Category Archives: News

More flexible webfont browsing

As the Webtype catalog continues to grow, we want to keep it easy for people to find the fonts they want as quickly and easily as possible. As such, you can now browse our catalog of webfonts with any combination … Continue reading


Next Monday: Type@Cooper webfonts panel in NYC

Next Monday, June 13th, join Webtype’s own Nick Sherman with Tim Brown of Typekit and Scott Kellum of Treesaver for a panel discussion on webfonts. Jessica Hische will moderate the conversation on the benefits, limitations, tips, and tricks related to type on … Continue reading


Designing with Web Fonts: The Evolution of Typography in the Digital Realm

On Tuesday, May 24, at 6:30pm, join Webtype, Font Bureau, Monotype Imaging, and AIGA Boston for an evening focused on web typography. Learn how typography on the web has evolved, what WOFF (Web Open Font Format) is about, options for using … Continue reading


Introducing the Webtype Font Swapper

The Webtype Font Swapper is a new tool for quickly and easily previewing how websites will look with fonts from Webtype. Enter the address of an existing website, choose heading and body fonts from the Webtype catalog, and see your site … Continue reading


Webfonts roundtable

Next Wednesday, April 27th, join Webtype, Typekit, and Commercial Type for drinks and discussion of webfonts and more at the White Rabbit in New York City. Nick Sherman of Webtype / Font Bureau will join Jeff Veen and Jason Santa … Continue reading


Blackberry 6 OS devices now supported by Webtype

Webtype has upgraded its service to automatically deliver web fonts to mobile devices with the new Blackberry® 6 Operating System. Newer models including the BlackBerry Torch™ 9800 and Blackberry Style™ 9760 come with Blackberry 6 OS pre-installed. Some older models … Continue reading


Improvements in web font support for Apple devices

Webtype delivers web fonts to any browser with web font support – whether on desktop or mobile devices. For many months now we have delivered web fonts to Apple devices with the Safari mobile browser. This includes the iPhone, iPod … Continue reading


Webtype supports 95.6% of all desktop browsers

One question we get asked a lot about our Webtype service is “what percentage of browsers support web fonts?” Our answer: As of September 2010, 95.6% of desktop browsers have support for web fonts. This is based on statistics maintained … Continue reading


Web Font Awards

As webfonts gain momentum, more and more web designers are creating create typography online using professional fonts. To give credit to the best examples of webfonts in use, the first ever Web Font Awards competition has been organized, and is … Continue reading


Web Fonts Soon Now

At the recent TypeCon conference in Los Angeles, where Webtype.com was officially launched, Webtype partner Roger Black opened the conference with a keynote speech on the future of type design. Later in the conference Roger and Bill Davis of Ascender … Continue reading