Adobe Originals has just released Minion 3, a significantly expanded update to one of Robert Slimbach’s most celebrated typefaces.

Originally released in 1987, Minion was one of the first typefaces Slimbach worked on at Adobe and was quickly acclaimed by typographers and book designers for the deep attention paid to typographic detail. That intense focus on detail hasn’t changed with Minion 3: this version introduces new scripts, expands Latin coverage for African languages and IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet), and includes optical sizes.

We worked with designer (and Typekit alumnus) Elliot Jay Stocks to build a website that would do justice to this typeface. The …

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Catch these Typekit speakers this spring

It’s been a busy year for the Typekit team, with several folks giving presentations around the world — starting this very week.

Dan Rhatigan (Senior Manager, Adobe Type) is giving two workshops at the -ing Creative Festival in Dubai. Dan will teach Building Words Like Pictures on Wednesday, followed by Type Reconstruction on Thursday.

Hopping over to Japan, Taro Yamamoto (Senior Manager, Font Development) will participate in the Tokyo Cross Talk Show Panel on April 20, with several other typographic luminaries. At this event, Taro will accept an award from the Japan Typography Association.

Stateside, in May, head to Boston, where Dan Rhatigan presents

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Happy Font Day, Japan! Source Han Serif turns 1, and more

When we released Source Han Serif this time last year, we knew the news would be of interest in Japan, but we never expected an official holiday would emerge. April 10 is now formally registered as Font Day in Japan, and our colleagues there haven’t missed the chance to celebrate its second year.

Celebrating one year of Source Han Serif

One year since its launch, Source Han Serif has proven to be hugely popular — a typeface suitable for editorial use, with seven different weights for variety, and with an immense number of glyphs to support Chinese Simplified and Traditional, Korean, and Japanese languages (including …

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