Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces. The foundry offers fonts for every language and environment and the font technology needed for crisp, legible type on screen.
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News About Monotype
Monotype Launches 'Creative Characters' Podcast
Monotype has launched 'Creative Characters,' a new podcast featuring engaging discussions with the people shaping creative culture and designing the future of creative work. The bi-monthly series will feature experts across all disciplines of design, creativity, and branding, exploring the evolution…
Monotype Unveils Avenir Next World
Monotype has launched the expansion of the world-renowned typeface family, Avenir, designed by Adrian Frutiger in 1988.
Monotype Launches On-Demand Font Service 'Monotype Fonts'
Monotype has launched Monotype Fonts, an on-demand font service featuring over 50,000 unique fonts, 30,000 typeface designs, and central point of access to the world's most sought after foundries and type designers.
Monotype Announces Winners of Second Type Champions Award
Monotype has unveiled the winners of its second annual Type Champions Award, which recognizes and celebrates brands that emphasize typography in developing and maintaining brand identities.
Pantone x Monotype: How Color and Font Make an Iconic Brand
Monotype and Pantone are hosting a webinar on December 2nd on 'how color and font make an iconic brand.'
Type Champion Awards 2020: Call for Nominations
Nominations are open now for Monotype's 2020 Type Champions Award program. In its second year, the Award recognizes brands that are committed to excellence in design and typography.
Monotype Debuts Futura Now
Monotype has debuted Futura Now, a remastered version of 90-year-old typeface Futura. Since its 1927 introduction at the height of the Bauhaus, the famed typeface has upheld fundamental and enduring style: It's on the plaque NASA left on the moon in 1969.
Monotype Announces 'Brand Talks Connected' Virtual Event
Monotype's 'Brand Talks Connected' live & interactive event will be held on August 27. The event will focus on the future, and how brands can rise to the challenges posed by an unsettled world.
FS Renaissance by Monotype
Monotype has released FS Renaissance, a single style font which explores the intersection between art and design, created by Monotype Creative Type Director Pedro Arilla and lettering artist Craig Black.
Monotype Launches 19th Century-Inspired Typeface 'Macklin'
Monotype has released Macklin, a typeface superfamily inspired by a period when type moved beyond books and was used in attention-grabbing street posters and advertisements.
Monotype Debuts Helvetica Now MT
Monotype has debuted its new branding and company typeface, 'Helvetica Now MT.' The new typeface will allow Monotype to pare its visual identity back to the absolute minimum.
Monotype Unveils Radical New Typeface: Ambiguity
Monotype has released a genre-bending typeface family called Ambiguity. By swapping everything creative professionals think they know about traditional and contrarian views of letter proportions, Ambiguity allows designers to experiment with expressing a range of attitudes and beliefs.
Monotype to Make Thousands of Fonts Available on iPhone and iPad
Monotype has announced plans to take advantage of Apple's new Custom Font feature that was announced at this week's WWDC 2019. Starting later this year, an app created by Monotype will allow users to access a selection of fonts from Monotype's extensive typeface library for use across Apple systems directly…
Monotype Adds New Typefaces to Its Library
Monotype has added a number of new typefaces to its Library, including a design that blends geometric and calligraphic tones, a playful and energetic brush script, a serif typeface made for easy reading, a friendly and flexible sans serif design and a face that straddles the line between serif and sans…
Monotype Develops Bespoke Typeface for Alibaba
Monotype, in collaboration with Alibaba, has developed Alibaba Sans - a custom typeface family that helps unify the company's branding across its vast international apps, platforms and websites.
Monotype Introduces Helvetica Now
Monotype has released 'Helvetica Now' typeface, a family of fonts that have been carefully and respectfully re-drawn by the Monotype Studio for the modern era.
Monotype Releases Four New Typefaces
Monotype has released four new type designs for creative professionals, including a sans serif that makes a statement (Malden), a textured calligraphic design (Amarone), a versatile script (Elicit Script), and a typeface inspired by classic cinema (Placard Next).
Monotype Releases Results of 2018 Font Purchasing Habits Survey
Monotype has released the results of its 2018 Font Purchasing Habits survey, after polling 15,745 creative professionals around the world. The goal of the survey was to focus on the font user and the font customer, uncovering "what do customers really want?"
Monotype Adds Five New Typefaces
Monotype has added five new typefaces to its Library. New entries include a script reminiscent of hand-painted signs, a Wild West-inspired display typeface and new variations on two timeless classics.
Monotype Restores Classic Walbaum Typeface
Monotype has released its latest typeface restoration project from the Monotype Studio: Walbaum. The modernized typeface features a serif design that can be used across a wide range of applications, from small caption text to massive display headlines, making it an ideal fit for publishing, advertising…
Monotype Releases Madera & Unitext
Monotype has today released two new sans serif typefaces, Unitext and Madera, designed specifically for the varied use cases and touchpoints of brands.
TYPO Labs 2018
The third annual TYPO Labs conference will be held April 12-14 in Berlin. Under the theme of 'How far can we go?,' the conference will bring together 300 international developers to discuss new technologies for rendering text across the digital spectrum, including online, on mobile screens, and in virtual…
Monotype Mosaic: Cloud-Based Font Platform for Enterprises
Monotype has today launched Mosaic, a cloud-based font platform that provides enterprises with an easy way to discover, manage, share and deploy Monotype fonts.
SST Typeface Goes Global
Monotype has announced the widespread availability of the SST typeface, which was originally designed in exclusive partnership with the creative department of Sony Corporation to be used on a global scale.
Type Directors Club Beatrice Warde Scholarship 2016
The TDC Beatrice Warde Scholarship will be awarded to a female student, who demonstrates excellence and promise in the design of type, and who is currently enrolled in her junior undergraduate year.
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2019 Type Drives Culture Conference
Type Directors Club will hold its one-day conference about the intersection of type and culture in New York at the SVA Theatre on March 1.
Adobe Releases 30 Free Font Packs
Adobe Fonts has released 30 free Font Packs, curated by design luminaries to help all creatives jumpstart their work.
Adobe Adds 600+ Monotype Fonts to Typekit
Adobe has added 665 fonts from Monotype to its Typekit library. Many of the Monotype fonts now available for sync were originally designed in the early 20th century and have been updated and refined over the years to bring them from their original use cases such as the letterpress, hot-metal typesetting…
New Monotype Office by Ben Adams Architects
Ben Adams Architects, with the collaboration of SEA Design, designed the new HQ for Monotype, located in London's centre of tech and creativity: Shoreditch.