The New Wave of Indian Type - Library - Google Design

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Studying the open source, collaborative work of Indian typographers, as a model for global font design
articles  design  india  language 
7 days ago by gmisra
This has been one of the motivations behind Ek Type offering their pan-Indian type projects Mukta and Baloo as open source projects. The collective released the full source code for Mukta under a free and open source license so that its huge range of high-quality glyphs can serve as raw materials for students to learn type design, and for other type designers to do original work in different Indic scripts. Anyone can download the source code for an open source font like Mukta from Github and ‘fork’ it into their own offshoot of the design. Just as Bhandary’s Mina was based on Exo, the code for one font can aid in the development of something entirely new.
typography  opensource 
9 days ago by janpeuker