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New OT-Featured Scripts From URW

John Butler  on August 29, 2005

ColombineURW++ announces new joining versions of Gudrun Zapf von Hesse’s Colombine and Kris Holmes’ Kolibri. [PDF links] Kolibri includes swash caps, and Colombine includes four weights. Both designs can be used with or without the new joining forms which are powered by OpenType contextual alternates.

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  1. Its great to see finally old typefaces converted to OpenType. Such fonts that many never really used because of the lack of easy functionnalities as OT can provide.

    I dream to see one “Diotima pack” including the Ariadne Initials together with the Smaragd accessibles via features.

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