If you need assistance, feel free to reach out to us using the contact form on our contact page. However, we recommend checking our FAQ first, as you might find the answer you’re looking for right there.

Frequently asked questions

What is Acanski Type Co?

We are small type foundry focused on unusual display fonts offering a simple licensing model Pay-what-you-want.

What is Pay-what-you-want?

Pay-what-you-want is a purchasing option where you choose any amount, including $0, making it essentially free. But we remind you that your support helps us continue creating quality fonts for everyone.

Why don’t you sell fonts like everyone else?

We are making fonts because we love seeing them everywhere and we wanted to make them accessible to everyone. If our font helped you earn some money consider supporting our work.

What is a type foundry, anyway?

A type foundry is like a font boutique! We create and sell unique fonts for various design projects. Fonts are like stylish outfits for your text.

How do I purchase fonts from your foundry?

Just browse our collection, pick your favorite font, and hit the black button that says [Get Name-of-the-Font].
After that, choose licence option that suits to your needs, and follow the checkout process.

It is said to me that fonts are free but I’m asked to pay.

We are offering Pay-what-you-want as purchasing option where you choose any amount, including $0, making it essentially free. But we remind you that your support helps us continue creating quality fonts for everyone.

Are your fonts compatible with different software?

Absolutely! Our fonts are like chameleons; they blend seamlessly with popular design software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and many more.

Can I use your fonts for commercial projects?

Yes. Each of our licenses supports personal and commercial projects.

Do you offer free trials for your fonts?

No, we offer something better – The pay-what-you-want option.

What if I need help or have issues with a font?

Contact us. But please, if Google or chat GPT can solve your problem, spare us some time.

Can I request custom fonts for my project?

We love a good challenge! Drop us a message about your custom font needs, and let’s see if we can cook up something extra special for you.

Can I use your fonts on a website?

Yes, if you purchased an Extended license. Otherwise no.

Do you offer refunds?

Sorry, no refunds on digital goodies. Once you’ve got the font files, they’re yours to keep. Make sure to double-check your cart before hitting that checkout button!

What are OpenType features?

OpenType features are like the secret sauce for your fonts! They’re extra functionalities embedded in the font file, allowing you to customize the appearance of text. Think of it as the difference between a plain burger and one with all the toppings—OpenType features add that extra flavor.

Can you explain some common OpenType features?

Ligatures, alternate characters, and swashes are some popular OpenType features. Ligatures create seamless connections between certain letter pairs, alternates give you different character options, and swashes add those fancy, decorative flourishes. It’s like giving your text a personal touch!

How do I access OpenType features in my design software?

It’s a piece of cake! Most design software, like Adobe Illustrator or InDesign, has a panel where you can easily toggle OpenType features on or off. Just look for the “Character” or “Typography” panel, and you’ll find a treasure trove of font goodies waiting for you.

Do all fonts come with OpenType features?

Nope, not all fonts are created equal. While many of our fonts boast OpenType features, it’s always a good idea to check the font specimen or documentation to see exactly what delightful extras come with each typeface.

Can I customize OpenType features in my own way?

Absolutely! Design is all about creative freedom. Experiment with different OpenType features, mix and match characters, and find the combination that suits your project best. It’s like being the director of your own font movie!

How do I install fonts on Windows?

Piece of cake! Download your favorite font, unzip the file, then right-click on the font file (usually ending in .ttf or .otf) and select “Install.” Windows will do its magic, and your font will be ready to use in no time. Pro tip: You can also drag and drop the font file into the Fonts folder for a quick install.

How do I install fonts on a Mac?

Macs make it just as easy! Download your font, unzip the file, and double-click on the font file (ending in .ttf or .otf). The Font Book will open, and all you need to do is click “Install Font.” Boom! Your new font is now part of the Mac family.

Can I install fonts on my iPad?

Absolutely! If you’re using an iPad with iPadOS 13.1 or later, installing fonts is a breeze. Download a font on your iPad, and it will usually prompt you to open the file in the Files app. Once there, tap on the font file, and you’ll see an option to install it. Voila! Your iPad just got a typography upgrade.

Are there any limitations to installing fonts on iPad?

While iPadOS has made great strides in font handling, there are some limitations. Not all fonts are supported, and some advanced features like OpenType features may not work in all apps. Check your app’s documentation to see what font features are supported for the best experience.

Can I use installed fonts across all my software?

You got it! Once a font is installed on your Windows, Mac, or iPad, it becomes available for use in all compatible software. Whether you’re crafting documents, designing graphics, or adding flair to your iPad creations, your installed fonts are ready to shine.

What languages do your fonts support?

Check out the font specimen or documentation for details on supported languages. If you’re planning to use a less common language or have specific character needs, feel free to shoot us a message, and we’ll let you know if the font can handle it like a champ.

Can I make changes to Acanski Type Co. fonts?

Modifying Acanski Type Co. fonts is not permitted. This includes actions such as adapting, translating, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling, or creating derivative works based on our fonts. In practical terms, this means refraining from editing or modifying the Acanski Type Co. Fonts (Software) files directly within font editing software like FontLab Studio, Fontographer, Font Creator, TypeTool, BitFonter, Glyphs, FontStruct, RoboFont, and similar programs.

However, you are allowed to import characters from the fonts as graphical objects into a drawing program such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, etc., and make modifications to these graphical objects as needed. This offers a creative way to enhance your designs while adhering to our usage guidelines.

I intend to share templates featuring your fonts. Can I provide the font files as a download?

No, redistributing the font files is not permitted. However, you are welcome to include links directing others to the source where they can obtain the fonts. This way, people can easily access and download the fonts themselves.

Can I share your fonts with clients?

No, each license is valid for a single computer. If you need to send your work to clients, we recommend converting the text to curves before sharing. This ensures your clients can view the design without requiring access to the original font files.

Can I use your free fonts for print on demand, such as T-shirts, stickers, etc.?

Yes but check what the licence you purchased covers.

I’m having trouble finding a specific glyph, letter, or sign in your font.

First, double-check if the font supports the glyph you need by looking at the Glyph Map tab on the font’s page. Hover over individual glyphs to see their Unicode values.

Afterwards, check your editing software for features that allow you to switch between available glyphs, letters, and signs. If your software lacks these capabilities, accessing the full range of glyphs in our fonts might not be possible. Consider using software that provides more comprehensive support for fonts in such cases.

Why doesn’t the font match what I saw on your website?

Users often encounter alternate characters displayed in their editing software rather than the default ones, leading to confusion.

Why can’t I locate fonts on my computer?

Begin by ensuring proper installation of your fonts. If they’re still not visible in your Font manager, try restarting your computer. Double-check the font manager for alphabetical organization, as issues may arise if your font list is extensive.

Are fonts considered intellectual property?

Absolutely. Fonts, much like music, or literary works, are crafted by real individuals and enjoy protection under specific intellectual property rights. More than just artistic creations, fonts are also regarded as software products, intricately engineered to offer features and flexibility that contribute to good design and usability.

If I copyright and/or trademark my logos using your font, does it breach the copyright license agreement?

No, it does not violate the copyright license agreement.

If I copyright and/or trademark my logo using your font, do I have to transfer any ownership of my mark to your company?

No, you are not required to transfer any ownership of your mark to our company.