Together with Fontself, Adobe has just released a new type of font rendering technology, known as OpenType-SVG color fonts.
It’s explained on Adobe’s official website that OpenType-SVG is a font format in which an OpenType font has all or just some of its glyphs represented as Scalable Vector Graphics artwork.
This new technology allows display of multiple colors and gradients in a single glyph; the term is also referred as ‘color fonts’.
The ‘color fonts’ are also capable of being used in Adobe’s design programs including Illustrator.
Letting users design fonts with unique colors, patterns and gradients; the new standard allows color information to be stored in a font and could change the way people interact with type.
Users can easily find different color fonts such as Trajan Color Concept and EmojiOne Color in their programs’ font menus – Visit ‘color fonts‘ to read more.
However, as it is noted, there is also possibility to not see the fonts’ full potential since some programs don’t have the full support for the color elements yet.
Teaming up with Fontself, they’re inviting users to follow them to discover original projects that power ‘color fonts’ and to learn some tips to create their own color fonts with Fontself Maker. The extension enables users to create fonts in Illustrator CC& Photoshop CC.
When it comes to the free fonts mentioned, designers can find a wide range of offerings which have been created by 5 artists from different countries such as Argentina, Denmark, Germany and the US.
For users who are keen on getting some vibrant and original free fonts, the countdown has already begun and you still have 2 days to visit the Fontself download page.