Earlier today a brand new website entirely dedicated to a single typeface family went live. Erik Spiekermann's FF Meta Serif – one of last year's most significant typeface releases – can be accessed on www.metaserif.com. The microsite is published by FontShop International and was designed by Florian Hardwig/Malte Kaune.
The microsite features five sections.
The Story of Meta Serif recounts the origin of the design and the creation process through the original correspondence between the designers, with sketches and character drawings illustrating the story.Facts & Figures includes all you need to know about the technical specifications: OpenType Layout Features, Packages, Language Support.FF Meta & FF Meta Serif compares FF Meta Serif to its sans sibling FF Meta, the most influential sans serif of the digital revolution.Glyph Poster offers a glimpse at all 709 glyphs of FF Meta Serif Pro in a poster designed by Erik van Blokland, downloadable in PDF format.In-Use Gallery allows you to submit your designs created with FF Meta Serif or pictures of FF Meta Serif spotted in the wild. Every season's best gallery entry wins a copy of FontBook.