In the last 20 years, the number of new typefaces has grown exponentially, especially in writing systems with less activity in the twentieth century. One current in this torrent of cultural expression are the contributions of typefaces to the commons; from both student-hobbyists and the world’s largest tech companies, using licenses like the SIL Open… Continue reading Q&A Session: Contributing to the Commons: What, Why, and How?
The building of the world’s first open source Pan-CJK Typeface family. Presented by Caleb Belohlavek and Stuart Gill at ATypI Barcelona 2014
Victor Gaultney leads a discussion panel about open or collaborative font projects. From the 2013 ATypI conference in Amsterdam. “Over the last eight years, the number of open or collaborative font projects has gone from a small handful to over 600, and even major foundries such as Adobe are releasing fonts under open licenses. What… Continue reading Open and collaborative font design in a web fonts world