Fedra Serif A

Design concept

Fedra Serif is a multilingual contemporary serif typeface with each style supporting over 90 languages including Greek polytonic and Cyrillic. Fedra Serif A is a low-contrast version with short ascenders and descenders intended to work mainly in extremely small sizes.
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Numerals

All weights of Fedra Serif include nine different kinds of numerals. Default numerals are ranging, or OsF (Old-style proportional Figures) for use in running text. Proportions of text figures are similar to ascenders and descenders of lower case characters. Lining figures for use with capitals letters, because their proportions match the height of caps. Small caps figures to match the height of small capitals. Tabular (both Lining and OsF), Superior and Inferior figures, and finally Circled and Circled inverted are available in our OpenType fonts.
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OpenType features

Fedra Serif includes a wealth of advanced OpenType layout features. Read the PDF instructions, or go to features section .

Symbols

For situations where simple letters are not enough, each weight of Fedra includes a collection of symbols, arrows, pictograms and alternative characters.

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Styles

Fedra Serif comes in four weights, each accompanied by Italics and Small Capitals. While Italics are separate font files, Small Caps can be activated as OpenType feature. Also Italic fonts include Small Caps.

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International Typography

Typotheque OpenType Pro fonts support all European languages, covering Latin-based (Western, Central and Eastern European, Baltic, Turkish), Cyrillic-based, and Greek-based languages. Such large multilingual fonts are sometimes referred to as Pan-European or WGL4 fonts.

We also offer a separate Arabic and Hebrew version of Fedra Serif.

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Math

Fedra Serif Pro contains also a set of characters for science and mathematics. Since it seems that there is no clearly defined mathematical character set, we made our own set designed to cover most common mathematical notation, including the entire Greek alphabet.

Authors

Fedra Serif was designed in 2003 by Peter Biľak. In 2005 the OpenType Pro version was released with Cyrillic designed by Gayaneh Bagdasaryan.