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October 31, 2014 Monotype Reschedules Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Release and Conference Call to Friday, Oct. 31 at 10:30 a.m. EDT
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced that it has rescheduled its conference call to discuss the third quarter 2014 financial results ended Sept. 30, 2014 to Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 to 10:30 a.m. EDT . The rescheduling is due to technical audio difficulties from the conference call vendor, experienced during the originally scheduled call. Individuals who are interested in listening to the audio webcast should log on to the “Investors” portion of the “About Us” section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The live call can also be accessed by dialing 888-466-4414 (domestic) or 719-785-1758 (international) using passcode 870939. If individuals are unable to listen to the live call, the audio webcast will be archived in the Investors portion of the company’s website for one year. About Monotype Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces,...
October 31, 2014 Monotype Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014 . Third quarter 2014 highlights Revenue for the quarter was $47.1 million , up 16 percent year over year. Operating income was $12.0 million , or 26 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net adjusted EBITDA was $18.0 million , or 38 percent of revenue. Cash flow from operations was $16.2 million . “We had a solid third quarter, as we delivered new and innovative solutions to the market,” said Doug Shaw , president and chief executive officer at Monotype. “One of our highlights was the introduction of Membership by Monotype, a typeface subscription service designed specifically to address the needs of large brands and digital agencies. Membership empowers these customers to create beautiful, on-brand experiences across every medium by providing unlimited typeface...
October 10, 2014 Monotype Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Release and Conference Call
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, will announce its third quarter 2014 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 , and host a related conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT that day. Douglas J. Shaw, president and chief executive officer, and Scott E. Landers , senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss Monotype’s third quarter financial results ended Sept. 30, 2014 . Individuals who are interested in listening to the audio webcast should log on to the “Investors” portion of the “About Us” section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The live call can also be accessed by dialing 866-468-7513 (domestic) or 415-762-1255 (international) using passcode 870939. If individuals are unable to listen to the live call, the audio webcast will be archived in the Investors portion of the company’s website for one year....
September 24, 2014 Monotype Boosts Fonts.com Web Fonts Inventory with Addition of FontFont Typefaces
Now Includes Several Families From Prominent Typeface Designer Erik Spiekermann Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced that it has expanded its Fonts.com Web Fonts inventory to include typefaces from the famous FontFont® library. The additions include several of renowned designer Erik Spiekermann’s typefaces, including the iconic FF® Meta® family. Fonts.com Web Fonts offers subscribers more than 20,000 Web fonts from the popular Monotype ® , Linotype ® , ITC ® and FontFont libraries, among others. The addition of FontFont typefaces will expand the Fonts.com Web Fonts inventory to include the FF Info TM Correspondence, FF Info Display, FF Info Text, FF Meta, FF Meta ® Correspondence, FF Meta Headline, FF Meta Serif, FF Unit ® , FF Unit Rounded and FF Unit Slab families. Additional typeface families will be added at a later date. Each typeface family has been...
September 22, 2014 Monotype Improves Branding Workflows With New Type Service
‘Membership by Monotype’ Enables Creative Teams to Deliver Beautiful, Consistent Brand Expression Across Every Medium by Providing Unlimited Font Experimentation and Clear-Cut Licensing Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today introduced Membership by Monotype. The new cloud-based service removes the confusion and extra effort that brands and teams often encounter when working with fonts, by providing customers with unlimited and instantaneous typeface experimentation, a library that supports Web and print design, and a clear-cut licensing model. With Membership, brands and agencies get the flexibility and dependability they need to create beautiful, consistent brand expressions across every medium. Unlike quantity-limited and time-limited models, Membership by Monotype allows designers to install an unlimited number of desktop fonts on their workstation for the life...
September 16, 2014 Monotype Joins Forces with the Arrels Foundation to Raise Awareness and Funds for its Homelessfonts Initiative
Typefaces Designed by Homeless People Now Available through Monotype e-Commerce Sites;
100 Percent of Proceeds go to Arrels Foundation to Support the Homeless Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced support for the Arrels Foundation of Barcelona and its Homelessfonts fundraising initiative, a project centered around the licensing of fonts crafted from the handwriting of people touched directly by homelessness. Monotype is offering the initial five fonts through its e-commerce sites, with all proceeds going to the foundation to help approximately 1,400 local people affected by homelessness. Loraine inspects her typeface design, now used in the branding of certain lines of Valonga extra virgin olive oil, sold in Spain . Monotype is now offering fonts designed by people impacted by homelessness in support of the Arrels Foundation’s Homelessfonts...
September 8, 2014 Monotype to Present Several Type Topics at ATypI Barcelona 2014
Hear from Monotype Web font and type experts John Giannopoulos, Toshi Omagari, Daniel Rhatigan, and Jim Wasco at ATypI Barcelona 2014, Sept. 17-21, 2014, at the BAU Design College and Museu del Disseny, Barcelona, Spain.
WOBURN, Mass. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Join Monotype’s John Giannopoulos, Toshi Omagari, Daniel Rhatigan, and Jim Wasco as they talk about the history, trends and mechanics of typography at ATypI Barcelona 2014. The annual conference presented by ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) will be held Sept. 17-21, 2014, at the BAU Design College and Museu del Disseny, Barcelona, Spain. Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 11:55 a.m.  Jim Wasco, senior type designer at Monotype, will present “OpenType features for Script Typefaces.” Wasco will show how script typefaces, such as his ITC Elegy™ and Mircosoft’s Segoe® Script typefaces use OpenType® features similar to Arabic scripts to ensure the typefaces function like real handwriting. Friday, Sept. 19 at...
September 4, 2014 Monotype Introduces Sumner Stone’s Newest Addition to his Magma Superfamily: Magma II
Charismatic yet Practical, the Magma II Typeface Blends Beauty with High Legibility
WOBURN, Mass. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Crafted with aesthetic harmony and high legibility in mind, the Magma II™ typeface family is the newest design from Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices. Created by renowned typeface designer, Sumner Stone, and offered exclusively through Monotype, the family of nine sans serif fonts is the next-generation of Stone’s popular Magma™ design, with the newest version refined for optimal legibility in today’s digital environments. Stone drew his original Magma in 1998 with pencil to capture the details he envisioned. He then developed the design on screen, with an eye toward ensuring a graceful performance in a variety of environments. In Magma II, Stone included design features with subtleties to enhance on-screen legibility. Magma II also...
