Fedra Sans Devanagari is a Devanagari companion of Fedra Sans. Originally developed for visual identities, it works well on paper and computer screen. After two years in development, Fedra Hindi is Unicode compliant and comes in five weights with full support of conjuncts.
How to use Devanagari Unicode fonts
Most of layout applications such as QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign don’t directly support complex Indic languages, and use of a third-party plugins (or templates) is required.
How to use Indic fonts in Adobe applications▸
Fedra Sans is Typotheque’s most extensive font. Besides the Latin, the font family supports also Armenian, Bengali, Cyrillic, Devanagari, Greek, Hebrew, Inuktitut, Tamil writing scripts, supporting over 2 billion native speakers.
The Devanagari script is a Brahmi-derived writing system used originally to write Sanskrit. It is used in India and Nepal to write many languages, including the official language of the Indian government. Fedra Sans Devanagari is a dual script typeface supporting Latin and Devanagari. The typefaces comes with proportional lining figures as default for both scripts.
The Indian numeral system is commonly referred to in the West as the Hindu-Arabic numeral system or even Arabic numerals, since it reached Europe through the Arabs.
Author & Awards
Fedra Hindi is a European Design 2009 winner and recipient of Excellence Merit at the HKDA Asia Awards 2009.