The Monotype Chronicles
Columbus by Patricia Saunders.
Monotype Typography issued a CD ROM delivering over 1500 PostScript fonts for Windows and Gem Ventura users on the PC, as well as for Apple Macintosh users. It was the first font CD compatible with both the Mac and PC.
Monotype Typography issued digital versions of its much admired Arabesque and Rococo borders.
Apple Computer released the QuickDraw GX font technology providing, among other things, hanging punctuation, optical alignment, and character substitutions.
Microsoft Windows 3.1 shipped, including 13 Monotype TrueType fonts.
AGFA licensed Monotype typefaces for use within its USFT font scaling technology for printers.
Hewlett-Packard licensed Monotype TrueType typefaces for its LaserJet 4 printer.
Merrion Monotype Trust established to preserve the artifacts and machinery of Monotype hot-metal composition in the form of a Type Museum in London.
Cromas Holdings, an investment company based in Switzerland, bought the Monotype Corporation Ltd. and Monotype Inc. (excluding Monotype Typography) and five other direct subsidiary companies in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Singapore. Monotype Systems Ltd. was the adopted name for the new organization with Peter Purdy as Chairman.
Cromas Holdings reorganized its publishing interests with the formation of the International Publishing Asset Holding Ltd. effectively controlling Monotype Systems Ltd. QED Technology Ltd., and GB Techniques Ltd.
Monotype Systems Ltd. purchased Berthold Communications; the UK subsidiary of the German composing equipment supplier.
Sinclair Imaging Systems Ltd. sold by Monotype.
Monotype CD ROM launched with over 2000 fonts, including Berthold Exklusiv designs, as well as the Adobe, ITC, and Monotype libraries.
Monotype Typography issued FontMixer software providing greater flexibility in the build up of character sets and of keyboard layouts.
Delima by Chong Wah.
Perrywood by John Birkenbach
Blueprint an informal lettering-style typeface designed by Steve Matteson in Monotypes California office.
Gill Sans Book and Heavy additional weights of this popular sans family drawn in the Type Drawing Office.
Monotype Typography released BorderMaker software.
Monotype FunFonts Pack with 14 text, decorative, and script fonts, together with 11 art fonts containing over 500 assorted signs. Supplied in PostScript and TrueType formats.
quarter point, a new external house magazine under the editorship of Andrew Boag, first published by Monotype. It perpetuated the typographical emphasis and topicality of the forerunning Monotype Newsletter.
Initial release of Monotype non-Latin scripts in the PostScript format.
Ocean Sans a multiple master typeface designed by Chong Wah the first multiple master produced outside Adobe Systems.
Bulmer redrawn for digital setting and family extended by Ron Carpenter.
Monotype developed its first TrueType font for screen use, Andalé.
Ira Mirochnick becomes president of Monotype Typography.
Apple Computer and Microsoft licensed a range of Monotype non-Latin scripts.
Lotus Development Corporation licensed a range of Monotype fonts for use with its Windows, O/S2, and Macintosh products.
Strayhorn by Michael Harvey.
Plantin Headline Condensed developed from Plantin by Robin Nicholas for use as a headline face in the Yorkshire Evening Post newspaper.
Monotype CD 5.0 released, offering over 4000 typefaces.
Windows 95 released containing Monotype fonts extended to cover central/eastern European, Cyrillic, and Greek languages.
Monotype received certification from the Chinese government for its simplified Chinese fonts, the first non-PRC company to receive such certification.
Monotype released GreetingCardMaker and CertificateMaker software titles as part of a new development initiative.
Albertina redrawn for Monotype with an extended family by Frank Blokland.
Gill Sans small capitals and non-lining figures developed by Monotype.
Gill Facia designed by Colin Banks, based on letters drawn by Eric Gill in 1906 for use by the stationers, W. H. Smith.
Monotype CD 6.0 released with 300 new additions to the Monotype, Adobe, and Type Designers of the World collections.
Sun Microsystems licensed a wide range of fonts from Monotype for its Solaris operating system.
Lexmark International bundled its Workshop CD with colour inkjet printers. The CD was developed by Monotype and contains three Monotype software titles.
Monotype begins licensing fonts through its world-wide-web site monotype.com.
A number of TrueType typefaces are offered by Monotype in Enhanced Screen Quality (ESQ) form for use by multimedia publishers. Many major developers and publishers have licensed fonts from this collection, including Oxford University Press, Dorling Kindersley, and Cambridge University Press.