Unlike the much-publicized TypeKit (dubbed “HypeKit” by Brook Elgie), Van Buren has obviously been working steadily, quietly, and has something impressive to show for it. Right now. Today.
A Web Font Service, the real thing.
Here’s a shot of the top of the Kernest home page:
Here’s the middle of the page, with a rotating list of some “suggested” fonts.
At the bottom of the home page it breaks the fonts down into categories for an easy search:
Note: Garrick Van Buren and I have been in touch, and I’m hoping he’ll agree to an interview.
I have not had time to fully analyze what he’s done, but I’ve taken a bunch more screen shots and will be looking closely and analyzing over the coming days. (Unfortunately, today is a travel day for me. Later… And Kudos to Garrick and Kernest!)