Meet Noto: The Latest, Most Inclusive Font

Nov 17, 2016 | Grammar and Usage

LinkbaitIMAGE-2Move over TNR!


Say “so long,” Calibri!


There’s a new font in town.


You may not have heard of the “tofu” problem, but you have almost certainly experienced it. If you visit a website or open a document that can’t display a particular character, you’ll see a white box symbol resembling a cube of tofu. Now Google has a solution.


The Noto font project (it’s a mashup of ‘NO more TOfu’) has been a labor of love, taking five years to reach its conclusion. But the result is an open source Noto font family which Google says includes “every symbol in the Unicode standard, covering more than 800 languages and 110,000 characters”.


Learn more about Noto and see it in action here.


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