In April 2005, Ascender announced that it would start selling the Microsoft font collection, which is possibly their most popular collection to date.They also started selling and licensing IBM's Heisei family of Japanese fonts in April 2005: Heisei Kaku Gothic, Heisei Maru Gothic and Heisei Mincho.
This savings in space by reusing pierces of font outlines is useful for high quality (scalable) fonts on mobile devices and digital TVs. [ Commercial Japanese truetype fonts (kanji) by Masahiro Suzuki.
[ Yasutaka Sato's free techno and/or pixel fonts made between 20 include Asos19101357, Asos19101357Bold Italic, Asosbeats01, Curvic, Curvic Oblique, HDF, Lignor, Linernix, and Thundercity. And unlike other compact font formats, such as stroke or stick fonts, the quality of Ascender Compact Asian Fonts is such that no embedded bitmaps are necessary for typical screen sizes. A partial list of their fonts, all made in 2004: 53Seed Extended, 53Veda, 53Veda Extended, 55Kana, 55Kana Extended, 75Naga, 75Naga Extended, 76Naga Bold, 76Naga Bold Extended, 88Zen.
Member of a type design team at Monotype that created the Tazugane Gothic typeface in 2017. In 2015, he designed the minimalist hipster typeface Nara, which is inspired by the architecture of Japan's second historical period known as Nara. [ Four high-quality Chinese True Type fonts generously provided by Arphic Technology (Taipei, Taiwan) to the Free Software community under the "Arphic Public License". So I am hosting the fonts on my site: Download these fonts: AR-PL-Kaiti M-Big5, AR-PL-Kaiti M-GB, AR-PL-Mingti2L-Big5, AR-PL-Sungti L-GB. [ Free fonts by Sean Moldenhauer of Michigan City, Indiana, a graduate of the Art institute of Chicago who apprenticed with Donna Karen.
Designed by Akira Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Yamada and Ryota Doi of the Monotype Studio, the Tazugane Gothic typeface offers ten weights and was developed to complement Neue Frutiger. [ Japanese outfit that made some free experimental and/or techno Latin fonts in 20: Angelica, Apricot, Celery, Citronella, Durian, Elder, Feijoa (dotted), Flax, Heliotrope, Liquorice (dotted), Love Apple, Mandarin, Marsh, Melissa (dotted), Paprika, Rosemary. [ Wernau (was: Wendlingen), Germany-based Anke Arnold's free fonts: aa QWERTZ-Tasten (2012: German keyboard font), aa Halftone (2012: texture face), aa Tafelschrift (2012, school font), Car Go Frame (2011), Car-Go Plain (2011, modeled after German license plate lettering), Typo Garden (2010, alphadings), 80er Teenie Demo (2009), Acki Preschool (2009), Just Another Stamp (2009), Firlefanz (2009, curly letters), Pixelstitch (2006), Anke Hand (2003), Hole-Hearted (2003, Gill Sans with hearts), KRITZEL (scratchy pen), Milky Way, Fright Night, Eminenz (2002), Scribble, Skribus, Why, Too Lazy To Practice, XXX, Cheap Inkkilledmy Printer, Storch (alphadings), Alexandras-Stempelkasten, Anatevka-Caps, Bullet Mix, Catwalk, Duke, Dukeplus (2000, blackletter), Riddleprint, Anke-Print, Anke Calligraph, Titanic, Wasser, butterbrotpapier, distracted-musician, dyslexic, manko, quixotic, verrutscht, zladdi, barcoded, Bullet Mix2, CAR-GO-2, Fortunaschwein (nice curly script; no punctuation or numbers), Round, Big Brothers&Sisters, Boring Lesson, Crimescene Afterimage, Incognitype (old typewriter), Jenna's Popsicles, Japanese Brush (1996), Knuffig (2000), Monky Business, Olympia2000, Samba, Dandelion, Kritzel (2003, scratchy hand), Krystal (2000, snow simulation typeface based on Gill Sans), Nervous, Parry Hotter (2001, a Harry Potter blackletter face), Pffft, Tschiroki, Heart2Heart (heart alphadings), Anke Sans. For 10DM (5 USD), Anke will make your handwriting into a font! The four free Chinese truetype fonts are about 10MB each: Zen Kai-Medium, Bousung EG-Light-GB, GBZen Kai-Medium, Shan Hei Sun-Light. Sean has beautiful Japanese calligraphic prints (shodo style) as well as fonts based on carefully researched historical typefaces.
Times Europa drastically improved on the legibility of the bold and italic styles of Times New Roman.), Trump Mediaeval Office (2006), Linotype Conrad (1999), Optima Nova (2003, a new version of Optima that includes 40 weights, half of them italic), Linotype Avenir Next (2003, 48 weights developed with its original creator, Adrian Frutiger, and to be used also by the city of Amsterdam from 2003 onwards), Avenir Next Rounded (2012, in conjunction with Sandra Winter), Zapfino Extra, Palatino Sans and Palation Sans Informal (2006, with Hermann Zapf; won an award at TDC2 2007).
Frutiger Serif (2008) is based on Frutiger's Meridien and the Frutiger (sans) family.
In 2016, Akira Kobayashi and Sandra Winter codesigned Applied Sans (32 styles) at Monotype. Ahem (2010, Todd Fahrner) is for the CSS Samurai's browser testing. [ Graphic designer in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria who created Rising Typeface in 2013, for which he took inspiration from samurai warriors. [ Vendor of Mac and PC fonts for several languages and from a variety of companies.
It is in the tradition of vintage sans typeface such as Venus and Ideal Grotesk and competes with Rod Mc Donald's splendid Classic Grotesque (2011-2016).. Artyca (2013) is Gill Sans, adapted to various symbologies. Only commercial stuff for Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Urdu, Tamazight, Turkish, Greek, Indic, Thai, Eastern European, and Korean. This site has a file called fireflysung, which has the full Chinese font AR PL New Sung (1994-1999). The license states: Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is forbidden.
Diotima Classic (2008, with Gudrun Zapf von Hesse) revives Gudrun's Diotima from 1951.