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Fonts & Mac OS X 2007 Update.

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Last week we reprised our annual Fonts & Mac OS X talk at Seattle’s School of Visual Concepts. This year included some significant updates for designers managing their fonts in 2007.

Here is a link to the PDF of the presentation, which includes specifics on some of the details covered:

fileicon_pdfSVC Font Class 2007.pdf

In addition to this PDF, we have a variety of links and resources that were mentioned during the presentation.

Resource Links: Simplify your System Fonts

Ebook: Take Control Fonts in Mac OS X (Tiger)
Excellent $20 downloadable book!

MacWorld: Take Control of Fonts in Mac OS X
Free article based on the ebook.

Kurt Lang: Font Management in OS X Tiger and Panther

Resource Links: Use a Font Management Tool

Ars Technica: Font Manager Reviews
Excellent review of the three top font managers.

CreativeTechs: Font Manager Shoot-Out
Our own review last year. Includes lots of video clips and demos.

Resource Links: Organize your Creative Fonts

Survey: How many of your fonts did you pay for?

Source: CreativeTechs’s Craig Swanson speaks regularly at the School of Visual Concepts, and at other Seattle-area design focused associations. This year we had a pretty strong turn-out, and that was despite another bout of Seattle Snow. (In Seattle, when one snowflake falls, four people will slip on it.)