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Font Development Best Practices. HTML Character Codes. ROBERT GRANJON, LETTER-CUTTER, 1513-1590: AN OEUVRE-CATALOGUE. Order Nr. 131957 This book, by typographic scholar Hendrik Vervliet, is a survey of the life and work of the sixteenth-century letter-cutter Robert Granjon (1513-1590).


With his contemporary Claude Garamont, he is considered one of the best and most influential figures in the history of type design. Vervliet begins with a biography, recounting Granjon's career as a punchcutter and publisher during periods in Paris, Lyons, Antwerp, and Rome. A freelance craftsman, Granjon wandering throughout Europe in search of markets in which to earn his livelihood selling sets of matrices of his founts.

Granjon's most durable contributions are his Italics, his Flowers, his Civilités (a new rendering of the old French Bastarda letter), and his Slavic and Oriental founts, whose elegance equals the calligraphy of the best manuscripts. Family Stem Weights Calculator - My formula describes an Ogee Curve in between the Lucas Theory and Equal steps.

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This seems to be the most useful pattern to distribute weight across a font family. Especially in large families with many weights, or where the Black-Thin difference is lengthy. You can take this values as a pretty good starting point, and then refine acording to your eyes. Interpolation Theory. About interpolation When producing large type families with multiple stroke weights, a certain degree of automation is not only agreeable (as a way to avoid tedious work), it may even be necessary (for making it feasible at all to generate such a huge number of fonts).

Interpolation Theory

Interpolation is a common method for doing this: to generate intermediate weights between two basic values, after which, of course, the automatically produced fonts are fine-tuned by hand. Type designers are often inclined to establish intermediate weights by drawing, as it were, a straight line between the boldest and lightest versions of a family and then choose the intermediate weights somewhere along that graph. Family Stem Weights Calculator — Diacritics Club. For the beauty of writing. Ghostscript. Features[edit] Ghostscript can be used as a raster image processor (RIP) for raster computer printers—for instance, as an input filter of line printer daemon—or as the RIP engine behind PostScript and PDF viewers.


Ghostscript can also be used as a file format converter, such as PostScript to PDF converter. The ps2pdf conversion program, which comes with the ghostscript distribution, is described by its documentation as a "work-alike for nearly all the functionality (but not the user interface) of Adobe's Acrobat Distiller product".[7] This converter is basically a thin wrapper around ghostscript's pdfwrite output device, which supports PDF/A-1 and PDF/A-2 as well as PDF/X-3 output.[7] Ghostscript can also serve as the back-end for PDF to raster image (png, tiff, jpeg, etc.) converter; this is often combined with a PostScript printer driver in "virtual printer" PDF creators.[8][citation needed] History[edit] Variants and forks[edit] Front ends[edit] Free fonts[edit] See also[edit] Notes[edit]

Adobe Latin 5. TPTQ Arabic Book font collection for print and screen reading. Arabic Type Anatomy. 1. What are cookies? So that you can make full use of the personalised features on our website, your computer, mobile phone or other device (all referred to here as device) will need to accept cookies. Cookies are small pieces of data that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or application. 29LT Fonts and Typography. Arabic Type Anatomy. Punzón (tipografía) I ♥ Distribution of sans serif typefaces across German-speaking foundries in the 19th century — Blog — TypeOff. Above: H.

Distribution of sans serif typefaces across German-speaking foundries in the 19th century — Blog — TypeOff.

Berthold AG type specimen. Photograph © Boris Chauvet. This spread is likely from their c.1900 export catalogue, or one of the additions to it produced in c.1903 or c.1907. See note [1] below. Organizing the World of Fonts with AI – IDEO Stories. How we created a quick experiment to inspire designers.

Organizing the World of Fonts with AI – IDEO Stories

While exploring what others are doing with machine learning, I found an image created by researcher Andrej Karpathy, who used AI to organize thousands of photos onto a single map through higher order visual recognition. The visualization not only showed how effective AI has become at organizing visual information, but it also made me wonder how it could be applied to daily challenges we face as designers. Emigre Essays. By John Downer This text was first published in 2003 in the type specimen booklet for Tribute.

Emigre Essays

A discussion of typeface sources seems to pop up whether a designer admits to being inspired by historical models or not. Getting the appropriate authorization when needed, and giving the proper credit, are but two of many considerations. Other issues such as fidelity to the model, chronological accuracy, and the pros and cons of revisionist history get debated and argued at length.

The talk can get hot. Paul Shaw Letter Design » Book Review—Type Revivals. Features, Part 4: Positional Alternates. One of the main problems for script fonts and similar designs is that the letters adopt different shapes depending on their relative position inside a word.

