Fraktur letters
for The Brill

Design of Fraktur letters, for inclusion in the Brill typeface:

These letters are symbols, actually, as indicated by their Unicode codepoints, and they are spaced accordingly – as stand-alone symbols.[1]
The Brill typeface, as indicated by the lines above and below the Fraktur letters, was designed by John Hudson.
Published in January 2012 by Brill. Scholars may download the Brill typeface for free for non-commercial use.

11 February 2012


[1] To make sure that words typeset in these letters still looks fine, all Fraktur context will automatically activate alternative spacing. This has been created with help of Igino Marini and iKern. The implementation of this alternative spacing is similar to the one that drives automatic all caps spacing in Grotext™ and Litteratra®.


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