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About Merriweather

Merriweather: a type family being developed by Eben Sorkin.

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! Advertisements

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Cyrillics are coming to Merriweather and Merriweather Italic

Cyrillics are coming to Merriweather and Merriweather Italic. I will post images as I make progress.

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The italics for the serif version of Merriweather are live!

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The Sans Serif italics have shipped to Google.

The Sans Serif italics have shipped to Google. I am not sure when they will go live as usual but perhaps sometime in the next week or two. Although as always I still see things I would like to improve … Continue reading

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Merriweather Italic has shipped to Google

Merriweather Italic has shipped to Google. It supports a wide range of languages and is hinted with TTFA for better legibility on Windows and in FreeType. This edition comes in 4 weights: light, regular, bold and heavy. A revised version … Continue reading

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Merriweather Sans is live on Google fonts

Merriweather Sans is live on Google fonts I’ll be interested to hear your reactions and to see URLs where it is used. Thanks!

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Merriweather Sans and the basic weight of Merriweather Italic are done

Merriweather Sans in 4 weights and the 1st weight of Merriweather Italic have been released to Google. These editions covers all of the Adobe Latin 3 glyph set. It is quite broad. My guess is that you should see them in … Continue reading

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Gelasio samples

Here are some mac rendering samples of Gelasio. When the letterforms are large it is fairly easy to tell the two apart. When they are small it may be more difficult but there is still a clear difference in personality. … Continue reading

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A short intensive course on type design Feb 2-4 2012 – Boston

I am teaching at Crafting Type, a 3 day intensive course on type design in Boston area. It is from Feb 2-4 2012. It will be held at the MIT Media Lab. If you are interested or have questions … Continue reading

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New web site for Sorkin Type

I have recently made a new web site for sorkin type. It is in many ways a placeholder for what’s coming ( a store and blog ) but it provides some context for Merriweather and shows some of the new … Continue reading

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