August 27, 2014 Monotype and Alan Kitching Join Forces to Spotlight Five Legendary Poster Designers at the London Design Festival 2014
Series of Events Include an Exhibition, Live Discussion and Documentary Film
London, UK (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Monotype and renowned typographer, graphic designer and letterpress printmaker, Alan Kitching, are collaborating on a series of events that celebrate design at the London Design Festival 2014, with a focus on the work and legacy of five legendary poster designers of the last century, and Kitching’s own craft. “Alan Kitching and Monotype: Celebrating the centenary of five pioneers of the poster” opens Sept. 13, 2014, as part of the London College of Communication’s 160 Exhibition, a series of design retrospectives for the London Design Festival. The five pioneers exhibit marks the 100 anniversary of the birth of Tom Eckersley, Abram Games, FHK Henrion, Josef Müller-Brockmann and Paul Rand, all of whom created iconic and memorable posters and are regarded as fathers of modern graphic design. Kitching has created a unique series of prints that pay tribute...
August 19, 2014 Join Monotype at SEGD’s Exhibition & Experience Design Workshop; Allan Haley to Present on Type in Branding and the User Experience
Monotype Director of Words and Letters Allan Haley to Present “Scaling Typography: From Interface to Screen—Fonts, Brand, and the User Experience” at SEGD’s Exhibition & Experience Design Workshop, Aug. 21-22, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Allan Haley, director of words and letters at Monotype, will present at the Exhibition & Experience Design workshop, a two-day event for designers, architects, technologists, and exhibit planners hosted by the Society of Experiential Graphic Design. During his talk, “Scaling Typography: From Interface to Screen—Fonts, Brand, and the User Experience,” Haley will highlight best practices for using type to design across screens big and small, including mobile devices, tablets and e-readers. The presentation will take place on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at 1:50 p.m. at District Architecture Center in Washington, D.C. “The world of typographic communication has grown far beyond print. Attendees will learn the five secrets of great digital typography,...
July 31, 2014 Monotype to Present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has announced that Doug Shaw , Monotype’s president and chief executive officer, and Scott Landers , the company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34 th Annual Growth Conference on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 , at 2:00 p.m. EDT in Boston . The presentation will be webcast live and will also be available for replay through the Investors section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The webcast will be archived on the company’s website for approximately 30 days following the event. About Monotype Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and...
July 29, 2014 Join Us at TypeCon2014: Capitolized; Monotype to Present on Trends in Typography
Hear from Monotype typeface designers Akira Kobayashi, Nadine Chahine, Terrance Weinzierl and Carl Crossgrove, along with John Collins of MyFonts at TypeCon2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington, D.C.
Woburn, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Several Monotype type experts from around the world will present at TypeCon2014: Capitolized – the annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA). Join Monotype’s Akira Kobayashi, Nadine Chahine, Terrance Weinzierl, Carl Crossgrove and John Collins to hear about trends in fonts and typography from July 31-Aug. 3, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Washington, D.C. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at 9:25 a.m.  John Collins, vice president of Monotype's MyFonts, will present “Merchant of Alphabets: 2014 Edition.” John will share how MyFonts is enabling many designers who once crafted fonts as a side business to devote themselves full time to font design. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at 3:25 p.m.  Terrance Weinzierl,...
July 28, 2014 Monotype Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
Company Reports 25 Percent Growth in Creative Professional Revenue Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second quarter 2014 highlights Revenue for the quarter was $45.0 million, a nine percent increase year over year. Creative Professional revenue grew 25 percent year over year to a record $18.3 million. Operating income was $12.8 million, or 28 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net adjusted EBITDA was $18.5 million, or 41 percent of revenue. Cash flow from operations was $13.4 million. “Monotype had a strong second quarter, particularly in Creative Professional. We’re seeing more brands turn to Monotype to express themselves across an expanding digital landscape,” said Doug Shaw, president and chief executive officer. “We’re also excited about the acquisition of FontShop, which adds opportunities...
July 15, 2014 Monotype Acquires FontShop International
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced it has acquired FontShop International GmbH of Berlin, Germany , and its U.S. subsidiary, FontShop International Inc. , based in San Francisco . The transaction also includes the FontFont® typeface library, FontShop AG of Berlin , the largest distributor of the library, and 13 typeface families principally designed by renowned typeface designer and co-founder of FontShop, Erik Spiekermann . Many of Spiekermann’s designs, such as the FF® Meta® typeface family, are used extensively by brands and publications across the globe. With the acquisition of FontShop, Monotype expects to grow its customer base, expand its typeface IP and provide additional value to creative markets, particularly in Germany, which is widely recognized as one of the world’s strongest regions in design. Monotype’s global reach, financial strength...
July 9, 2014 Monotype Schedules Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Release and Conference Call
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, will announce its second quarter 2014 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Monday, July 28, 2014 , and host a related conference call at 8:30 a.m. eastern time that day. Douglas J. Shaw , president and chief executive officer, and Scott E. Landers, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss Monotype’s second quarter financial results ended June 30, 2014 . Individuals who are interested in listening to the audio webcast should log on to the “Investors” portion of the “About Us” section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The live call can also be accessed by dialing 888-516-2438 (domestic) or 719-457-2685 (international) using passcode 731118. If individuals are unable to listen to the live call, the audio webcast will be archived in the “Investors” portion of the company’s website for...
July 8, 2014 Monotype Introduces the Quire Sans Typeface, an Intuitive Blend of Old and New
Jim Ford’s Newest Creation is a Culmination of 10 Years of Type Design and Exploration Inspired by a history of typographic development and crafted for today’s digital landscape, the Quire Sans™ typeface is the newest design from Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices. Created by Monotype’s Jim Ford of the Monotype Studio, the family of 20 fonts is a design for all media, including branding, advertising and packaging to displays, user interfaces, billboards, signage and environmental graphics. The Quire Sans typeface is the newest design by Jim Ford of the Monotype Studio . The family of 20 fonts is a design for all media, from branding, advertising and packaging to displays, user interfaces, billboards, signage and environmental graphics. (Photo: Business Wire)         The name, Quire Sans, derives from the word, quire – a medieval printing term that...
July 7, 2014 “Century: 100 Years of Type in Design” Exhibition Extended Through July in New York City

