Monthly Archives: November 2009

FontGeeks in a poorly kerned world

Have you ever went for a walk and cringed at the kerning on a billboard or sign?
You are not alone. The New York Times has a great article on what it’s like to be a typography lover in a world where good typography isn’t always practiced.
I love this quote, which is taken from the article: [...]

Using OpenType Fonts Effectively

With the advent of OpenType, typographers and designers can benefit from many new “smart” features that allow glyph substitution and positioning depending on neighboring characters.
While not all OpenType fonts offer this capability (OpenType is a kind of wrapper for for a font, not a designation of it’s quality) many newer faces offer all kinds of [...]