In 2017, the graphic design community is going to be shaken by a new technological and visual revolution. It will turn many creatives’ dreams into realities, perhaps hurt some feelings, and even cause outrage. But there is no turning back. Guys, get ready for color fonts!
This is a two-part blog post: you will first learn about this exciting new type technology and the creative possibilities it brings, and in Part 2 you'll get more insights on how to leverage new tools to create and use your own color fonts.
Wait, I can already change a font's color. What's the big deal about color fonts?
Well, digital typography is currently based on vector font technologies that are color agnostic, meaning that a font contains vector shapes that have no color information, and by default, most apps will apply a black fill to the characters.