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typefaces

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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 Apr. 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 Mar. 28, 2014

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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 Apr. 11, 2012

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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 Apr. 11, 2012

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Nokia unveils new typeface, Pure

World's largest phone maker unveils a new, more rounded font dubbed Nokia Pure for mobile and digital environments that's designed to deliver "pin sharp" legibility.

By Mar. 28, 2011

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Steve Matteson: Fonts in the time of wearables (Q&A)

CNET spoke with Monotype's creative type director, Steve Matteson, to discuss the challenges of designing fonts for ultra-small user interfaces, including wearables.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Options for previewing fonts in OS X

There are several ways to view a typeface in OS X before you use it in your document.

By May. 1, 2013

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Google Fonts now fully accessible to design enthusiasts

The company's boatload of fonts can now be tested before a person decides to download and use them for their project.

By Oct. 31, 2013

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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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Does ex-Apple exec Scott Forstall know he's the face of NY college?

For reasons that don't seem entirely magical or revolutionary, the City College of New York is featuring Scott Forstall's face in its ads. Joke? Life change?

By Jan. 15, 2014