Multicolor Fonts in the browser


Seemingly out of nowhere, big guys like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla and Adobe are proposing multicolor font formats, and rushing to have them implemented in browsers and OSes. This sudden interest is not so much fueled by typographers, designers or web developers, but by an unlikely group: teenagers. More specifically: teenagers who demand their communication apps to provide a set of colorful emoji.

A more extensive post – in addition to the previously posted Color Emoji in Windows 8.1 —The Future of Color Fonts? – going more in depth on the matter.

Colorful typography on the web: get ready for multicolor fonts →

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Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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