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About Merriweather

Merriweather: a type family being developed by Eben Sorkin.

The updated free Merriweather is finally available from Font Squirrel

The updated Merriweather Serif is available to download from Font Squirrel. http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/merriweather It hashas much improved screen rendering and support for Cyrillic; better Latin language support for Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Azerbaijani and many others that had been missing before. … Continue reading

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The Pro Merriweather (Merriweather ST) is now available at WebInk

I am very happy to announce that Merriweather Serif and Sans are available from WebInk’s web font service.  There are now 52 styles to choose from (up from 16 on Google’s Web Fonts). The fonts come with kerning, Open Type … Continue reading

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Merriweather ST is coming

After discussing the possibility that commercially licensable version of Merriweather might be in technical conflict with the Google version we agreed that this kind of edition of Merriweather would need to be re-named. I have decided the new name will … Continue reading

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Font Hinting mystery/discovery

Perhaps the most exciting part of the new Merriweather release ( 12/26/2013) for me is a font developer geek discovery. I seem to have found a way of passing manual hinting into the auto-hinter TTFA. TTFA is what hints 99% … Continue reading

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Merriweather Serif with Cyrillic, extended Latin, and hinting has shipped to Google!

Merriweather version 1.5 with Cyrillic, extended Cyrillic, and extended Latin – and hinting – has shipped to Google! There may be some improvements to the italics so their weight is a bit better with the romans in the next month … Continue reading

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Where do you use Merriweather?

I have found some really pleasing uses of Merriweather over the last few years. I would love to show you a few I particularly like. I also wonder where you use Merriweather or what uses you think are good ones. … Continue reading

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Cyrillics update – 2 images

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Merriweather will come with Extended Cyrillic not just the basic Cyrillic.

I am happy to say that Merriweather will come with Extended Cyrillic not just the basic Cyrillic. Images of the Cyrillic glyphs should start being posted this week.

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Old vs New : Merriweather on Windows

This is a preview showing the new TTFA hinted rendering I am getting today. Although the new serif Merriweather offers a huge range of improvements over the old including a much larger glyphs set to support more languages, better print … Continue reading

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Merriweather Sans Italics are live Merriweather Sans Italics have been added by Google. They are live. 🙂 If anyone has URLs to show me how they are using this addition please let me know!

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