" Century: 100 Years of Type in Design, " the exhibition now underway at the AIGA National Design Center in New York City, has been extended through July 31, 2014 as part of AIGA’s celebration of its centennial year throughout 2014. Created by AIGA Medalist and Pentagram partner, Abbott Miller, and produced and curated by Monotype, Century spotlights the integral role of type in design over the past 100 years. The exhibition opened in May and is free and open to the public.

“While there is nothing like delving into the use of type to intrigue a designer's inner fetishes, Century has demonstrated how broad the interest in typography has become,” said Richard Grefé, AIGA executive director. “The exhibition appeals to so many by illustrating what makes different publications feel so different, while lifting the curtain on how type is designed. Audiences have left with a sense of wonder, having discovered what they didn't know they didn't know about type.
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June 26, 2014 Join Monotype’s Dr. Nadine Chahine at Car HMi Concepts and Systems 2014

Monotype Arabic and Legibility Specialist Dr. Nadine Chahine will present “The Design and Science of Typography for the Automotive Space” at Car HMi Concepts and Systems 2014, a two-day conference for OEMs and major automotive suppliers, engineering and software companies. Chahine will discuss the results of a joint study between Monotype and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab on how typeface legibility can affect glance time. The presentation will take place on Friday, June 27, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. in Berlin, Germany.

The  new study  uses an adapted Stimulus Onset Asynchrony (SOA) methodology to create a more flexible, cost- and time-effective way for designers to test specific typeface legibility under glance-like conditions – and help OEMs such as automotive manufacturers and HMI designers select a legible typeface for in-vehicle displays.

