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Development of an open source font for the signage system of the Federal University of Espírito Santo

Merlo, Cassio Ferreira; Gomes, Ricardo Esteves;

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This paper deals with the critical thinking involved in developing a typeface for the signage system in the campus of the Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES), considering as its main objective the maximum legibility at distance. We sought to develop a typeface that is suitable for this purpose, starting from other typefaces distributed under open source software license.

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Palavras-chave: design de tipos, tipografia, sinalização, type design,

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DOI: 10.5151/designpro-CIDI-151

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Merlo, Cassio Ferreira; Gomes, Ricardo Esteves; "Development of an open source font for the signage system of the Federal University of Espírito Santo", p. 1586-1596 . In: In Coutinho, Solange G.; Moura, Monica; Campello, Silvio Barreto; Cadena, Renata A.; Almeida, Swanne (orgs.). Proceedings of the 6th Information Design International Conference, 5th InfoDesign, 6th CONGIC [= Blucher Design Proceedings, num.2, vol.1]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, ISBN: 978-85-212-0824-2
DOI 10.5151/designpro-CIDI-151

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