Michael Parson will present the work he has been conducting on his latest typeface. Koruption is the result of questions Parson had been considering about variable fonts. Rather than using this new technology to navigate with traditional features like weight, width, or slant, he wanted to explore how a regular typeface could be transformed into… Continue reading Exploring the Limits of Variable Fonts
Some of São Paulo’s street signage from 1915 to 1973 still exists in the city. The project presented will review the history of those signs and creating a variable font inspired by them.
Bété Type Design is research by Adam Yeo that aims to promote the Bété script through design and graphic design projects by addressing how to apply it in modern graphic design directions. This project aims mainly to provide designers with a methodological and theoretical basis for integrating the Bété script into modern graphic design. The… Continue reading Amstelvar and Roboto Flex: Unprecedented Flexibility in Text Typography
“How are variable fonts built? Can we build them in a better way? And is there more that we could do with variable fonts than we’re currently doing? In this presentation, Simon Cozens will first give a tour of the existing open-source font toolchain and demonstrate a new method of producing variable fonts which is… Continue reading Variable First, Variable Everything
In this presentation, Adam Twardoch will demonstrate how to use FontLab 7 and several other applications to check variable font projects. All popular font editors now have some mechanisms for designing variable fonts and exporting them as variable OpenType fonts and static instances. Type developers may use FontLab or any other font editor for their… Continue reading Make Your Variable Fonts Better