“While more work needs to be done, we believe the SOA approach could be further...
June 26, 2014 Monotype and MIT AgeLab Develop Streamlined SOA Research Method for Testing Typeface Legibility under Glance-Like Conditions
New Methodology Optimizes Interface Design Process by Testing Pure Legibility of Latin and Non-Latin Typefaces Following up on the 2012 research, Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE) today announced that together with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab, they have developed a new, streamlined methodology for testing the legibility of typefaces on screens under glance-like conditions. Their new study correlates with the results of the previous research but uses an adapted Stimulus Onset Asynchrony (SOA) methodology to create a more flexible, cost- and time-effective way for designers to test specific typeface legibility under glance-like behavior – and help OEMs such as automotive manufacturers and HMI designers select a legible typeface for in-vehicle displays. The results of the new tests found that on average, a humanist (Frutiger®) typeface could be read accurately in shorter (8.8 percent) exposure times than a square grotesque (Eurostile®) typeface –...
June 18, 2014 Monotype Partners With Celtra to Improve Dynamic Advertising Workflow
Celtra to Integrate Monotype Web Fonts to Help Brands Deliver High-Quality Content Across Multiple Screens Using HTML5 Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced it will partner with Celtra Inc. to help brands more easily deliver highly dynamic advertising content across multiple screens. Available later this month, Celtra will integrate Monotype’s Web fonts into its AdCreator 4, the first cross-screen HTML5 technology for brand advertising that enables agencies, media suppliers and brands alike to create, serve and measure the success of high-quality digital display ads across smartphones, tablets and desktop. Web fonts are a critical component to responsive design and dynamic advertising, and through this partnership, Monotype will enable Celtra to deliver a wide range of typefaces that help brands and advertisers easily produce consistent and crisp text...
June 12, 2014 Join Monotype at Smashing Conference, Mark Boulton Presents His Web Design Tips

Mark Boulton, design director at Monotype, will present at the third annual Smashing Conference, a four-day event for professional Web designers and developers. During his talk, “My Handbook,” Boulton will open up his personal notebook and share techniques and advice he’s learned during his more than 15 years working in Web design. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at 4:45 p.m. at The Times Center in New York City.

“Over the years, every designer picks up a ton of little tips and tricks from different projects and peers,” said Boulton. “I’ll open up my personal notebook to share tales of designing by committee, content mountains and what happened when I led a team of designers in India for a week.”

Boulton will reveal everything from scraps of code and techniques for designing websites to ways of doing Web design and stories of how not to do it. During this presentation, he will share advice he’s learned throughout his career...
June 9, 2014 Monotype to Webcast Analyst Day Presentations on June 19, 2014
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, invites investors and other interested parties to listen to a live webcast of its analyst day presentations, which will take place on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in New York City . The presentations will begin at 9:30 a.m. eastern time and conclude at approximately 2:00 p.m. A live webcast will be available under the events section of Monotype’s investor relations website at http://ir.monotype.com. Following the event, a webcast replay will be available on the site. About Monotype Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Based in Woburn, Mass., Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices. The company’s libraries and e-commerce sites are home to many of the...
May 19, 2014 Monotype to Present International Type Trends at Leipzig Typotage
Monotype Arabic Type Specialist Dr. Nadine Chahine and Jörg Schweinsberg, director of creative professional font development, will present at Leipzig Typotage – a conference focused on writing, typography, graphic design, art, and print production techniques. Join Nadine for “Engaging with the Middle East” and Jörg for “Requirements for the Development of Writing and Distribution in an International Context” on May 24, 2014, at 12:45 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., respectively. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 12:45 p.m.     Dr. Nadine Chahine’s presentation titled “Engaging with the Middle East,” will examine how brands can be successful in communicating visually across cultural boundaries by using typefaces designed to work together. Her talk will focus on how to establish dialogue with the Middle East while taking a quick look at design trends and the cultural considerations that one needs to understand. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 5:00 p.m.     Jörg...
May 12, 2014 Join Monotype’s Nathan Ford at Port 80 for “Mastering the Dark Art of Fluid Layout”

Nathan Ford, creative director for Monotype’s Gridset™ responsive layout tool, will present at the Port 80 Web design conference. His talk, “Mastering the Dark Art of Fluid Layout,” aims to demystify fluid Web layouts and make designing for the Web a breeze. The presentation will take place on Friday, May 16, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at the University of South Wales in Newport, Wales.

“Styling a fluid grid layout requires a good understanding of CSS,” said Ford. “With Gridset, there’s a universe of layout possibilities to explore – guided, of course, by the requirements of your content.”

