Pied Type originated on other platforms in 2002 but was moved to on September 14, 2007. It is published in Thornton, CO, USA.

Currently Pied Type is composed on a MacBook Pro running macOS High Sierra Version 10.13.4 and Chrome Version 65.0.3325.181 (Official Build) (64-bit).

The theme in use is Opti (with some customization) by Pro Theme Design.

The main title/logo font and red asterisk are Abril Fatface.

For the most part, headlines are PT Serif and body text is PT Sans.