webfonts


Webfonts are fonts embedded in websites and hosted on remote servers.

Communication Arts publisher Patrick Coyne needed a typeface that would give them the typographical tools necessary to support an international publication in both print and onscreen applications.
17 June 2013
360 is a new Dutch magazine in print, online and iPad edition. The designers of the magazine looked for a typeface that would perform in all these platforms, and found Fedra Sans and Serif.
29 January 2013
We constantly monitor the performance of our webfont service and work on ways make it faster and more efficient. Today we are announcing technical changes that you can take advantage of to get significantly improved webfont serving.
19 September 2012
To help foundries, designers and end users, we are proposing standardised icons to identify the hinting methods used for each font.
3 September 2012
Irma Screen is designed to work equally well on paper and the computer screen. It is available in TrueType format only and has been specially optimised for exceptional readability on laptops, desktops, mobile devices and other digital displays.
3 September 2012
The latest version of Unicode contains hundreds of newly encoded symbols, an advance which enables designers to specify images in icon fonts with specific Unicode values.
31 May 2012
This Greta Sans Type System Specimen App was created to help you explore the type system intuitively with a mouse or your fingers.
2 May 2012
We keep seeing more and more websites using Typotheque webfonts, and it gets harder to select a representative sample. Here are three new sites that got our attention recently:
27 December 2011
The third installment in the series of websites that use Typotheque’s webfont service.
18 July 2011
Elementar is a parametric font system designed to bring more typographic flexibility to digital screens. It consists of thousands of individual fonts in a continuum of different styles, sizes, weights and widths.
19 May 2011
Following the first part of the focus on websites using Typotheque webfont service, we are now pleased to present another three websites.
23 March 2011
Looking at the statistics of Typotheque webfont service led to the discovery of some brilliant websites using our webfonts. We are now pleased to highlight some of them.
8 March 2011
There are over 500 unique websites using Typotheque webfont system, resulting in over 6 million font requests a month, growing at a double-digit percentage every month.
28 February 2011
Typotheque’s webfont service now supports the iPhone and iPad, as well as Android mobile devices (and, of course, all the desktop browsers that we’ve supported from the beginning).
9 November 2010
After launching our own webfont system, Typotheque now offers fonts specially engineered and optimised for exceptional readability on the computer monitor. These fonts use TrueType outlines, and were manually hinted to achieve crystal-clear results on computer screens.
20 June 2010
Typotheque now licenses the engine behind our Webfont service, allowing font conversion to EOT, WOFF and SVG and Character Set Viewer, the online application that displays all glyphs from a TTF or OTF font, including their OpenType alternatives (GSUB and GPOS).
23 April 2010
Mozilla Foundation has released version 3.6 of Firefox which supports Web Open Font Format (WOFF). Typotheque has already integrated this new font format into its web font system.
25 January 2010
Since its October 2009 launch, Typotheque’s Web Font Service has been used in over 290 sites, some of which we present in this small selection.
23 January 2010
Google recently released a new Beta of their Chrome browser which supports @font-face web font linking. We’ve now updated our Web Font Service to support Google Chrome.
23 December 2009
Typotheque has become the first commercial type foundries to license its entire font collection for use on the World Wide Web via our web font service.
20 October 2009
Proposal by Erik van Blokland, Jonathan Kew, and Tal Leming for a new web-specific font format WOFF.
15 October 2009
Demo of the upcoming Web Font Service offering advanced typographic features.
7 September 2009
Up until now, if you wanted to use fonts on a website, you were limited to one of the dozen or so ‘web-safe’ fonts. We offer an alternative that allows using real fonts on the web.
15 July 2009