On the Shelves: Captain Kidd and Folkard

It seems like it’s always the young adult section of the bookstore where I find our fonts being used. This time what caught my eye first was a book by Berke Breathed who started his cartooning career at the Daily Texan here in Austin and went on to national fame with Bloom County. His new illustrated novelette is Flawed Dogs, …


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Classic Font: Windlass Enhanced

Since it’s original release in 1996 Windlass has been one of our most successful fonts. It has appeared in many publications, from merchandising for Disney’s Pirates of the Carribean to the labels of tins of Biscotti. It has been particularly popular for use in products with a pirate or nautical association, which makes sense because it is kind of what …


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Fonts Playing Pirate

The designers at Disney know good fonts when they see them, and they’ve regularly used fonts from our Colonial Fonts package in various projects related to Pirates of the Carribean. Their latest appearance is in the new online game based on the movie series. It is a graphically rich massively multi-player online roleplaying game. You can download the basic application …


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