Ford will show some of the ways traditional grids and other layout methods on the Web are hindering designs and go through ways to build with fluidity from the start. He will demonstrate how to derive bespoke grid systems from content to strengthen the connectedness of device, content and layout. Attendees will learn how to adapt the layout as needed to maintain smart...
May 7, 2014 Allan Haley of Monotype to Present at HOW Design Live in Boston

Allan Haley, director of words and letters at Monotype, will present at HOW Design Live, an expansive symposium of discussions, workshops, and studio tours geared to creative professionals. Allan’s presentation, “Typographic Master Lessons”, will examine sage advice, design solutions and typographic inspiration from some of the best design teachers and mentors, including Gail Anderson, Kit Hinrichs, DJ Stout, Michael Osborne, Carin Goldberg, Sean Anderson and Erik Spiekermann.

“As one of the biggest annual gatherings of creative professionals, HOW Design Live offers the chance to explore the biggest ideas, meet design heroes, and learn from the smartest minds in order to create powerful and engaging typography,” said Haley. “Good, solid information? You betcha! Typographic inspiration? For sure!”

Key takeaways include guidance for choosing, combining, and designing with type, and attendees will gain an inside view on what keeps these typographic masters...
May 5, 2014 Monotype Imaging to Present at Financial Conferences in May

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has announced that it will present at three financial conferences this month.

Doug Shaw, Monotype’s president and chief executive officer, and Scott Landers, the company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Tuesday, May 6, at 2:30 p.m. EDT in Miami.

On Monday, May 19, Landers and Chris Brooks, director of financial planning and analysis at Monotype, will hold one-on-one sessions at the 42nd Annual J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston.

On Wednesday, May 21, Shaw and Landers will present at 10:00 a.m. PDT at the 15th Annual B. Riley Investor Conference in Santa Monica.

Monotype’s presentations at the Jefferies and Riley conferences will be...
May 1, 2014 Monotype Announces First Quarter 2014 Results
WOBURN, Mass.-( BUSINESS WIRE )-Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. First quarter 2014 highlights Revenue for the quarter was a record $46.1 million, a 10 percent increase year-over-year. Operating income was $13.9 million, or 30 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net adjusted EBITDA was a record $19.2 million, or 42 percent of revenue. Cash flow from operations was $16.8 million. “Monotype had a strong first quarter, driven by continued momentum in Creative Professional, as we helped more brands take advantage of expanding opportunities in today’s multi-screen world,” said Doug Shaw, president and chief executive officer. “In addition, we’re very pleased with our recent acquisition of Mark Boulton Design. With the new team on board adding to our deep bench of talent, we’re well positioned to drive...
April 28, 2014 Monotype and Pentagram to Present “Century: 100 Years of Type in Design” in New York City
Woburn, MA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014

Century: 100 Years of Type in Design exhibition opens May 1, 2014, at the AIGA National Design Center in New York City, as part of AIGA’s celebration of its centennial year. Created by AIGA medalist and Pentagram partner Abbott Miller and produced and curated by Monotype, Century celebrates the integral role of type in design over the past 100 years. The exhibition runs through June 18, 2014, and is free and open to the public. Tickets for guided tours are available through EventBrite.

“With rare works and unique artifacts to view and experience, the Century exhibition celebrates the intersection of type and design,” explains James Fooks-Bale, Monotype’s creative director and co-curator of Century. “We are fortunate to have participation from some of the brightest designers, museum curators, disruptive thinkers and creative directors from museums, publishing houses and design companies around the world.

