FontBook™ Editorial Staff has been the definitive authority on documenting and comparing commercial typefaces since 80’s. FontBook App documents the libraries of 148 international type foundries who publish the works of 1798 type designers – covering 44,389 typefaces from 9180 font families. The app presents the extensive content in over 730,000 typeface samples which can be intuitively spread out, searched, layered, moved, scrolled and combined like a collection of maps. While the iPad version is designed as an invitation to browse and play, its new iPhone incarnation is equipped with new filters, searches and lists, putting more focus on its practical use.
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It is very convenient to use the app to search for fonts by practical and stylistic criteria, for example by use-case, genre, stylistic period, similarity, popularity, foundry, designer an design year. The search results are appeared as a list-view, user can then easily find interested fonts.
Tips for using the product
User can also share FontBook samples by posting them to Twitter or Facebook directly from the app, or by mailing them or saving them to your personal photo album.