Category Archives: News

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 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

Welcome to Webtype

At Webtype, Font Bureau is now serving a large and useful section of our library for the web. Font Bureau, in partnership of others, are treating each font in this process as a quality opportunity, testing each style at every size on all … Continue reading

New Web Font Service Launched by Partnership of Experts

Led by Font Bureau and Ascender Corp., introduces a new range of web fonts optimized for high quality text rendering across browsers. launches an innovative web font service to improve web typography. Boston, MA and Elk Grove Village, … Continue reading


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