New fonts added on Google Fonts — 14 December 2018

New fonts added on Google Fonts — 14 December 2018

These are the font families that were added in the Google Fonts library this week. You can find details and download links below.

  1. Aleo

    • Language support: Latin Extended
    • Includes 6 styles: 3 weights (300 light, 400 regular, 700 bold), plus matching italics
    • License: SIL Open Font License → Licenses explained
    • Designed by Alessio Laiso, Kevin Conroy

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  2. B612

    • Language support: Latin
    • Includes 4 styles: 2 weights (400 regular, 700 bold) with matching italics
    • License: SIL Open Font License → Licenses explained
    • Highly legible font family, designed and tested to be used on aircraft cockpit screens. Its design makes it particularly suitable for degraded contexts (ensuring legibility and readability of data), with a positive effect on reducing visual fatigue and cognitive load. Particular attention was given to the uniformity of the typeface, whether being used for isolated terms, reading information on a map, mixing capital letters and numbers, waypoint lists, long or abbreviated texts, specific terms and data in the aeronautical field.
    • Designed by PolarSys, Nicolas Chauveau, Thomas Paillot, Jonathan Favre-Lamarine, Jean-Luc Vinot

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  3. B612 Mono

    • Language support: Latin
    • Includes 4 styles: 2 weights (400 regular, 700 bold) with matching italics
    • License: SIL Open Font License → Licenses explained
    • Monospaced variation of B612.
    • Designed by PolarSys, Nicolas Chauveau, Thomas Paillot, Jonathan Favre-Lamarine, Jean-Luc Vinot

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  4. Charm

    • Language support: Latin Extended, Thai, Vietnamese
    • Includes 2 styles: 2 weights (400 regular, 700 bold)
    • License: SIL Open Font License → Licenses explained
    • Handwritten Thai and Latin family. The letterforms were created using a flat tip pen on paper. It works well for Thai religious texts.
    • Designed by Cadson Demak

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  5. Major Mono Display

    • Language support: Latin Extended, Vietnamese
    • Includes 1 styles: 1 weights (400 regular)
    • License: SIL Open Font License → Licenses explained
    • All-caps monospaced geometric sans-serif with a playful attitude and multiple OpenType features.
    • Designed by Emre Parlak, Mika LaGattuta

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  6. Staatliches

    • Language support: Latin Extended
    • Includes 1 styles: 1 weights (400 regular)
    • License: SIL Open Font License → Licenses explained
    • All-caps clean cut display face with charmingly unconventional proportions. The alphabet was designed in response to Herbert Bayer’s title lettering on the cover of the first Bauhaus exhibition catalogue, which was published in 1923. It has OpenType features like alternate widths and discretionary ligatures.
    • Designed by Brian LaRossa, Erica Carras

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  7. ZCOOL KuaiLe

    • Language support: Latin, Chinese (Simplified)
    • Includes 1 styles: 1 weights (400 regular)
    • License: SIL Open Font License → Licenses explained
    • Created by a team of 100+ font design trainees under the leadership of typographer Liu Bingke.
    • Designed by ZCOOL, Liu Bingke, Yang Kang, Wu Shaojie

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  8. ZCOOL QingKe HuangYou

    • Language support: Latin, Chinese (Simplified)
    • Includes 1 styles: 1 weights (400 regular)
    • License: SIL Open Font License → Licenses explained
    • Designed by Zheng Qingke and donated to the ZCOOL font project for public use. It features innovative character shapes and rounded lines, with right angles adjusted to a rounded 4pt corner radius. The lower right corner of the radicals are notched at a 45 degree angle, which raises the visual center of the font, effectively solving readability issues due to stroke crossing.
    • Designed by ZCOOL, Zheng Qingke

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  9. ZCOOL XiaoWei

    • Language support: Latin, Chinese (Simplified)
    • Includes 1 styles: 1 weights (400 regular)
    • License: SIL Open Font License → Licenses explained
    • Contributed to the ZCOOL font project by designer Li Dawei and the team at Zuozi, who created the typeface as a gift for David’s daughter, “Little Fern”, on her third birthday. It is intended to help fill the dearth of logo-ready Chinese display fonts. The brush strokes are agile and recognizable, with spacing optimized to display at small or large sizes.
    • Designed by ZCOOL, Li Dawei

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