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Meet the designer behind some of the web’s newest killer fonts

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The font world is being revolutionized. Thanks to newer browsers and greater bandwidth, there’s been an explosion of new web …

30 Beautiful Typefaces Released Last Month

Designing a typeface is a wildly difficult process, and to actually come out at the end with something attractive takes an extreme amount of skill and patience.<p>Type design may not be for everyone, but typography is, and nearly every designer works with it daily. This is why Type Release creator …

CHART OF THE DAY: The Reason Yahoo Bought Tumblr (And The Reason To Be Skeptical)

All Things D's Peter Kafka summed up Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition best, saying on Twitter, "Resist urge to attach Big Ideas to Yahumblr. Yahoo is a declining company trying to buy growth. Might work, might not. Full stop."<p>This chart of Tumblr's traffic illustrates that growth. As you can see, …

Fountain of youth: with Tumblr, can Yahoo buy a new generation of users?

After a rash of acquisitions, it's make or break for Yahoo's young CEO<p>Marissa Mayer just made her biggest bet to date as Yahoo’s CEO — and if it goes badly, she may not get the chance to make another. A series of recent acquisitions culminated Monday with the announcement that Yahoo is spending …

Yahoo's Past Big Buys Tell a Tale of Mediocrity and Failure

Yahoo's narrative arc as a company can be defined by its acquisitions, which taken together also serve as one take on the history of the web itself. …

Tumblr Users Have All the Feels About Yahoo Acquisition

Early this morning Yahoo announced it would be acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash – roughly a quarter of the purchase price Disney put up for …

How Yahoo Will Wring $1.1B Out of Tumblr

Yahoo just laid down a $1.1 billion cash bet it can make Tumblr, the indie blogging-and-arguing platform, a profitable part of its advertising …

With Tumblr Gone, the Last Great Prize Is Pinterest

So there goes Tumblr, sucked into the maw of Yahoo. But would someone please buy Pinterest already?<p>You can bet plenty of companies have already …