As we announced recently, we’ve added a ton of new fonts to the Typekit library from the extensive collection at WebINK. Among those foundries is Canada Type, a Toronto-based operation founded in 2004. Canada Type works with a number of different designers, making this one of the most stylistically diverse font collections we’ve added to our library at one time.
Classic Comic & Collector Comic
Heavily inspired by comic book lettering styles and “Patrick Griffin’s continued obsession with the genre,” the all-caps Classic Comic typeface brings an unmistakable flavor to display text (and would look completely at home inside a word bubble, if …Read post
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This week, we’re honoring the folks who keep websites running and awesome underneath the chrome — namely, developers. (Who, if these two sites are any evidence, certainly are capable of knowing good type when they see it.)
Maybe you’re already familiar with these tools — or maybe not, but you perked up at the mention of “developers”? Good news, if so: We’re hiring developers right now, so if this sounds like you, please take a look at our open job posting. We’d love to talk to you.
Good news: the week is just about over, and you have our permission to indulge with a distraction or two. Here are a couple fun games to get you started — just call it typographic research if you get called out.
If you’ve spent more hours than you’d like to admit thinking about colors in RGB, Hex Invaders might be just the diversion you need. As advertised, “The world needs your typically useless skill of hex code knowledge to prevent the invasion!” — and with Brandon Grotesque gracing your battlefield, how can you refuse? (Your author destroyed a mere 46 invaders.)