So the Vatican just put out a commemorative e-book to celebrate the papacy of Benedict XVI, and the type is in Comic Sans. As we’ve mentioned before, we’re pretty sure God has pretty good taste in typography, so this is either a hilarious joke or a conspiracy to take down the credibility of the church (because there’s not enough of THAT going around).
Webfonts are (finally) becoming more and more sophisticated, so web designers can finally say goodbye to good old Arial and Verdana. The year should definitely bring out the font-heavy guns and we for one can’t wait to see this trend take off.
The article it headed proved to be equally intriguing, a response by the president of American Type Founders (ATF) to a June 1929 article in the German journal Gebrauchsgraphik by the designer Rudolf Koch, calling the ATF a “highway robber of German intellectual property.” At issue was a typeface marketed by the ATF earlier in 1929 called Rivoli.