Ek Type foundry unveils Indic fonts

By 11 Jan 2014

Mumbai-based Ek Type foundry, which specialises in developing fonts across Indian languages, unveiled its first offering Ek at the Kyoorius Design Yatra 2013.

image
Ek is a unicode compliant, contemporary, multi-script type family available for print and digital use. Speaking to PrintWeek India, Sarang Kulkarni, founder and type designer at Ek Type, said, "The aim was to build one harmonious family across all Indian scripts without letting the visual features of one script dominate the other."

Ek is available for Devnagari, Gujrati and Latin and will soon be ready for all the Indian languages. “The fonts are designed  by giving adequate importance to script grammar and script tradition. We produce standardised and compatible fonts in multiple weights, supporting all platforms for print and screen,” added Kulkarni. These fonts will be available for purchase online on the company's website: www.ektype.in.

Ek Type comprises of experienced type designers, researchers and academicians. Apart from developing and selling fonts, Ek Type will create documentation and awareness about Indian typography. 

In addition to this, it will mentor upcoming type designers by engaging with them in the process of design development and subsequently provide them with a platform to showcase their work.   

 

 


Events

Nov
22
Feb
01

Labelexpo India 2018 NEW!

Nov 22 - 25 Nov 2018
India Expo Centre & Mart, Grea...

PrintPack India NEW!

Feb 01 - 06 Feb 2019
India Expo Centre, Greater Noi...

Latest Poll

What is the biggest problem with commercial print firms in India?