”The...
April 15, 2014 Monotype Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5635(c)
WOBURN, Mass. -(BUSINESS WIRE)- Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced that in association with its April 7, 2014 acquisition of Mark Boulton Design Ltd. , and in compliance with Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5635(c), Monotype has granted equity awards as inducement awards to employees of Mark Boulton Design who are now joining Monotype. In connection with the transaction, Monotype has awarded 2,250 shares of restricted common stock to Mark Boulton, the former chief executive officer of Mark Boulton Design who is becoming the design director of Monotype’s Creative Professional group; 2,000 shares of restricted common stock to Emma Boulton ; and an aggregate of 6,000 shares of restricted common stock to five other employees. These awards were issued April 14, 2014, and the shares of restricted common stock were issued to each individual with no...
April 10, 2014 Monotype Schedules First Quarter 2014 Financial Results Release and Conference Call
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, will announce its first quarter 2014 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, May, 1, 2014, and host a related conference call at 8:30 a.m. eastern time that day. Douglas J. Shaw , president and chief executive officer, and Scott E. Landers, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss Monotype’s first quarter financial results ended March 31, 2014 . Individuals who are interested in listening to the audio webcast should log on to the “Investors” portion of the “About Us” section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The live call can also be accessed by dialing 877-941-6009 (domestic) or 480-629-9866 (international) using passcode 4678685. If individuals are unable to listen to the live call, the audio webcast will be archived in the “Investors” portion of the company’s website for...
April 8, 2014 Monotype Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5635(c)
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced that in association with its April 7, 2014 acquisition of Mark Boulton Design Ltd. , and in compliance with Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5635(c), Monotype has granted equity awards as inducement awards to employees of Mark Boulton Design who are now joining Monotype. Under the terms of the agreement, Monotype has purchased Mark Boulton Design for approximately $1.75 million, including inducement awards of approximately $1.0 million in restricted common stock of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., which is subject to vesting over four years based on continued employment. These shares of restricted common stock will be provided to certain employees of Mark Boulton Design in connection with their employment by Monotype. In connection with the transaction, Monotype has awarded 19,942 shares of...
April 8, 2014 Monotype Acquires Web Design Studio, Mark Boulton Design
Acquisition Brings to Monotype Expertise in Web Design and Web Publishing Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has acquired Mark Boulton Design Ltd., a seven-person Web design studio based in Cardiff, Wales, U.K. Monotype acquired all outstanding shares of Mark Boulton Design Ltd. (a privately-held company) for approximately $1.75 million , including inducement awards of approximately $1.0 million in restricted common stock of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. , which is subject to vesting over four years based on continued employment. With the acquisition, Monotype gains recognized expertise in Web design and Web publishing, markets that have been identified as strategic to the company’s growth objectives. Employees of Mark Boulton Design will continue to work from their current locations. “Mark Boulton Design brings to Monotype an intimate understanding of responsive...
April 7, 2014 Monotype Introduces the Burlingame Typeface Family
High Legibility and Versatility Combine in the Newest Design from Monotype’s Carl Crossgrove Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has introduced the 36-font Burlingame® typeface family by Carl Crossgrove , senior type designer at Monotype. The square, sans-serif design is suitable for a wide range of purposes, from branding, advertising and packaging to automotive displays, user interfaces, motion graphics, and mobile and broadcast environments. Carl Crossgrove of Monotype has created the newly available Burlingame typeface family, a highly legible design featuring 36 fonts to serve a wide variety of purposes. (Photo: Business Wire) “Burlingame is a sturdy typeface with open, clear shapes that offer high legibility, even in constrained digital settings, or in challenging print environments such as tiny pharmaceutical labels,” said Allan Haley , director of words and...
April 4, 2014 Monotype Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
Monotype Cofounder and Chairman Robert M. Givens to Retire; Current Board Member Robert L. Lentz Appointed Chairman Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced changes to its board of directors. Monotype cofounder and former president and chief executive officer, Robert M. Givens , who has served as chairman since November, 2006, is retiring as of the day following Monotype’s 2014 annual meeting of shareholders, which is expected to take place on May 5, 2014 . After his retirement, Givens will hold the title of chairman emeritus. Robert L. Lentz, a member of Monotype’s board of directors since August 2008 , has been appointed chairman of the board, and will assume these responsibilities at the time of Givens’ retirement. In 1986, Givens, together with the current president and chief executive officer, Douglas J. Shaw , founded the business that would eventually...
April 2, 2014 Gunnar Vilhjálmsson of Monotype to Present at Future of Web Design

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Monotype will be presenting at The Future of Web Design, a conference for Web designers run by Future Insights that offers workshops, creative challenges and inspiring talks. Gunnar Vilhjálmsson, senior type designer at Monotype, will present “Typography: Hand In Hand with the Electronics” at The Brewery on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

Vilhjálmsson will discuss how optimized typefaces designed for the Web and user interfaces can help improve the user experience, and how various technologies impact high-quality typography. He’ll highlight how many of the 20th century's most used type designs, including the Helvetica®, Gill Sans®, Frutiger® and Univers® typefaces, have been adapted and optimized for use by Web designers and developers. Vilhjálmsson will also provide insights into how typefaces have been meticulously and consistently adapted to support new technologies and mediums.

