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Diagramming with bling: VRT updates free stencils for LibreOffice

Diagramming with bling: VRT updates free stencils for LibreOffice

Annoyed with much dated networking stencils in free diagramming software? Mark Oellermann of VRT, an Australian systems integration company, fixed that for you.

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MyPaint gets SAI brushes, Krita goes for Alchemy’s pull shapes

MyPaint gets SAI brushes, Krita goes for Alchemy’s pull shapes

Can you feel it in the air? There seems to be an urge to port useful features from less actively into more actively developed software projects.

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Adobe releases Source Sans Pro, their first open typeface

Adobe releases Source Sans Pro, their first open typeface

As unbelievable as it might seem, Adobe announced immediate availability of Source Sans Pro, their first open source font, under terms of Open Font License.

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Linux Libertine font family gets monospace style

Linux Libertine font family gets monospace style

Philipp Poll released a new version of a free Linux Libertine typeface that now features a Mono style for use in code examples, listings and suchlike.

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GIMP Paint Studio updated for GIMP 2.8

GIMP Paint Studio updated for GIMP 2.8

Ramón Miranda released a brand new version of GIMP Paint Studio, a project that improves painting experience for GIMP users.

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Paratype releases PT Mono typeface

Paratype releases PT Mono typeface

Somewhat traditionally at the end of the year Paratype released another free open source font; this time it's PT Mono, an episode 3 next to PT Sans and PT Serif.

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News Cycle font gets Greek and Cyrillic support

News Cycle font gets Greek and Cyrillic support

Nathan Willis released a new version of his News Cycle typeface which is a free (OFL) digital version of ATF News Gothic from 1908.

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5 free typography projects you still can support this year

5 free typography projects you still can support this year

It's the end of the year, and there are some interesting free typography related fundraisers about to end or getting closer to that state.

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Subtle patterns available for GIMP

Subtle patterns available for GIMP

If you've been watching trends in web design closely in the last couple of years, you couldn't possibly ignore rise and shine of subtle patterns (as opposed to in-your-face heavy patterns from late 90s).

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Mint Spirit fonts project started to improve Linux Mint identity

Mint Spirit fonts project started to improve Linux Mint identity

Hirwen Harendal of ADF fame has just released an alpha version of Mint Spirit—a new font family that is part of Linux Mint branding.

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