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You’ve seen it in the “mnemonic logos” and splash screens of Adobe’s Creative Suite 3 and 4, and perhaps you wondered what that typeface was. After more than 25 years in the type development business, Adobe decided to have its own corporate typeface family. The Creative Suite uses were early versions of a family designed by Robert Slimbach. Now that it’s been officially adopted at Adobe, I can tell you about our latest design, called Adobe Clean. There’s no plan to make it available for licensing, but you’ll be seeing more of it in Adobe materials and products as time goes on.
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The twelve Japanese “Pr6N” fonts that are bundled with CS4 provide an unprecedented level of functionality in terms of what Japanese fonts typically offer. These fonts come in two typeface families, Kozuka Mincho and Kozuka Gothic, and are available in six weights each, ranging from ExtraLight to Heavy. These fonts are special in that they are based on the Adobe-Japan1-6 character collection, are JIS2004- savvy, and included support for Ideographic Variation Sequences. This article will briefly touch upon these three areas.