Category Archives: News

Using OpenType Features on the Web

  Did you know that Webtype webfonts are chock full of typographic amenities and OpenType extras you know and love from desktop fonts? Modern browsers support these features — like alternate characters, ligatures or small caps — and they are … Continue reading

E-mail: The Next Frontier for Web Standards

Today is the 7th annual celebration of Blue Beanie Day, a yearly effort to support web standards. These days it is hard to imagine a world before strong web standards were the norm – building websites was infinitely more tedious, … Continue reading

Introducing the Monokrom Type Foundry

We are excited to introduce a new type foundry on Webtype, all the way from Norway: Monokrom. Sindre Bremnes and Frode Bo Helland founded the young company in December 2012 to focus on high-quality retail typefaces and custom type design. … Continue reading

New Licensing Options Added

Exciting news! We have added several new licensing tiers to our standard options to better accomodate customers and sites of all shapes and sizes. We now offer a license geared for small sites with up to 10,000 page views per … Continue reading

Auld Lang Syne 2012

It has been an exciting year for webfonts, and an exciting year at Webtype. 93% of all browsers are now supporting webfonts via @font-face. (The site Can I Use offers good compatibility tables for HTML, CSS and other web features.) All but the … Continue reading

Le Jet — Propulsion Systems & Haute Couture

Remember our latest release, Serge? We made a little demo site to show the snappy, high-flying fonts in action. And because we were always looking for a purveyor of quality jet packs. Check out Le Jet – Propulsion Systems & Haute Couture, and get … Continue reading

Webtype Joins Typecast App as Font Partner

Typecast is a browser-based app for testing and designing your website’s typography directly in the browser. It makes selecting fonts and styles very easy and prototyping painless and fast. With Typecast you can now try Webtype fonts live in your browser, … Continue reading

Big feature for small-sized fonts — The Reading Edge Series

An extensive website dedicated to Font Bureau’s Reading Edge webfont series just went live. It showcases the group of font families, explaining how and why they were designed to optimize rendering and readability at small sizes onscreen. See the site for all … Continue reading

Georgia Pro & Verdana Pro: The Web’s Favorite Typefaces Get an Upgrade

Georgia and Verdana rule the web. Designed by Matthew Carter, these fonts have been used on billions of pages. Now, through a partnership with Font Bureau, Carter & Cone, and Monotype Imaging, these families have been expanded as Georgia Pro … Continue reading

The New Web Typography: AIGA Chicago, October 6th

AIGA Chicago has organized a panel discussion, moderated by Bill Davis of Monotype Imaging, to provide background on webfonts, the problems they solve, and the various options they offer designers. Webtype’s Nick Sherman will join David Demaree of Typekit, Erik … Continue reading


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