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Re: Calibrating Type

Following up on the previous year’s ATypI Tech Talks presentation, “Calibrating Type,” we explore the progress on our tooling to unfold the full potential of variable fonts that are based on parametric axes. There are two approaching angles; one is detailed typography and layout decisions by the designer, informed by tools for exploring the design… Continue reading Re: Calibrating Type

Font Bakery

Learn what Font Bakery is for, how it is used at Google Fonts, and how it can help you save time and publish high-quality fonts. Quality Assurance of fonts is a constant requirement for type designers, foundries, and distributors. Everyone has their own workflows to ensure their fonts are in good condition, but often these… Continue reading Font Bakery

Calibrating Type

Working on truly advanced and inclusive typography could not begin until variation technology was implemented five years ago. With the introduction of variable fonts, significant gains were made, from compression and animation to smoother weight, width, and optical size transitions. Many interesting font products have been introduced since the launch of variable fonts, but few… Continue reading Calibrating Type