Those in creative fields haven’t always given the respect to the licenses governing fonts that they deserve. Designers see fonts as the virtual paints for their design canvas, and not always as licensed software. With the advent of web fonts, the pool of creative talent that needs quality fonts has expanded exponentially.
Backed by data from a recent survey of designers, web developers, and those who use fonts in their creative work, this presentation includes:
An exploration of the evolving perception of font licensing by creative individuals, the past, present and future
How the expanding pool of designers who desire quality typography affects this perception
How web fonts are changing the game
How the typographic community can engage the rest of the creative community in the licensing discussion.