Today we’re happy to announce the release of a new typeface – 17 years in the making – that has already been vetted by the financial tables of the Wall Street Journal, and has its place reserved in the Museum of Modern Art. Retina from Frere-Jones Type is a special typeface, prestigious not simply because it is acclaimed, but because of the research and ingenuity for which Tobias Frere-Jones is known.

About the design

Retina began as experiments in noisy, grungy typography, when Tobias was a student at RISD. He was a fan of Neville Brody’s FUSE project, and sought to discover what exactly would …

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Launched! See the new browsing UI on Typekit today

Back in August we shipped a preview for a major update to Typekit’s font browsing interface, and many of you have helped us test it and offered great feedback over the last few weeks. Today we’re excited to release Typekit’s new look to everyone, along with a few additional improvements we’ve made since last month’s preview release.

What’s new in Typekit’s UI

First off, Typekit now has a beautiful new responsive design. Our font browser and family detail pages now look great on screen sizes ranging from phones to giant widescreen displays. We’ve optimized them for touchscreens too, so Typekit works well on …

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Changes on the Adobe Type team

At the ATypI conference in Warsaw last week, many of you learned about an important milestone achieved by one of our most valued colleagues. David Lemon, who has led the Adobe Type team for nearly 30 years, is retiring early next year.

David is the individual who is most responsible for the incredible range of innovations that Adobe has contributed to the digital type industry. He’s also been a key contributor to the OpenType 1.8 variable fonts initiative, launched at ATypI last week.

On behalf of all of the people who make up the Adobe Type and Typekit teams, I want to thank …

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