Pressemitteilungen 2005

Hier finden Sie unsere Pressemitteilungen aus dem Jahr 2005.

Die in diesem Archivbereich enthaltenen Pressemitteilungen sind lediglich für historische Zwecke bestimmt. Die in jeder Pressemitteilung enthaltenen Informationen entsprechen genau dem Inhalt des Datums ihrer ursprünglichen Veröffentlichung. Linotype GmbH verwahrt sich gegen jegliche Verpflichtung, Inhalte dieser Pressemitteilungen nach deren Veröffentlichung zu aktualisieren.

Kitabat, Arabic Calligraphy and Typography Conference at the American University in Dubai

The Visual Communication Department at the American University in Dubai, in partnership with Linotype GmbH and Stichting Khatt (Center for Arabic Typography), and in collaboration with the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) will be hosting Kitabat, the first major Calligraphic and Typographic conference in the region, between the 5th and 8th of April, 2006.

Linotype celebrates Hermann Zapf’s birthday and Palatino™ nova premiere

When a man reaches the age of 87, it is always a reason for celebration. When this man happens to be Hermann Zapf, a person who has shaped the history (and continues to shape the future) of modern typography, it is a reason to celebrate with respective style.
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Mergenthaler Edition presents typographical expedition
A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures

The book in Linotype’s Mergenthaler Edition, "A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures”, invites readers on a expedition – to explore the frontier between the meaning and the representation of words.
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Update of Linotype’s premiere collection
Linotype Gold Edition 1.7.1

Linotype has just released an update of Gold Edition 1.7, its premiere collection of fonts.
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Reinterpretation of a classic in the Platinum Collection
Linotype publishes Hermann Zapf‘s Palatino™ nova

Linotype introduces one of the previous century’s most successful classic typefaces in a new interpretation.
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One name and a strong brand
Simply Linotype

As of the 1st of November 2005, "Linotype GmbH" is the new official name for the company formerly registered under "Linotype Library GmbH".
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Christmas is coming – are you prepared?
From angels to snowmen: Linotype Xmas Font

Whatever your angle to the Christmas story, Linotype XmasTM font family offers a rich palette of symbols to spruce up this year’s holiday season.
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Linotype’s Arabic Type Design Competition
Deadline is extended to November 11, 2005

Due to public demand, the deadline for receiving applications to the Arabic Type Design Competition has been extended to November 11, 2005.
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Mergenthaler Edition revives Matrix
Linotype Matrix – a typographic journal for the new century

Linotype has revived the legendary typography journal, the Linotype Matrix. Once printed on newspaper, the new application now appears in magazine format. Issue 1 offers over 50 beautifully designed pages that reveal some of the hidden gems in the Linotype library. From "Fat Faces" to "Playing Cards," readers are treated with a fresh breeze of typographic flavour that is sure to appeal to type lovers everywhere.
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Linotype’s Arabic Type Design Competition
Due Date is October 31, 2005

Linotype Library has the pleasure to invite designers and calligraphers from around the world to take part in its first Arabic Type Design Competition. The competition is the first of its kind in recent years and is a response to the growing publishing demands in the Arab world.
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Introducing Linotype FontExplorer™ X for Mac OS X
Font management the easy way

Linotype Library offers a large variety of high quality typefaces that have proven to be the world’s most popular and widely-used typefaces today.
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Linotype Supports Research and Higher Education
The first Linotype Scholarship awarded to a University of Reading Student

As part of its continuous quest for typographic excellence, Linotype Library has initiated a special scholarship award in collaboration with the MA Typeface Design program at the University of Reading in the UK.
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Linotype honors Ottmar Mergenthaler
Mergenthaler Edition publishes typographical treasures

Linotype Library has committed itself to introducing artistic publications in honor of the company’s founder. Celebrated worldwide as the inventor of the "Linotype", Ottmar Mergenthaler also lent his name to the company’s publishing activities at the end of the 19th century.
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Linotype sponsors avant-garde book project
A feast for the eyes: “trytype – experiments in typography”

Is it possible for typography to be art as Kurt Schwitters famously proclaimed in his “Thesis on Typography”? Design Professor Guido Ludes at the University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden invited his students to try just that. The results can be seen in an exquisitely designed book, aptly titled “trytype – experiments in typography”.
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Linotype Pays Tribute to its Home Town
Type Week in New York City

"NOW THEREFORE I, Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York [...] do hereby proclaim July 18–24, 2005 in the City of New York as Type Week."
The Mayor’s Office has declared July 18–24 "Type Week," in honor of TypeCon, a typographic conference to be held at the Parsons School of Design, and organized by the Type Directors Club and SOTA, the Society of Typographic Aficionados.
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Buy now, pay later!
Linotype announces new method of payment

Linotype customers can now benefit from new exciting advantages. Aside from credit card payments, they now have the option to arrange their payments via bank transfer. This is valid for purchases that are realized via the linotype website at
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A case study – July 2005
A practical approach towards Corporate Type:
The Suntory case

Linotype has been instrumental in supporting the Japanese corporate group Suntory, the country’s leading beverage manufacturer, in the development of its new corporate identity.
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Call for Entries
Linotype announces its first Arabic Type Design Competition

Linotype Library has the pleasure to invite designers and calligraphers from around the world to take part in its first Arabic Type Design Competition.
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Back to the roots.
The Linotype Matrix is back!

Inspired by the wish to improve and enhance the channels of typographic communication and to provide a new platform for design discourse and typographic expression, Linotype Library will bring back to life the Linotype Matrix, a quarterly news sheet produced by Linotype and
Machinery Ltd. from the 1930s through the 1960s.
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Linotype designers awarded for Elementis and Pirouette
Type Directors Club honors extraordinary Linotype designs

The internationally renowned Type Directors Club in New York has awarded the Linotype fonts Elementis and Pirouette the distinction of best Type Design in 2004. more info ...

The Linotype Compatil type system – a core element in the revitalized Mövenpick brand
Compatil meets Mövenpick

The type system Compatil from Linotype Library now serves as a central design element for communicating the new brand values of the multinational corporation Mövenpick. more info ...

Get on top of what’s hot in typography!
Let loose with Linotype in London at TypoTechnica 2005

This February, Linotype Library is inviting typography professionals from around the world to convene for two days (and nights) of discussions on the trade’s top technological developments.
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