Posts tagged "Robert Slimbach"

December 20, 2013

Happy Holidays

Along with my colleagues on the Adobe Type & Adobe Typekit teams, I’d like to wish all our readers a wonderful holiday and a very happy new year.

This year we went back to our old tradition of producing a letterpress holiday card. The card, designed by Elliot Jay Stocks, Creative Director for Typekit, and printed by Norman Clayton of Classic Letterpress, is the first printed piece for the recently combined Adobe Type and Adobe Typekit teams. It is set in Garamond Premier Pro, designed by Robert Slimbach.

I’ve included a photo of the card below to spread our holiday greeting beyond those to whom we sent a printed copy.


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March 2, 2012

Robert Slimbach’s 25 Years of Type at Adobe

Today marks Robert Slimbach’s 25th anniversary with Adobe. Robert joined Adobe’s Type staff on March 2nd, 1987, as Adobe’s nascent program for original typeface design took shape under the guidance of Sumner Stone. Since then, Robert has accumulated awards and accolades for his work, including the Prix Charles Peignot in 1991, and numerous Type Directors Club awards. In 2006, Robert became Adobe’s first Principal Designer — a title he probably earned in spirit long before that.

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April 23, 2010

Useful Details About Creative Suite 5 (CS5) Fonts

What’s up with fonts for CS5? The font set shipping with CS5 closely resembles the CS4 set with the following exceptions: The following families have been added to the CS5 font set:

  • Adobe Arabic (4 fonts)
  • Adobe Hebrew (4 fonts)
  • Adobe Fan Heiti Std (1 font, “Bold” weight)
  • Adobe Gothic Std (1 font, “Bold” weight)
  • Ryo Display PlusN (5 fonts)
  • Kozuka Gothic Pr6N (6 fonts)
  • Kozuka Mincho Pr6N (6 fonts)

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