fonts

Why are fonts so complicated?

I do a lot of work with fonts, and when I tell people this they often seem surprised – surely there can’t be that...
Sam Howard
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Fonts Articles Index: Understanding Fonts

Having spent a good long amount of time working with fonts we have been blogging about our experiences with fonts. We thought that with...
Virentha Mendis
1 min read

Using OS X’s font validator

Due to a recent problem with a font on OSX, I found myself investigating OSX’s font validator. It actually ships with one which is...
Sam Howard
1 min read

OTS Sanitiser for OpenType: The friendly bouncer

We’ve mentioned the Sanitiser for OpenType (OTS) before, but have never really gone into detail about why it exists, what it does, and why...
Sam Howard
1 min read

Should Type 3 Font support be dropped from the…

The PDF format has been around for at least 20 years now, and throughout that time it’s continued to add the latest and greatest...
Sam Howard
1 min read