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Jack Yan

Typeface designer; CEO, Jack Yan & Associates; publisher, Lucire; director, the Medinge Group.

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Font embedding in the real world

Font embedding in the real world

What do web pages, with fonts embedded in them, look like? Jack Yan tries out the technology on two websites, with mixed results.

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To kern or not to kern?

To kern or not to kern?

Kerning, like the definition of ‘good typography’, is something no two typographers can agree on – and it can be an art.

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Art meets type

Art meets type

Desktop looks at how typography has crossed into art, today more than at any other time in history.

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Filled in

Filled in

Has the trend of filling in the counters in typefaces mainstreamed?

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