By using component outlines, versus entire character outlines, ACAF offers significant benefits over standard True Type or Open Type font formats. Some fonts are great, such as 5&up-Namco, 5&up-Airport, 5&up-KC, 5&up-Peanuts, and 5&up-Sega. [ Japanese free font maker specializing mainly in pixel fonts, kana, kanji, Latin. Their blurb at the launch in 2006: ACAF uses proprietary techniques to render the complex ideographs found in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) scripts. [ Japanese site with one original free font each week. He also made the handwritten kanji fonts Uzu Pen, Uzu Pencil, Uzu Kaku, Uzu Maru, Uzu Face, Uzu Of Tsuchiya B, Uzu Of Tsuchiya, Uzu Fude.Neue Frutiger (2009, with Adrian Frutiger) has twice as many weights as the orifinal Frutiger family. He also made another full (free) didone-style unicode font, Kandata (2004).Later in 2009, the extensive DIN Next Pro, codesigned with Sandra Winter, saw the light. Here you can download his Tsuitiku-Kana family from 2004 until 2005. Some font downloads, including the Unicode font MPH Damase (2005, Mark Williamson).In April 2005, Ascender announced that it would start selling the Microsoft font collection, which is possibly their most popular collection to date.
Speaker at ATyp I 2012 in Hong Kong: Rounded sans in Japan. [ During his studies at Parsons the New School of Design in New York City, Asaki Okamura created the typeface Arsenal (2014), which showcases parts of different firearms.
On December 8, 2010, Ascender was acquired by Monotype for 10.2 million dollars.
Their typefaces include Endurance (2004, Steve Matteson, an "industrial strength" Grotesk designed to compete with Helvetica and Arial; it supports Greek, Cyrillic and East European languages).
Aki won the Gold Medal in the kanji category for Natsume in 2016 at the Morisawa Type Design Competition 2016. A redesign of the classic Times New Roman typeface, Times Europa was created as its replacement for the Times of London newspaper.
In contrast to Times New Roman, Times Europa has sturdier characters and more open counter spaces, which help maintain readability in rougher printing conditions.
In October 2005, Ascender announced the development of Convection, a font used for Xbox 360 video games.