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Adobe Typefaces Capture Prestigious ATypl Awards

Press release from the issuing company

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Feb. 4, 2002--Adobe announced eight of its typeface designs received Certificate of Excellence awards from the world's most recognized type design competition, bukva:raz!. bukva:raz! is an international design competition organized by the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypl). ATypl recognized five Adobe fonts in the OpenType family: Arcana, Caflisch Script Pro, Minion Pro, Myriad Pro, and Waters Titling Pro. The other three winning fonts, Kinesis, Nyx and Shuriken Boy, are included in the Adobe Type Library in PostScript Type 1 format. "We are honored that fonts from both the OpenType and the Adobe Type Library families received awards at the most prestigious design contest in the world,'' said Susan Altman Prescott, vice president of cross-media publishing at Adobe. "Adobe OpenType fonts present true cross-platform portability and advanced typographic capabilities. Together with Adobe's award winning layout and design programs, such as Adobe InDesign, these products offer an excellent solution for page layout professionals.''