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March 20, 2014 Monotype Typeface Designs Honored by Type Directors Club at TDC 2014 Competition
Woburn, MA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Three typefaces from Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, were recognized at the TDC 2014 Typeface Design Competition held by the Type Directors Club of New York City. Certificates of excellence in typeface design went to the Metro® Nova and Pizza Press typefaces, designed by Toshi Omagari and Terrance Weinzierl, respectively, from the Monotype Studio; and the MZhiHei™ (蒙納幟黑) typeface from Monotype Hong Kong, created by a team of designers led by Kenneth Kwok. Metro Nova was also honored with a judge’s choice award. All three typefaces will be shown in an international touring exhibition beginning this summer along with 24 other winning entries selected from nearly 200 submissions from 29 countries. The typefaces will also be published in the TDC’s hardbound annual, “Typography 35.” “The TDC represents one of the world’s most...
March 10, 2014 Monotype to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Smid Cap Conference
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has announced that Doug Shaw , Monotype’s president and chief executive officer, and Scott Landers , the company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Smid Cap Conference in Boston on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 , at 8:45 a.m. EDT . Monotype’s live webcast will be accessible using the following link: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/baml/smidcap2014/id69102151004.cfm The audio portion of the webcast will also be available for replay through the Investors section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The webcast will be archived on the company’s website for approximately one year following the event. About Monotype Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Based in...
March 4, 2014 Join Monotype and Pearson Education at SXSW Interactive for Type 3.0: Intelligent Type for Publishing
Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Steve Matteson, Monotype’s creative type director, together with Blair Brown, associate director of design at Pearson Education, will present "Type 3.0: Intelligent Type for Publishing" as part of a panel discussion at the 2014 South By Southwest® (SXSW®) Interactive Conference and Festival, March 7-11, 2014, in Austin, Texas. From user experience to immersive reading, Steve and Blair will discuss the latest practices in choosing the right typefaces and layout to optimize a reader’s digital experience. The presentation takes place on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the San Jacinto Ballroom at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin. “Typefaces give form to language. Everyday correspondence, the news, advertising or the next best-selling novel carry a message that can be enhanced by choice of typeface,” said Matteson. “We’ll examine how newly optimized typefaces designed for the Web and e-reader environments can help improve the reading...
February 26, 2014 Gay Warren Gaddis Joins Monotype Board of Directors
Gaddis is Founder of T3, Largest Independent Advertising Agency Owned by a Woman in the U.S. Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced that Gay Warren Gaddis , founder and chief executive officer of the advertising agency, T3 (The Think Tank), has been appointed to its board of directors. “We’re very excited to welcome Gay to the board of directors,” said Doug Shaw , president and chief executive officer of Monotype. “She brings a strong combination of brand expertise and an entrepreneurial perspective – qualities that will be of great value to Monotype, particularly as we move forward in helping brands to optimize content and ensure brand integrity in an increasingly digital world.” Gaddis founded T3 in 1989, and today the company is the largest independent advertising agency owned by a woman in the U.S., with 200 employees and more than $200 million in...
February 25, 2014 Join Monotype at Typography Day 2014; Gunnar Vilhjálmsson to Present on Innovations in Arabic Type
Pune, India (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Monotype will be presenting at Typography Day 2014, an international conference devoted to addressing issues faced by type designers, type users and type educators. This year’s conference theme is typography and culture. Gunnar Vilhjálmsson, senior type designer at Monotype, will present “The Ruq’ah style and its role in Arabic typography” at the Symbiosis Institute of Design in Pune, India. The presentation will take place on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at 9:45 a.m. Vilhjálmsson will discuss how Ruq’ah developed in the hands of Ottoman authorities as one of the official scripts during the height of the empire’s bureaucracy, and why Ruq’ah spread over the Arab world to become the most commonly used style of handwriting. During the presentation, Vilhjálmsson will examine Ruq’ah typefaces made in the nineteenth century and look at some of the challenges type designers had to overcome when designing a Ruq’ah typeface. For more information about Typography...
February 21, 2014 Wladimir Klitschko KOs Illiteracy with Fundraising “Fist Font” for Fans That Packs a Real Punch
Hamburg, Germany (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 As part of a unique charity project, http://www.klitschko-vs-illiteracy.com, Wladimir Klitschko, the longest-reigning IBF, WBO & IBO heavyweight champion in history, has covered his famous fists in blue paint and punched the 26 letters of the alphabet onto canvases to create a unique, distinctive font. Fans across the world can download for free Wladimir Klitschko’s fist-painted font from typeface provider Monotype at its e-commerce website, http://www.linotype.com/KLITSCHKOvsILLITERACY . Voluntary monetary contributions will go to the Klitschko Brothers Foundation in partnership with German charity organization BILD’s “A Heart for Children” charity http://www.ein-herz-fuer-kinder.de to combat illiteracy internationally. The art prints created by Wladimir Klitschko will also be auctioned live on Ebay over the next 10 days at http://shop.ebay.de/merchant/ein.herz.fuer.kinder. Wladimir Klitschko said: “Charity means to give something back...
February 20, 2014 Monotype Launches the Brand Perfect Annual, Created by Renowned Designer, Jeremy Leslie
