2,000 new typefaces available for Web designers

Did you know that until recently there were only four typefaces — Arial, Verdana, Georgia, and Times New Roman —  on the Web? “In other words, a seventh-grader writing a book report on Microsoft Word had more font choices than the person designing Esquire magazine’s website or the IKEA online catalog,” Deborah Netburn wrote for The Los Angeles Times . But not anymore. On Tuesday, Monotype Imaging, a Massachusetts company that owns one of the largest collections of t…

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