Category Archives: Type

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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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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Welcome to the Merriweather font project’s blog

The purpose of this blog is to make it easy to find news about this font development project as well as to make it simple to provide feedback. There are also Twitter, and Flickr accounts. Typographic Overview Merriweather will be … Continue reading

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