Dubai Introduces Its Own Font, Lauding Free Expression It Does Not Permit | NY Times

Dubai has long had a taste for the finer things in life. The influential Persian Gulf city has been home to the world’s tallest building, a hotel that offers guests private butlers and 24-karat-gold iPads, and even a bakery that sold gold-laced cupcakes for roughly $1,000 each.

Now it is getting attention for a slightly less flashy effort that may soon be coming to a word-processing program near you: Dubai has made its own font.

Källa: Dubai Introduces Its Own Font, Lauding Free Expression It Does Not Permit – The New York Times

Typographic Doubletakes | Hoefler&Co

While good typefaces have prodigious families of carefully related styles, some of the best typography builds unexpected relationships between unrelated fonts. Here are five ways to create typographic connections, to help keep your design engaging and inventive.

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