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Montserrat Webfont

Montserrat webfont package, optimized for Bower and gulp-flatten. Contains font files, less, scss, and CSS.

Use

  1. Use Bower to install the montserrat package
bower install montserrat-webfont --save
  1. Use Wiredep to wire appropriate dependencies into right places, or link manually to
  • css/montserrat-webfont.min.css
  • less/montserrat-webfont.less
  • scss/montserrat-webfont.scss

Font Info

Montserrat

Version

Version 1.0.0

Description

The old posters and signs in the traditional neighborhood of Buenos Aires called Montserrat inspired me to design a typeface that rescues the beauty of urban typography from the first half of the twentieth century. The goal is to rescue what is in Montserrat and set it free, under a free, libre and open source license, the SIL Open Font License.

As urban development changes this place, it will never return to its original form and loses forever the designs that are so special and unique. To draw the letters, I rely on examples of lettering in the urban space. Each selected example produces its own variants in length, width and height proportions, each adding to the Montserrat family. The old typographies and canopies are irretrievable when they are replaced.

There are other revivals, but those do not stay close to the originals. The letters that inspired this project have work, dedication, care, color, contrast, light and life, day and night! These are the types that make the city look so beautiful.

This is the Regular family, and it has two sister families so far, Alternates and Subrayada families. Many of the letterforms are special in the Alternates family, while .

Copyright

Copyright (c) by Julieta Ulanovsky

Licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.

Vendor

Julieta Ulanovsky

Vendor URL

http://montserrat.zkysky.com.ar/en

Webfont SIL OFL Compliance

Font files in /fonts are taken directly form Author's repository, no modification, subclassing or anything that would break Functional Equivalence was done to font files, thus allowing this package to use name Montserrat.

Development Info

Credits

The project is inspired by the Playfair Display webfont package.

License

Software: Licensed under the MIT License (MIT)

Fonts: Licensed under version 1.1 of the SIL Open Font License