Three Font terminology complications explained

Everyone knows a bit about fonts, but understanding them in more detail is a bit of a niche subject. Niche subjects tend to come with their own language, and fonts are no exception – here’s a few common confusions about font terminology. Font vs. Typeface Simply put, ‘Times New Roman’ is a typeface, and ‘TimesNewRoman.otf’…

Read More

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 much to them! If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you will have seen plenty of articles on fonts, but I’m going to list a few of the reasons here…

Read More