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 the latest versions of macOS and Chrome browser.

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

For the most part, headlines are PT Serif and body text is PT Sans. The title font is Luna Bar.