Dubai becomes first city in world to get its own Microsoft Font

Tuesday 2nd of May 2017

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Dubai on 1 may 2017 became the original city in the world to build their own Microsoft Font.The Dubai Font premiered by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai's Crown Prince and Chairman of your Executive Council.The Executive Council of Dubai also enabled individuals to download the font from the site: www.dubaifont.com and integrate it towards the system for free.


About Dubai Font• Dubai Font is the original typeface produced by Microsoft for Dubai.• The font comes in three styles as'Dubai ','Dubai Medium'and'Dubai Light'and can also take Italics, Underlined and Bold.• The font is available these days to above 100 million users of Microsoft Office 365 surrounding the world.

• Dubai Font is made for above 180 countries and 23 languages integrating Arabic and Latin typefaces and will expand over step 2 include things like more languages.• It really is directed at reflecting the city's symbols of tolerance, happiness and respect, enabling people to convey, communicate and connect.• It's available being a free download in Open Type and Webfont formats for both Windows and Mac OS platforms.BackgroundDubai's Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan in January 2016 directed the General Secretariat of your Executive Council of Dubai to function along the design from the package of electronic fonts bearing the Dubai to include a distinctive font for any Emirate in both Arabic and English.Following this, Nadine Chahine, Type Director and Legibility Expert at Monotype UK, led design and style team of six who done anything about developing the font.

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