mathigon (02)
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Mathigon is a result of a tiny experiment — "using tools not specifically made for type design to do type design", all characters are made with mathigon/polypad (an online tool for math-related education). It was fun but also very time consuming to make everything work, hence there is only basic Latin glyphs available. :)

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Designer: Xiaoyuan Gao

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Xiaoyuan Gao is a Rotterdam-based freelance graphic designer, image-maker, type designer and the initiator of “notyourtype foundry”. In her practice, she loves experimenting with unconventional approaches to type design and typesetting. She sees type design (making custom characters into a font file) as making a tool for typing, just like a customised typewriter. She also enjoys creating visuals out of found images , which allows her to combine typography and imagery in playful ways.

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mathigon is under SIL Open Font License

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Being proper and sweet and nice and pleasing is a fucking nightmare. It's exhausting.

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Glyphset

Text Editor

Aa
64pt
line Height
1.7
kearning
0pt
You can type here.

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This typeface is under the The SIL Open Font License (OFL). While using the typeface, please remember to credit the typeface and type designer. You can include the credit in the colophon (if applicable) or in any other suitable location, such as when sharing your work on social media. By doing so, you help support the designer and foundry, which is particularly important for a small, new foundry that can benefit from increased visibility and recognition.

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