Monotype, one of the world’s leading creators and distributors of typefaces, has for the first time launched the sale of digital font created in Turkmenistan on its MyFonts platform.
The font called Garagum was created by Belli Creative studio, the Turkmenistan-based design studio that has been offering its services in branding and graphics industry since 2014.
The design studio told Business Turkmenistan on Tuesday that the font has 238 glyph count, 13 alternates and several technical characteristics of ligatures, including the diacritics required for writing not only in Turkmen, but also in most Western European languages.
The company said the design studio's specialists worked for around four months on the creation of the Garagum font.
More information on the technical specifications of Garagum font can be found on MyFonts platform. There is also a special section on the Belli Creative website featuring the aesthetic features and possibilities of the font.
Founded in 1887, Monotype is known for producing some of the world's most widely used typefaces such as Times New Roman, Arial, and Gill Sans. The company’s Myfonts platform, which has been operating since 2000, contains about 60,000 fonts and is the world's largest digital fonts distributor.