The pro's guide to Adobe Typekit

For those of us who work with typography on a regular basis, it can be a wake up call to remember we are carrying on a tradition/industry started with Johannes Gutenberg over 500 years ago. Then think of the fact that until just 20 years ago, most type was still being produced with photo-typesetting, T-squares and triangles. Back then there was always some yahoo in the studio sniffing the rubber cement; this too is long gone.

A few decades ago, Adobe set out to change all of that, almost single-handedly, and are in the process of doing it all again, along with other's help. The problem is, in the process, things have become far more confusing than they should, so let's try to sort some of it out.

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