Category Archives: Serif

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 italics for the serif version of Merriweather are live! http://www.google.com/fonts/specimen/Merriweather

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About the delay and what is coming next.

I promised VTT hinted Merriweather some time ago now. I need to explain why you don’t have them, what is happening now, and what to expect next. The primary reason for the delay was the formation of a new company … Continue reading

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Why and how I am making Merriweather

When I proposed the design of Merriweather to Google it was with the goal of creating a workhorse text typeface for the web. I wanted to make something as legible and pleasant to read as possible which meant adapting the … Continue reading

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Big changes!

There have been some big changes for Merriweather in the the last week! First, Merriweather’s financial sponsor (Google) have asked me make a sans serif companion to the serif family already underway. They also want to increase the number of … Continue reading

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