London, England (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Brand Perfect, an initiative by Monotype, launches its first ever printed Brand Perfect™ Annual, created by Jeremy Leslie, one of the U.K.’s most respected authorities in design and head of his own studio, magCulture. Published by Monotype, a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, the Brand Perfect Annual was designed by Leslie with assistance in art direction from James Fooks-Bale and Dan Rhatigan, creative director and type director at Monotype, respectively. Using a variety of typefaces, the annual comprises features on branding, design, typography, technology, digital media and a special section devoted to transport and travel. The different sections are highlighted by the use of complementary typefaces. For example, an article by design consultant Dave Cochrane is set in Adrian Frutiger’s famous Frutiger® design, used extensively throughout the world, such as in various...
February 13, 2014 Monotype Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.(Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2013. Fourth quarter 2013 highlights Revenue for the quarter was a record $43.0 million, a 10 percent increase year-over-year. Operating income increased nine percent year-over-year to $13.0 million, or 30 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net adjusted EBITDA increased 11 percent to $18.3 million, or 42 percent of revenue. Cash flow from operations was $15.3 million. Full year 2013 highlights 2013 revenue was $166.6 million, an increase of 11 percent year-over-year. Operating income increased nine percent year-over-year to $50.7 million, or 30 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net adjusted EBITDA increased 11 percent to $71.0 million, or 43 percent of revenue. Cash and cash equivalents stood at $78.4 million, an...
February 6, 2014 Join Monotype for a Letter Exchange Lecture on the Evolution of the Gill Sans Typeface Family
London, England (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Dan Rhatigan, type director at Monotype, will present a Letter Exchange lecture on the growth and evolution of the Gill Sans® typeface family at The Art Workers’ Guild in London. He will present “Gill Sans after Gill,” which examines how the Gill Sans family was developed and produced into typefaces by the Monotype Drawing Office. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.     Rhatigan will discuss the evolution of the Gill Sans family, released in 1928. He will also share how Gill Sans was developed and produced by the Monotype Drawing Office and provide an overview of the detailed production methods used by the draftsmen and technicians of the Monotype Works in Salfords, England, who turned Gill’s concept of sans serif letterforms into fully realized typefaces. Rhatigan will provide examples of the ample drawings, samples and correspondence held in the Monotype archive. Letter...
January 17, 2014 Monotype Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results Release and Conference Call
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, and host a related conference call at 8:30 a.m. eastern time that day. Douglas J. Shaw, president and chief executive officer, and Scott E. Landers, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss Monotype's fourth quarter and full year financial results ended Dec. 31, 2013. Individuals who are interested in listening to the audio webcast should log on to the "Investors" portion of the "About Us" section of Monotype's website at www.monotype.com. The live call can also be accessed by dialing 877-941-6009 (domestic) or 480-629-9818 (international) using passcode 4664288. If individuals are unable to listen to the live call, the audio webcast will be archived in the "Investors" portion...
January 15, 2014 Join Monotype at the 7th International Connected Vehicles Conference; Dr. Nadine Chahine to Present on Typefaces and Their Role in Helping to Reduce Driver Distraction
Woburn, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Dr. Nadine Chaine, Arabic type and legibility specialist for Monotype, will present on type and legibility at the International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC) 7th International Connected Vehicle Conference, Jan. 29-31, 2014, at the Linder Congress Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany. Scheduled for Jan. 29 at 2:20 p.m., Chahine will present, "Typefaces, Branding and Legibility," examining how typefaces can be designed for brand identity and legibility, while helping to reduce driver distraction. Chahine will discuss why using typefaces optimized for quick glances - the time drivers spend looking away from the road while interacting with in-vehicle displays and driving - can help to reduce the average duration of glance time per subject. She will also share how brands can implement the principles behind this research while maintaining brand identity. Chahine will provide an overview of how brands can leverage type to help reduce driver distraction...
January 14, 2014 Monotype is Now the Exclusive Provider of More Than 100 Typefaces fromThe Foundry Collection by David Quay and Freda Sack
Woburn, MA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, is now the exclusive provider of more than 100 typefaces from The Foundry, a U.K.-based typeface design company owned and operated by typeface designers, David Quay and Freda Sack. The agreement also marks the first time that all the fonts from The Foundry are available as Web fonts and for licensing beyond traditional desktop applications. The Foundry fonts are available as Web fonts from Monotype through Fonts.com Web Fonts or as a self-hosted option. Extended licenses are also available to use fonts in e-publications, mobile apps, server-based applications, consumer devices and other products. "David and Freda are known for premium-quality typefaces, and their designs have been sought and used by ad agencies, businesses and design professionals across the globe," said Allan Haley, director of...
January 8, 2014 Monotype to Present at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has announced that Doug Shaw, Monotype's president and chief executive officer, and Scott Landers, the company's senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the 16 th Annual Needham Growth Conference on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at 8:40 a.m. EST in New York City. The presentation will be webcast live and will also be available for replay through the Investors section of Monotype's website at www.monotype.com. The webcast will be archived on the company's website for approximately one year following the event. About Monotype Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Based in Woburn, Mass., Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices....

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