Minnesota-based Process Type Foundry has a healthy new crop of fonts on our Marketplace — don’t miss it if you’ve been looking for the perfect typeface for a holiday greeting, a logotype, or beyond.
Process Type Foundry is one of our earliest foundry partners and we’re delighted to expand our relationship beyond web hosting to Marketplace — so you can get their fonts in more places!
For a neat look inside the foundry, check out our interview with Nicole Dotin about her work back in 2011. Dotin’s Elena has been popular ever since its release, and for good reason — it’s a wonderfully adaptable serif …Read post
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As type usage becomes increasingly globalized, type designers are increasingly called upon to extend the language coverage of their typefaces.
As a Western type designer, I’m often challenged to design non-Latin extensions for both new and existing designs. Because Latin has always been my initial focus, I’m used to adapting non-Latin scripts to work within Western typographic standards. In doing so, I seek to balance script compatibility with script authenticity. With the Ten Oldstyle project, the tables had turned, and I was now being called upon to develop a Latin roman design to accompany the new Ten Mincho font that was being developed by Adobe …Read post
Ten Mincho is the latest Japanese typeface design from Adobe Originals, designed by Ryoko Nishizuka, Chief Type Designer at Adobe. We’ve added it to the Typekit library for web and sync, which is included with paid Creative Cloud plans for no additional cost.
Prominent in the design are the dynamic characteristics of hand-written characters, as well as a stroke formation style that is typically seen in the Kawaraban printed newspapers from the mid- to late Edo period (1603–1863) in Japan. As a traditional Mincho-style design the strokes are slightly heavy and rounded, and exhibit smaller counter spaces. Ten Mincho will be useful for a broad …Read post