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Comic Neue: Comic Sans typeface for grown-ups

The much-maligned Comic Sans typeface gets an overdue remake, rendering it suitable for general consumption.

By April 9, 2014

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Dear Govt: Change typeface, save millions. Yours, Suvir, 14

14-year-old Suvir Mirchandani discovers that printer ink is more expensive than Chanel No. 5. So he tries to find a typeface that uses less of it. And the government could save millions.

By March 28, 2014

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Talking fonts with typeface designer Steve Matteson

From Android to Xbox, chances are you've probably seen the font designs of Steve Matteson, typeface designer extraordinaire. Matteson came by the CNET studios to discuss his most popular and successful fonts to date.

By April 11, 2012

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Comparing the different typefaces on phones

Steve Matteson talks about why his typeface designs for Droid and Windows Phone devices increase legibility, and why iOS' Helvetica isn't the best choice.

By April 11, 2012

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Homeless handwriting inspires fancy new fonts

A project that turns handwritten letters seen on homeless signs into fonts gets a big boost from global typeface provider Monotype.

By September 29, 2014

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Adobe, Google deliver first pan-CJK open-source font

This free font integrates regionally appropriate Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language promises to be a boon to designers and developers.

By July 15, 2014

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New iPad app lets you browse Wikipedia in style

A new iPad app called Das Referenz takes its inspiration from old encyclopaedias and typeface design for a beautiful Wikipedia browsing experience.

By April 27, 2014

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Adobe offers free font to celebrate 25 years of digital type design

To commemorate a quarter century of its Adobe Originals type program, a font free for all.

By May 15, 2014

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The 404 1,463: Where we take the money and run (podcast)

The Micro 3D printer hits $1,000,000 in a single day of Kickstarter funding, Heartbleed leaves a trail of password leaks in its wake, Andrew WK's obsession with white jeans on Pinterest, a typeface that could save your life, and searching local businesses on Yelp using emojis? Yes you can!

By April 9, 2014

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The 404 1,463: Where we take the money and run

The Micro 3D printer hits $1,000,000 in a single day of Kickstarter funding, Heartbleed leaves a trail of password leaks in its wake, Andrew WK's obsession with white jeans on Pinterest, a typeface that could save your life, and searching local businesses on Yelp using emojis? Yes you can!

By April 9, 2014