multilingual


Multilingual means relating to or supporting more than one language.

Articles 6

En este breve ensayo se evalúan las percepciones equivocadas acerca de la tipografía occidental en general y la pertinencia del uso de la terminología eurocéntrica en torno a los tipos.
Essays · 23 May 2012 · Spanish · 1012 words
Documentation and research that lead to design of Arabic newspaper typeface
Typeface stories · 21 March 2012 · English · 1436 words
This article presents the Diwani style of Arabic which lead to designing Thuraya, a contemporary yet faithful interpretation of the Diwani style with extensive calligraphic features.
Typeface stories · 9 May 2011 · English · 2033 words
A short essay scrutinising the general misconceptions of western typography, and the appropriateness of Euro-centric type terminology.
Essays · 3 May 2008 · English · 989 words
The art director of Collins describes the process of designing the new set of dictionaries, their history, layout and choice of type. Due to the scale at which a dictionary’s content is expressed and the particular way in which the content is read, microtypographic decisions have an unusually large effect.
Essays · 28 April 2005 · English · 4514 words

Blogs 7

Inspired by industrial signage, November Stencil gives a unique flavour to short texts and also provides surprising possibilities for colour typography and motion graphics.
13 November 2018
Typotheque launches a new type design programme, a collection of contemporary text and display fonts for the Hebrew language.
23 October 2017
After Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, Armenian, and Devanagari, Inuktitut is the seventh writing script supported by Fedra Sans
4 November 2015
Lava font was designed for magazine use, but far transcends its original application. It’s a no-nonsense workhorse typeface that can handle large quantities of text with ease.
23 September 2013
Elementar is a parametric font system designed to bring more typographic flexibility to digital screens. It consists of thousands of individual fonts in a continuum of different styles, sizes, weights and widths.
19 May 2011

Authors 1

Was born in Beirut in 1965. Author of Arabic Typography: a comprehensive sourcebook (Saqi Books, London, 2001), Experimental Arabic Type (Saatchi &...

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Typotheque Webfont Service supports all characters that our fonts support. Look up the particular font that you are interested in, and see all Glyphs that it support. For example, Fedra Sans Book supports over 2500 glyphs.
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Typotheque fonts support hundreds of languages, however not every version of every font supports every language. We usually create bi-script font versions, supporting two language writing script, for example Devanagari and Latin, but upon request we can also group various writing scripts into single font file.
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Typotheque offers a range of consultation services covering typographic conventions for various languages, optical adjustments of text, orthography and legibility issues.
Typotheque offers Multilingual Unicode Compliant Fonts in WGL4, and larger character sset supporting over 80 languages in standard Latin, Central European, Baltic, Turkish, Greek, Cyrillic, and Arabic encodings.
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