TypeCon 2017: Counter starts on Thursday and the Typekit team is ready to see many of you in Boston this week.

We’re pleased to be a Banner sponsor of the conference this year. Several folks from our team will be attending all the sessions and events throughout the week, so look for us and say hello. We’ll be out in full force at the events below:

Friday, August 25

The SOTA Spacebar returns this year! The TypeCon folks describe it as “a game, wrapped in a conversation, finished with a selfie,” and our own Ariadne Remoundakis is on the list of type celebs to …

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Introducing Pelago from Adobe Originals

Introducing Pelago from Adobe Originals

Pelago is a semi-formal sans-serif type family with a crisp contemporary appearance and an understated elegance that lends itself to wide range of applications, ranging from the most demanding text-based web and print communication to expressive display work.

At display sizes Pelago exhibits subtly swelling stroke endings, animated letter counter shapes, and a moderate degree of stroke modulation — qualities derived from both humanist handwriting and Roman inscriptional lettering. At smaller type sizes these expressive accents recede, revealing a clear and very readable text face that doesn’t suffer from the structural rigidity found in conventional sans-serif designs.

Pelago includes six weights with matching italics, and …

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Morisawa adds 10 more TypeBank fonts to Typekit

Morisawa adds 10 more TypeBank fonts to Typekit

Morisawa, the premier type foundry in Japan, has made ten more TypeBank fonts available for web use and sync in Typekit’s subscription library. These are a fantastic addition to the Morisawa and TypeBank faces we added in the fall of 2015.

This brings our total collection of fonts from Morisawa and TypeBank up to 30 — great news for designers working with Japanese text.

Take a closer look at what’s new! 日本語でこのブログを読む (Read this post in Japanese).

Kanji Typos 48 and 412

Typos first gained popularity in the 1960s and 70s. The numbers in the font names designate the weights of the horizontal and …

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