1. App Guide
    November 12th, 2014 by Jay J. Nelson
    Extensis Suitcase Fusion 6

    The font management market has matured, which means that upgrades to the leading products introduce fewer font-related features. Instead, products...

  2. Features
    May 23rd, 2013 by Jay J. Nelson
    Font free-for-all: where to get free and low-cost fonts

    Back in ancient times – throughout much of the 1980s and 1990s when just 1000 or so fonts were available for desktop computers – designers had...

  3. Blogs
    April 24th, 2013 by Lesa Snider
    Typography for all: demystifying text for high-impact messages

    Text is incredibly powerful – whether you’re making a business card or a garage-sale sign, you’re sending a message. The look of that message...

  4. News
    December 8th, 2011 by Jonathan Seff, Macworld
    iBooks update includes new fonts, night reading theme

    Early yesterday, Apple updated its iBooks iOS app with several new features, as well as including some stability and performance improvements. iBooks...

  5. Blogs
    September 5th, 2011 by Neil Bennett
    Typographer boycott: Art vs evil

    I’ve been re-reading Simon Garfield‘s Just My Type after it was sent to us by its appropriately titled American publisher Gotham Books....

  6. Features
    July 25th, 2011 by Jackie Dove, Macworld
    New in Lion: Fonts and texts

    Among Lion’s 250-plus new features are improvements big and small in the way OS X handles text and fonts; Font Book and Text Edit in particular...

  7. Blogs
    July 5th, 2011 by Kate Godfrey
    Yanone Kaffeesatz font imparts coffee house flair

    Novelty display faces abound in the free font universe, but for those of us looking to design more than headlines, the pickings are slim. Which is...

  8. Blogs
    December 16th, 2010 by Xavier Verhoeven
    Ten iPad apps for designers (and the rest of us)

    A common opinion about the iPad since its release is that it’s a device for consumption only – its creative abilities are apparently not up to...

  9. Blogs
    October 9th, 2010 by David Braue
    Switcher Sensei: A knowledge of font

    Given Apple’s history in typography and publishing, you’d think Mac OS X had a wealth of font management features that you wouldn’t find elsewhere....

  10. Help
    Enable better font smoothing on some LCD displays in Snow Leopard

    One of the unwelcome changes in Snow Leopard, at least for myself and others who use certain third-party LCD displays, was the gross simplification...

  11. Help
    Bugs & Fixes: Font duplicate misadventures

    Troubleshooting fonts is among my least favourite Mac tasks. Understanding precisely what is going on and what fix is needed too often seems a bit...

  12. Help
    Scary fonts

    Halloween (October 31) is sometimes accompanied by feelings of fear and dread, but it also can inspire celebration and remembrance.

  13. Reviews
    New: TypeStyler makes long-awaited OS X debut

    After seven years of development, Strider Software says it’s shipping an OS X version of TypeStyler.

  14. Help
    How to clear font caches in Leopard

    As you use various fonts in OS X, the system caches font data, to make future access faster. However, there’s also the possibility that those...

  15. News
    Gridiron Flow released as public beta

    Gridiron Software on Wednesday released its much anticipated workflow tool, Flow, as a public beta for Mac users.

  16. Help
    Use Font Book to organise fonts

    Every so often, I’ll be digging around in my archives and find a folder full of fonts—maybe I copied them off a clip art CD one day, intending...

  17. Help
    Toggle smoothing during screen zoom

    If you use the Universal Access screen zoom feature—Command-Option-equals and minus, or Control plus your mouse’s scroll wheel—you’ve probably...

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