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Thomas Phinney
Fonts & typography. Font Detective, expert witness and consultant. FontLab CEO. Dad and husband.
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Thomas Phinney Nov 13
Veteran type designer Artur Schmal is looking for a junior assistant (with a couple of years experience):
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Thomas Phinney Nov 8
Today would have been Hermann Zapf’s 100th birthday! Here the great type designer (Palatino, Optima, Zapf Dingbats, Zapfino) demonstrates calligraphy:
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Thomas Phinney Nov 5
Reliably Changing Versions of Fonts
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Thomas Phinney Nov 5
A welcome reprieve from concerns of the day.
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Granshan Nov 5
Don't miss the new crop of photos by from Southeast Asia.
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Connor Davenport Nov 4
I cried when I saw these ordinals
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FontLab Nov 4
FontLab has DTL OTMaster 7.9 with full variable font support and many other new features! Huge jump from previous 6.3 release. Upgrade for only $57 / €50.
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Thomas Phinney Nov 4
Replying to @FAIRImmigration
Nope.
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Nick Sherman Oct 31
After many years making fonts and websites, I’m finally hanging out a shingle with an official company name. Please welcome .
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fontguy Nov 2
VTT Version 6.31 release [Nov, 2018 ], for more details see
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Thomas Phinney Nov 2
Just in case you thought a sans serif, round brush, blackletter font with stencil-like breaks wouldn’t work:
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Stephen Coles Nov 1
Mr. has been a force behind a lot of what I do. He designed the sites for & and was instrumental in getting me good work when I was a freelancer. Please check out his new and consider him for your next thing.
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Thomas Phinney Oct 25
Very happy with the features and fixes in this major update to FontLab VI !
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Adobe Type Oct 24
This Friday, Robert Slimbach will receive the 2018 Frederic W. Goudy Award 🏆 for "outstanding practitioners in type design" — which he certainly is. Congrats, Robert!
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Daddy Files Oct 22
This is my son, Sam. He’s 5. And today he learned how shitty and harmful is. My rage meter is spiking right now so excuse me if this is a little raw but there are some things I want to say about BS norms (a thread)
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Thomas Phinney Oct 23
Paul Shaw was violently attacked by a stranger outside the NY public library, and is in urgent need of help with his medical bills. (Thanks to the broken US medical “system.”)
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Rex Masters Oct 17
Pay attention to the quality of the tools you use. There can be big differences
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Thomas Phinney Oct 20
Replying to @MrEchs
Congrats! This was highly impressive on a bunch of levels! (Including contractual.)
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Thomas Phinney Oct 20
Very distinctive, but I don’t recognize it. A quick browse through some period specimen books didn't help, either.
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Thomas Phinney Oct 18
Replying to @HouseOfBurvo
I don't think this will be immediately ready for prime time and actual font creation. But yes, AI techniques will be a major factor in font production within a few years! As for how: I would bet on learning algorithms, with their output judged by humans.
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