August 2009 Newsletter

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This month we are proud to bring you Letraset fonts, a new look to, a new web site dedicated to a family who had a huge impact on American graphic design and, as always, our Designer's Toolbox article.

Designers Toolbox Article
Using OpenType Features: Alternate Characters

In this month’s article, Steve Matteson looks at alternate letters and how they are used for a wide variety of purposes for both style and function. Click here to read the article


Princetown Font - Preview and Download Today
Princetown is a typeface inspired by college and university sportswear designed by Richard Jones. Its strong, outlined letterforms give it a very distinctive school sports appearance. Princetown is one of 350+ new Letraset available from

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Bertham™ Pro

Bertham Pro - Preview and Download Today
Bertham Pro is a revival of Frederic W. Goudy’s Bertham typeface by Ascender’s Steve Matteson. This font family is loaded with OpenType features including swash capitals, small capitals and old style figures. The family comes in four weights, Regular, Italic, Bold and Open.

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Rage™ Italic

Rage Italic - Preview and Download Today
Rage Italic is a casual brush script font filled with life and form. Its rough, textured edges give it a quick, handwritten feeling, perfect for replicating brush on paper effects. Rage is a fun design for greeting cards and any place a brush-lettered effect is needed.

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Fine Hand™

Fine Hand - Preview and Download Today
Fine Hand is based on the actual handwriting of Richard Bradley, one of Britain's most accomplished calligraphers. This Letraset typeface comes with many alternate letters and the capitals are filled with style and flare.

View Fine Hand font is a brand new website dedicated to Frederic W. Goudy and his wife, Bertha M. Goudy. These two former bookkeepers had a profound impact on American typography. Use this site to learn about their achievements and find the best versions of Fred's type designs. - website upgrade!
We get a lot of great comments from customers like you. Just recently we introduced an improved website design and a variety of new features to make browsing and buying fonts faster and more effective. Now you can learn and see a lot more about each font with the new product information page. New features include seeing the complete character set, and also OpenType features when they are available.
The site also features improved font previews and interactive samples, and a streamlined shopping cart where you can select the font format and license options for each font. Check it out now:

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