding --name-IDs='*' will preserve the entire name tabl… (View Post)