Fedra Sans Devanagari

Design concept

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.

Fedra Sans Devanagari early corrections

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▸

International Typography

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.

fedra sans 10 scripts

Numerals

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.

Hindi / Latin numerals

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 Sans Devanagari was designed between 2007 and 2009 by Peter Biľak and Satya Rajpurohit.

Fedra Hindi is a European Design 2009 winner and recipient of Excellence Merit at the HKDA Asia Awards 2009.

Fedra Sans Devanagari awards