Author Archives: Bill Davis

About Bill Davis

Bill Davis is the global fonts product manager at Monotype. He was fortunate to discover his passion for type and typography at a young age, having the opportunity to work with metal type and early generation typesetting systems. Bill graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a printing management degree, and has over 30 years of experience working in a variety of technical, sales and marketing roles in the graphic arts industry. At Monotype, Bill is responsible for leading the font development strategy for the company’s extensive type library.

Web Fonts Grow Up: Web Turns 25

The Web turned 25 this month and many of its original core fonts have “grown up,” gone “Pro” and become Web fonts over the last few years. With the explosion of devices that provide for on-screen reading experiences, these fonts are more relevant than ever.

A Humanist Sans and 5 Grid-Inspired Fonts from The Foundry

The Foundry typefaces have been staples of graphic and brand design for more than 20 years. Owned and operated by David Quay and Freda Sack, The Foundry’s rich collection includes designs that uniquely capture the designers’ hand-lettering background. Take a look at a Humanist Sans font and 5 grid-inspired fonts from The Foundry.