November Hebrew Condensed

Design Concept

Sometimes there are situations when a friendly typeface is too imposing. Sometimes you just want to use a typeface to get the job done. November Condensed is a rational, utilitarian typeface inspired by street signage. Unlike most signage types it also handles long texts with ease.

While most tool-based typefaces feature angled terminals, November’s end strokes are always straight, anticipating the following letter, creating distinctive counterspaces that support the visual rhythm of the words.

november hebrew counters

Widths

November is available in three logical widths, which offer complete typographic palette for the most demanding designers. The Condensed and Compressed versions solve setting long words and sentences next to short words set in the regular width version of November.

november hebrew widths

Symbols & Arrows

November Condensed is ideally suited for the information signage and wayfinding projects, and includes a collection of transportation and travel-related signs, symbols, icons, and various sets of arrows.

november symbols

International Typography

When the job takes you around the globe, November is ready to go with you. Supporting not only Hebrew script, but also Arabic, Cyrillic, Greek and Latin, November is ready to get down to business in over 200 languages.

november latin cyrillic greek hebrew arabic

Typographic Matchmaking

Unlike the Latin writing script, the Hebrew doesn’t have case, which makes it challenging to combine various scripts on same line of text. When setting the text in lower case, Hebrew may appear taller. When setting Latin in capitals, Hebrew looks too small. That’s why November Hebrew includes Small Caps, which are ideal for combining Latin and Hebrew next to each other.

hebrew latin matchmaking condensed

Numerals

The Latin version of November includes various numerals sets — lining numerals for use with capitals, ranging numerals for combining with lower case. Hebrew set includes a special hybrid set of numerals, higher than small caps, but lower than the Latin lining numerals.

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Author

The Latin and Greek versions of November were designed by Peter Biľak and released in 2016. In 2021, Eirini Vlachou consulted on and helped to review the Greek update, which is currently in use. Nikola Djurek assisted with the production of the Latin fonts. Irina Smirnova designed the Cyrillic version. Kristyan Sarkis designed the Arabic, and Peter Biľak with Daniel Grumer designed the Hebrew. Arya Purohit designed the original Devanagari and Tamil versions, which were updated in 2021. The Tamil version has been redesigned from the ground up by Aadarsh Rajan. Hitesh Malaviya led the redesign of the Devanagari version, with contributions from Shuchita Grover and Parimal Parmar. Akaki Razmadze designed the Georgian version. The Armenian was designed by Peter Biľak in consultation with Gor Jihanian and Khajag Apelian. Hai Liang provided his invaluable linguistic and technical knowledge to improve the fonts, and produced the current version in each of the languages.