URW Geometric typeface
URW Geometric is a modern font family the roots of which could easily be traced back to the famous German geometric typefaces, connected to the Bauhaus style, that were very popular in the 1920s. It shares many features with its predecessors like the overall appearance and the ultimate legibility. However, this font family has a lot of its own that defines its unique individual look and the great compliance with the modern requirements – the optimized proportions and balance, increased x-height, decreased ascenders and descenders. Also, there are some special glyphs that deserve a mention like the hashtag and e-mail signs. All these make URW Geometric font family very harmonious, solid, reliable and functional. Overall, this simple typeface will be suitable for large number of applications both for longer and shorter text.
URW Geometric font family comprises 10 weights – Thin, Extra Light, Light, Regular, Medium, Semi Bold, Bold, Extra Bold, Heavy and Black that interact with each other in a rather harmonious fashion. Each of them comes with its great oblique version. Each style offers none less than 611 characters. Many useful OpenType features are provided like alternates, ligatures, case sensitive forms, numerators and denominators, superscripts and subscripts, tabular figures, fractions, etc. The language support is also very rich, covering many languages based on the Latin alphabet.
URW Geometric font family is designed by the Sweden based German designer Jörn Oelsner for the famous URW++ type foundry. Once again this foundry releases a great font family that will take its well deserved place in its formidable font library.
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Supported languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Asu, Basque, Bemba, Bena, Bosnian, Breton, Catalan, Chiga, Congo Swahili, Cornish, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Embu, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, Ganda, German, Gusii, Hawaiian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Jola-Fonyi, Kabuverdianu, Kalaallisut, Kalenjin, Kamba, Kikuyu, Kinyarwanda, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luo, Luyia, Machame, Makhuwa-Meetto, Makonde, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Manx, Maori, Meru, Morisyen, North Ndebele, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Nyankole, Oromo, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Romansh, Rombo, Rundi, Rwa, Samburu, Sango, Sangu, Sena, Serbian (Latin), Shambala, Shona, Slovak, Slovenian, Soga, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Swiss German, Taita, Teso, Tongan, Uzbek (Latin), Vietnamese, Vunjo, Welsh, Zuluu
Designers: Jörn Oelsner