Press Releases 2003

Look here for the press releases of 2003.

The press releases contained in this archive section are provided for historical purposes only. The information contained in each press release is accurate only as of the date each press release was originally issued. Linotype GmbH disavows any obligation to update the information contained in such press releases after the date of their issuance.

DDC Roundtable CorporateType in the Literaturhaus Frankfurt/Main
Learning from Milan’s design structure.
CorporateType in Linotype experts

Within the classical framework of the Frankfurter Literaturhaus, the Deutscher Designer Club (DDC) and Linotype invited more than 50 experts to discuss the topic of CorporateType.
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Font Shopping on the Internet: a First-Rate Service from a Global Specialist Supplier

The new Linotype Library website at offers a wide choice of fonts and deli-style font shopping - plus ’old-fashioned’ service with that personal touch.
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Linotype OpenType Flirt Library
One CD for all: 1,392 Typefaces – in OpenType, TrueType and PostScript

OpenType to get to know and to love: with the Linotype OpenType Flirt Library, the international leading type house from Bad Homburg, Germany, makes an essential contribution to the standardization of digital typeface formats – independent of the operating system being used.
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Linotype Library wins a declaratory action against Media Markt
German court again confirms the replication ban of typefaces

Linotype Library gained an important victory at the Frankfurt am Main District Court in the argument regarding the distribution of digital typeface copies by Media Markt GmbH.
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Avenir, the future for Amsterdam

In recent decades the capital of the Netherlands has experienced both, rapid growth and the decentralization of its local government and all in a period when the expectations of its citizens and visitors were becoming more varied and demanding.
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Get 80 new fonts with a click of the mouse
Linotype Library extends online offer

Motivated by its success in online sales so far, Linotype Library is consequently expanding its offer.
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Hermann Zapf receives prize from the Society of Typographic Aficionados
"SoTA Award for Typography" conferred for the first time at a Linotype Lecture in Chicago

Within the festive framework of a Linotype Lecture in Chicago on May 20, 2003, the Society of Typographic Aficionados (SoTA) conferred the speaker Hermann Zapf with the "SoTA Award for Typography" for his life’s work in typeface and book design.
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143 treasures from the Zapf family in a special edition
Linotype Library publishes Gudrun and Hermann Zapf’s lifework of fonts

Library recognizes the typographic achievement of Gudrun Zapf von Hesse and Hermann Zapf with a one-of-a-kind edition.
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Linotype Library and Agfa Monotype standardize license agreements: “EULA” eases the use of digital typefaces

Two internationally leading suppliers of digital typefaces intend to align their conditions for the allocation of user licenses in the future.
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Linotype Library now offers cross system OpenType fonts

Adobe and Microsoft developed the OpenType font format in order to meet the growing demands on digital typefaces and to considerably simplify their handling.
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Call for Entries
Linotype Announces International Type Design Contest 2003

From March 2003 Linotype has the pleasure to invite type artists around the world to participate in their fourth Type Design Contest.
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