Typeface interweaves words and graphs

Posted to Statistical Visualization  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

Datalegreya is a new typeface by Fig that lets you intertwine a graph into the words.

Datalegreya can be used in all contexts where small space is available to synthetically display graphical data: connected objects, embedded displays, annual reports, weather report, stock prices, etc. It doesn’t need any specialized software: users just have to install it in the operating system and launch any software able to display OpenType fonts, such as Microsoft Word, Apple TextEdit, Adobe Suite etc. Standards compliance makes it equally available on the web or software embedded.

I rarely find myself searching for more space on the computer screen, and on the phone, I’d rather just scroll further down. Maybe useful on a smartwatch? Dashboard?


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