Jonathan (Jonny) Pinhorn is a British type designer and India enthusiast who obtained an MA in typeface design from The University of Reading (2009), based on his typeface Venkat. From 2011-2015, he worked for Indian Type Foundry in Ahmedabad, India. Jonathan is currently located in Birmingham, UK. He is working on Venkat Tamil. His typefaces:
- The free grotesque typeface Karla (2012, Google Fonts). Github link for Karla.
- Saguna (2013, Indian Type Foundry). For Gujarati.
- Teko> (2014, jointly with Manushi Parikh). Published at Google Fonts and Indian Type Foundry. Teko is an Open Source typeface that currently supports the Devanagari and Latin scripts. This font family has been created for use in headlines and other display-sized text on screen. Five font styles make up the initial release.
- Kalam (2014, with With Lipi Raval). Published by Google Fonts and Indian Type Foundry). Kalam is a handwriting-style typeface supporting the Devanagari and Latin scripts. The fonts have each been optimised for text on screen. Each font contains 1,025 glyphs, which includes many unique Devanagari conjuncts.
- The sans typeface Karmilla (2015). A ree at Open Font Library and Github.
- The Peignotian typeface Quilon (2015). A free version is available at Fontshare.
- The grotesk typeface family Caravel (2015, Indian Type Foundry).
- The geometric-but-not-quite-monolinear Touche (2015, Indian Type Foundry).
- Tillana =(2015). Done with Lipi Raval, Tillana is a casual angular script typeface for Latin and Devanagari.
- The free Latin / Devanagari geometric sans typeface Poppins (2015). The Devanagari is by Ninad Kale. The Indian Type Foundry first published Poppins in 2014. Github link. This geometric family is nearly monolinear. Anderson University recommends it as a replacement for Zuzanna Licko's Mr Eaves XL Modern. The free font Ulagadi Sans (2014-2017) is derived by Cristiano Sobral and stripped of the devanagari component.
- The creamy typeface Shrikhand (2015, Google Fonts). This typeface covers Latin and Gujarati.
- Atithi. A Gurmukhi companion to Cadson Demak's Athiti Latin and Thai typeface.
- DM Sans (2019). DM Sans is a low-contrast geometric sans serif design, intended for use at text sizes. DM Sans supports a Latin Extended glyph set, enabling typesetting for English and other Western European languages. It was released by Colophon Foundry (UK), starting from the Latin portion of ITF Poppins. Free at Google Fonts.
- Betinya Sans (2019).
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