Features, Part 4: Positional Alternates

In total, we can differentiate four possible positions: .init: initial forms at the beginning of a word.medi: medial forms in the middle of a word.fina: final forms at the end of a word.isol: isolated forms for when a letter stands all by itself The four-letter codes init, medi, fina, and isol are the names of the corresponding OpenType features. And you may have guessed it already: You can trigger the automatic creations of these four features by appending their names as suffix to the glyphs.

E.g., if you have both adieresis and adieresis.init in your font, then Glyphs can automatically generate the init feature for you. TEFF Lexicon designed by Bram de Does. Underware. Underware. Optimo Type Foundry Stanley Specimen. Дмитрий Исидорович Митрохин (1883-1973гг). Книжная графика. - Музей рисунка. Swash & Alternate Characters - History.

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Hunt Roman – Typographica. Hunt Roman is a unique typeface.

Hunt Roman – Typographica

Resulting from a private commission, it was designed in a single weight and cut in steel in only four sizes for hand composition. As it did not have to be adapted to any of the popular type setting machines of the early sixties, its designer was free from technical limitations and marketability. Hermann Zapf wanted to design “a type of our time”. In fact, Hunt Roman was ahead of its time.

TYP/OH Aug 2014. Just Another Foundry – Just Another Test Text Generator. Choose a specific language, ready-made mixtures or mix your own cocktail. If you want purely one language be sure to uncheck all other languages, including multi, neutral and abstract. Selecting multi, neutral or abstract in addition to a specific language results in a mix of a readymade mix and a specific language.

Fonts, typefaces and all things typographical — I love Typography (ILT) By David Březina The globalization of the type market and rising interest in multilingual typeface design is a source of great optimism among many typographers. Yet despite the proliferation of these beautiful new typefaces, many still do not support some European languages, let alone cater for African and Asian languages.

In fact, contrary to the claims of advertisements, the offering is, in respect to language support, quite limited. Apostroph. Font Engineering. Medieval Unicode Font Initiative. At the MUFI group meeting in Bergen 7–8 April 2011, a number of characters in the pipeline discussed for inclusion in the next version (4.0) of the MUFI character recommendation. They have been listed below, divided into four major categories.

Pythonwiki - documentación. Hay una gran cantidad de tutoriales y documentación, en general, sobre Python. Tratando de seleccionar, aquí tenéis unos pocos:En CastellanoTutorial oficial de Python, traducido por PyAr (grupo de Python de Argentina)Guía Python, un 'curso ultra-rápido' y muy bien escrito por su autora. Muy completo.Python para Principiantes, una presentación muy recomendable sobre los conceptos básicos de PythonPython para todos, consultable on-line y descargable como pdf.Python Ya, un tutorial para aprender Python desde cero, con la característica de estar on-line y sólo necesitar un navegador web para seguirlo; directamente, a través de internet, pueden ejecutarse los ejemplos de código y realizar los ejercicios.Lista de enlaces a documentación variada, en la página oficial de Python.En la sección de Pygame y en la sección de Pilas tienes documentación específica para estas librerías.En InglésDocumentación oficial de Python, descargable desde su página web.

Taller de tipografía digital. 0 Introducción. En unostiposduros hemos recibido multitud de correos solicitándonos información sobre la creación de tipografías digitales. Así hemos podido constatar que la documentación disponible en castellano sobre este tema es realmente escasa. Bezier Curves and Type Design: A Tutorial. Natlang Uses of Diacritics in the Latin Alphabet - FrathWiki. 200ChinasHieroglyphs. GreekGuide. Fonts, typefaces and all things typographical — I love Typography (ILT) A script to delete small contours - Python scripting - FontLab Forum. -Tiro Typeworks : Huronia. Fonts } Huronia. Typography.

Flawless Typography Checklist · Typewolf. Brioso Pro™ OpenType Variable Fonts: Moving Right Along. Chiripa. Typography - How does random choice of alternate characters work in OpenType fonts? Whoever Said Sans Serifs Were the Best Digital Typefaces?Eye on Design. Tabla de caracteres Unicode® Just Another Foundry – Just Another Test Text Generator. Fonts, typefaces and all things typographical — I love Typography (ILT) How Typography Can Save Your Life. The Calligraphy of Alice by The Kelly-Winterton Press. Untypical Types. Domestika. Schriftgießerei Rainer Gerstenberg - Bleischriften, Haas Prägetypen und Kurztypen. Bold Monday - independent font foundry of high quality type. Itaca.