Last Kickstarter Update & Going Forward
As you all have hopefully noticed and heard from our various direct email updates, Font Awesome 5 Free and Pro have launched. Our team is burning down the... Read more
Alpha Release + Timeline
First up, we’d like to apologize. We’re a small team of 4, and we’ve been trying to find the right balance between interacting with the community and getting work... Read more
336 New Icons & Updated Release Date
Hey again lovely Kickstarter Backers! We've been hard at work cranking away on icons and everything else in between. We wanted to update you on a few things.
Release Date... Read more
Repo Update & Swag Survey Cutoff
Swag Survey Cutoff
BackerKit does a great job sending lots of emails to get you to complete your surveys. So if you ordered a shirt or mug, please please please... Read more
Icon Update, Mugs, & Sponsored Icons
New Icons Added to Repo
We've just added a fresh batch of icons to the Font-Awesome-Pro repo. It's the first look at the 3 styles -- solid, outline, and thin... Read more
Swag Sharing + Mug Mishaps
Happy Tuesday, Backers!
It looks like many of you have received your shirts, stickers, magnets, and mugs. For those of you still waiting, we're prepping and getting the last shipments... Read more
Swag Extras and BackerKit Address Update Cutoff
Swag Extras are Awesome!
Hello lovely Font Awesome backers! We just got our swag upgrade stickers and magnets in-house, so we wrote up a whole article on how awesome they... Read more
Icons, T-shirts, Moderators, & FA.com
Icons & Expectations
Please keep in mind that this is the slowest part of designing the icon set. We're currently designing icons slower than we'll need to to make the... Read more
Font Awesome Accounts — Try #2
We screwed this up once.
Things should be fixed now, we think.
Give it a shot, please!
Okay, folks. We’re pretty certain we’ve fixed the root causes from FA Accounts... Read more
FA Account Invites & Update
Well, that was embarrassing.
We've just totally bungled the initial launch of your Font Awesome accounts. We had 2 separate issues hit us in production that never showed up on... Read more
Font Awesome Accounts
We were hoping to send out Font Awesome account invites last week, but they're not quite ready. Should be ready in the next couple of days. We're very sorry for... Read more
Changes to Mug Designs, Invoices, & Early Access!
Changes to Mug Designs
First, our apologies. There was a mis-communication with our mug supplier in Poland, and we're more limited in mug colors than we thought (we thought all... Read more
BackerKit and Invoices
About 80% of you have answered your BackerKit survey (which we need to send your rewards!), which is fantastic! As a reminder, this is the last chance you'll have... Read more
Timeline, surveys, invoices, dropped pledges, and more!
Okay, folks. We've got a lot to talk about in this update. PLEASE read all of it so you don't miss anything.
Earlier this month, the entire Font Awesome... Read more
As a heads up, Kickstarter takes a couple of weeks to collect pledges and get back to us with who the final backers are. We cannot give invoices until that's... Read more
Thank you. Seriously.
Dear Awesome Backers,
Wow...Just wow. Thanks to all of your incredible support, you reached every stretch goal we could think of!Again, we are just so humbled and amazed and... Read more
You all are ridiculously awesome. Seriously.
Last night around 3am EST, the Font Awesome Kicstarter crossed the $1M mark, meaning that the SVG framework and JS components will be open... Read more
So close to more sprinkles!
Okay, wow. I really was not expecting this. We're at $950k already with just 16 hours left in the campaign!
We can do this!
Please help us get to $1M... Read more
$900k reached and less than 24 hours left!
Want to help us share the... Read more
Stretch goal crushed + give an Awesome gift!
1. Font Awesome Community + Voting!
You all just crushed through the $800k goal and funded the Font Awesome Community + Voting platform! And that makes 35 icon category packs... Read more
New stretch goals and more sprinkles in Font Awesome Free!
First off, thank you all for the ridiculously awesome support. Last weekend we reached our $700k stretch goal and our 31st icon pack! That means backers now get access to... Read more
Updated $700k stretch goal + 29th icon pack!
Happy Tuesday, wonderful Kickstarter backers!
Again, thank you all for blowing away our expectations on the Font Awesome 5 Kickstarter. We're fast approaching $650k and our 29th icon pack.That... Read more
Hear the Font Awesome Story + New Stretch Goals!
Have we mentioned today just how blown away we are with you all? THANK YOU for supporting and helping Font Awesome be more Awesome!
The Font Awesome Story
We're HUGE... Read more
iOS + Android support for Font Awesome!!!
Wow...we are just blown away by all the love and support!!! You guys rock!!!
Thanks to each of you, we are going to be able to add iOS + Android... Read more
Early backer rewards extended!
After such an Awesomely-unexected reception during the first week of the Kickstarter, we're extending early backer rewards for the duration of the Kickstarter!
For those of you on a non-early... Read more
Extending Early Backer Rewards!
Okay, we admit it. We've been terrible at letting folks know about when the early backer rewards are ending. And because reception has been so far above and beyond what... Read more
New Stretch Goals!
Funded Stretch Goals
You guys are crushing it! You blew through all of our 11 initial stretch goals before we could even keep up. So far you've earned:
- 10 Icon... Read more
571% backed in a day!
Okay, first and foremost, thank you!!! Because of you, we were completely funded in less than 5 hours. And in the day since we launched, over 5,033 of... Read more