This is the sixth in a series of articles from Tamye Riggs, a longtime lover of type who is working with us to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Adobe Originals type design program. This post explores Adobe’s entry into the Japanese type market and how the Originals program continues to thrive in Asia.
Apple and IBM had their devices manufactured in Japan. We knew that either we signed them up with PostScript or they’d come up with a solution themselves.
— Charles “Chuck” Geschke, Adobe Co-Founder (As quoted in “Inside the Publishing Revolution,” Pamela Pfiffner, Adobe Press, Berkeley, 2003.)
Almost 26 years ago, we
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There’s no place like home! This week, we’re looking at a few sites dedicated to helping you make your living space more beautiful — and, of course, we can’t help but love the typefaces they picked.
Made of Sundays
This delightful collection of wall decals from Made of Sundays is so inspiring (there’s no upper age limit on those solar system decals, right?), and we love the way Acta Display is used here for stylish headings that grab attention without feeling overdone. Brandon Grotesque alternates in for headings and navigation, and also makes for warm, friendly body text.
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Adobe, in partnership with Google, is pleased to announce the release of Source Han Sans, a new open source Pan-CJK typeface family that is now available on Typekit for desktop use. If you don’t have a Typekit account, it’s easy to set one up and start using the font immediately with our free subscription. And for those who want to play with the original source files, you can get those from our download page on SourceForge.Read post