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The trends and themes behind successful apps

We know there’s big money in apps — Apple paid out over $10 billion to developers last year — but we also know trying to turn a profit is far from …

Apps

Times Modern and the modern Times

When your business is the printed word, your use of type is serious business. From the introduction of the Times New Roman® typeface in 1932 through …

Typography

Cross-platform consistency for Grazia

In fashion, change is inevitable and standing apart is mandatory. As the online extension of one of France’s most popular weeklies, Grazia.fr keeps …

Typography

A typeface that travels for the city of Birmingham

In partnership with design and wayfinding studio City ID, Monotype created a custom typeface for Britain’s second largest city, Birmingham. The …

Typography

Exploring the evolution of the games market

Technology journalist and TV presenter Kate Russell details the history and changing state of the computer games market. The past 40 years the home …

Typography

Mapping the World, Again

Originally published by Wired, New Zealand-based visual imaging lecturer and ex-aircraft navigator Dave Cochrane looks at how increasing access to …

Maps

The past, present and future of machine learning

Julia Errens traces the course of machine-augmented translation, from Turing to Google Translate.<p>Douglas Adams had the Babel Fish, Doctor Who’s …

Language

How brands can join the Internet of Things

The internet of things has been a key phrase among product and interactive designers for several years. In this article, Design Week editor Angus …

Internet of Things

Choosing your path to the perfect font webinar

Watch as our Director of Product Design Jamie Neely takes us on a journey of font discovery—from the type choice crimes of his early projects, …

Typography

What visual communication might look like in 50 years

Design Week editor Angus Montgomery considers what visual communication will look like in 50 years’ time, with his predictions informed by a look …

A new typographic recipe for The Gourmand

With the release of its fifth issue, and the launch of its new online destination, The Gourmand partnered with Monotype to develop two bespoke …

Typography

A stackable typeface for Domino's Pizza

Monotype designer Terrance Weinzierl delivered a taste of modern Americana to Domino’s, with his modular, multi-weight Pizza Press typeface.<p>Created …

Typography

Neue Helvetica comes into its own for TED

With their first site redesign in seven years, TED turned to Neue Helvetica as the perfect typeface for conveying ideas worth spreading.<p>Last year, …

Typography

WOFF 2.0 and the rise of web fonts

Introduced in 2009, the Web Open Font Format (WOFF) was a milestone that marked the beginning of the web fonts era. Now, with progress being made on …

Typography

One Typeface, 93 Languages for Sony

Monotype Type Director Akira Kobayashi worked closely with Sony’s Chief Art Director Hiroshige Fukuhara to create an original typeface ready for …

Typography

Type With Heart for Southwest Airlines

Monotype and Lippincott worked closely with Southwest Airlines to craft an authentic typographic voice that formed the center of a fresh new identity …

Typography

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Image credit: Dziurek<p>Soccer fan Rick Banks, Founder of Face37 and author of Football Type, examines the role typography has played on and off the …

Typography

George Ryan: The Gill Sans two-step

John Walters, of Eye magazine, interviews the design team behind the newly released Eric Gill Series typefaces. In this article get a behind the …

Typography

Using web fonts in HTML5 Ads

Make your HTML5 ad campaign stand out with on-brand real text using high quality web fonts.<p>The transition from Flash to HTML5 is well underway across …

Web Design

Ben Jones: Restoring what Joanna lost

John Walters, of Eye magazine, interviews the design team behind the newly released Eric Gill Series typefaces. In this article, get a behind the …

Typography

Terrance Weinzierl: Joanna Sans style and legacy

John Walters, of Eye magazine, interviews the design team behind the newly released Eric Gill Series typefaces. In this article get a behind the …

Typography

Steve Matteson: Charm and consistency

John Walters, of Eye magazine, interviews the design team behind the newly released Eric Gill Series typefaces. In this article get a behind the …

Typography

New from old: the why and how of reviving a typeface

On November 4 2015 Monotype released the Eric Gill Series, a collection of more than 75 fonts in three families: Gill Sans® Nova, Joanna® Nova, and …

Typography