Extensis Packs Its Web Fonts and Takes Latest in Typography and Crowdsourced Font Funding to Events Across the Globe

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From Hong Kong to Las Vegas, New York and Chicago, Extensis Typography Experts Share Insights on Kickstarter, Font Funding and Best Practices in Web Typography

Extensis typography experts, Thomas Phinney and Jim Kidwell, will be hitting the road to share expert insights on the new web typography frontier.

Starting with the world renowned ATypI conference in Hong Kong, Phinney will speak to this global audience on October 10, 2012 about “Crowdsourced Font Funding”, with specific focus on Kickstarter’s impact on type design.

From Hong Kong, Phinney will travel to Las Vegas to join a panel of experts on October 16, 2012 at the Pubcon conference to share best practices for implementing CSS and deliver “no nonsense code beautification.”

On October 22-24, 2012, Kidwell will join Phinney in New York for the annual Future of Web Design Conference. At the event, Kidwell will share “Best Practices for Incredible Web Typography”, while Phinney dives into the granular in a hands-on workshop that teaches attendees how to integrate incredible typography into their web projects.

To wrap up 2012, Extensis will sponsor a free workshop with the AIGA Chicago on November 17. Phinney will deliver a combination of presentation and immersive, hands-on workshop on using @font-face and CSS3 typographic controls to create great web typography.

About Extensis’ Web Font Solution: WebINK
WebINK is the standards-compliant solution for bringing live fonts into any web site without font licensing or file format hassles. Simply by integrating a small piece of code into a site’s CSS code, WebINK delivers custom fonts to any browser instantly. Stocked exclusively with professional-quality typefaces, WebINK unleashes creative freedom to Web designers and Web developers–enabling them to push the limits of web design while maintaining brand standards and search engine optimization (SEO) best practices. http://www.webink.com

About Extensis
Extensis® is a leading developer of software and services for creative professionals and workgroups. Their solutions streamline workflows, securely manage digital assets and fonts, and control corporate typographic branding. Used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies, Extensis’ award-winning server, desktop, and web service products include: Portfolio Server® for digital asset management, Universal Type Server® for server-based font management, Suitcase Fusion™ for single-user font management, and the WebINK® web font rental service. Founded in 1993, Extensis is based in Portland, Oregon, and the United Kingdom. For additional information, visit http://www.extensis.com

© Celartem, Inc. d.b.a. Extensis All rights reserved. EXTENSIS, WebINK, and Suitcase Fusion are trademarks or registered trademarks of Extensis in the United States of America, Canada, the European Union and/or other countries. This list of trademarks is not exhaustive. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Extensis or other respective owners.

Jim Kidwell
Product Marketing Manager for Font Solutions
(503) 274-2020 ext 163

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