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We have a lot of news to share with you this month!
We added 500+ fonts from Canada Type, a wonderful collection with a wide range of script and display fonts, all made with passion and precision. We are also pleased to introduce new OpenType fonts from profonts, Red Rooster, Tour De Force, and URW++.
Check out our new font sample generator tool and other great features we introduced at AscenderFonts that make browsing and searching for fonts more efficient and enjoyable. Scroll down to the bottom of this newsletter to read more (and see a sample screen).
Web Fonts Update
If you have tried our free trial, or if you have purchased a subscription to our Web Fonts service, please note that we have migrated all our web fonts accounts to our new FontsLive.com site. You can now sign in to FontsLive with your same AscenderFonts account info. FontsLive is our new destination focused on serving premium quality, hand-tuned web fonts.
Adore is a beautiful calligraphic script from Canada Type. Its round features and meaty curves give this font a great look and feel. With OpenType features such as contextual alternates and discretionary ligatures, Adore is a great script font with a persuasive touch. Save 25% for this month only!
Sympathique Pro from Canada Type takes Art Deco to the extreme! With its tall, skinny characters and delicate stems and swirls, it oozes with 1920's class and style. Sympathique Pro includes OpenType features like stylistic sets, discretionary ligatures and alternates. On sale - save 25% through July 31!
Memoriam is a truly unique and very popular typeface from Canada Type. Originally commissioned for the New York Times, Patrick Griffin spent a great deal of time developing this ornate script font into an extensive work of art. Memoriam is available as either a single OpenType font (for use with applications that can access its ligatures, alternates and stylistic sets) or a package with 3 TrueType fonts for non-OpenType savvy applications. Special Offer - save 25%
YEEEE-HAAAAW! Rawhide just rode into town! This Western themed typeface from Canada Type is a timeless classic. Rawhide was featured in various comic books and cartoons. It comes in a regular and condensed weight and features extensive language support. Rawhide has a loveable personality that is perfect for your next barbeque, rodeo, round-up, square dance or any cowboy or western-themed event! On sales for 25% off through July 31!
An original handwritten script font from Canada Type, Sincerely is a stunning example of vertical handwriting and sleek calligraphy. Save 25% for this month only!
Tupelo Pro is a perfectly fluid and organic script font designed by Philip Bouwsma. This font from Canada Type is packed with a wide range of OpenType features including stylistic sets, old style figures and stylistic alternates.
Inverness is an impressive slab serif set of fonts from the team at Red Rooster. This new family contains three weights: light, medium and extra bold. Inverness has a striking appearance with wonderful quirks that gets words noticed without getting in the way of your message.
Silverado was designed by Steve Jackaman for the Red Rooster collection. The Silverado Condensed fonts are especially handsome and versatile, especially when trying to fit a lot of text into a small amount of space.
The Harry typeface was first born right here in Chicago back in 1939 by type designer Marty Goldstein. Harry Pro is the latest revival of this classic. With its smooth, rounded features, Harry Pro is a great choice for modern posters, signage and a huge variety of other design projects.
Atrament is an easygoing, informal script font designed by Ralph M. Unger. This new font from the profonts collection is flexible enough to be used in both large and small sizes and is a nice addition to any designer’s palette.
Card Pro is another profonts design by Ralph M. Unger. This funky decorative script font comes in both light and black styles. Card Pro features ornate strokes with a classic, timeless style.
New Features added to AscenderFonts.com!
Check out these enhancements:
- Interactive Font Samples: now you can browse the font catalog and see fonts using any text string (including different languages) with controls for font size, text color and background color. This is really helpful when trying to compare fonts.
- Advanced Font Search: new controls to search for fonts with multiple attributes to help you narrow down what you are looking for.
- User Reviews: as a registered user you can now add comments and reviews to each font, and also read what others have to say.
More coming soon!
Stay tuned, as our development team is busy working on even more features, and we will be rolling them out in the coming months.
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