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Copyright (c) 2010-2014, Łukasz Dziedzic (dziedzic@typoland.com),
with Reserved Font Name Lato.

This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.
This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at:
http://scripts.sil.org/OFL

This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.
This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL

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SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE Version 1.1 - 26 February 2007
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PREAMBLE
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TERMINATION
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Fonts

Lato Hairline free font

Lato Hairline | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Hairline Italic free font

Lato Hairline Italic | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Thin Thin free font

Lato Thin Thin | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Thin Thin Italic free font

Lato Thin Thin Italic | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Light free font

Lato Light | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Light Italic free font

Lato Light Italic | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Regular free font

Lato Regular | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Italic free font

Lato Italic | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Medium free font

Lato Medium | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Medium Italic free font

Lato Medium Italic | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Semibold free font

Lato Semibold | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Semibold Italic free font

Lato Semibold Italic | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Bold free font

Lato Bold | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Bold Italic free font

Lato Bold Italic | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Heavy free font

Lato Heavy | 3031 Glyphs

Lato HeavyItalic free font

Lato HeavyItalic | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Black free font

Lato Black | 3031 Glyphs

Lato Black Italic free font

Lato Black Italic | 3031 Glyphs

Font Information

Lato is a sanserif typeface family designed in the Summer 2010 by Warsaw-based designer Łukasz Dziedzic (“Lato” means “Summer” in Polish). In December 2010 the Lato family was published under the open-source Open Font License by his foundry tyPoland, with support from Google. In 2013-2014, the family was greatly extended to cover 2300+ glyphs per style. It now supports 100+ Latin-based languages, 50+ Cyrillic-based languages as well as Greek and IPA phonetics. In the process, the metrics and kerning of the family have been revised and four additional weights were created.

In the last ten or so years, during which Łukasz has been designing type, most of his projects were rooted in a particular design task that he needed to solve. With Lato, it was no different. Originally, the family was conceived as a set of corporate fonts for a large client — who in the end decided to go in different stylistic direction, so the family became available for a public release.

When working on Lato, Łukasz tried to carefully balance some potentially conflicting priorities. He wanted to create a typeface that would seem quite “transparent” when used in body text but would display some original traits when used in larger sizes. He used classical proportions (particularly visible in the uppercase) to give the letterforms familiar harmony and elegance. At the same time, he created a sleek sanserif look, which makes evident the fact that Lato was designed in 2010 — even though it does not follow any current trend.

The semi-rounded details of the letters give Lato a feeling of warmth, while the strong structure provides stability and seriousness. “Male and female, serious but friendly. With the feeling of the Summer,” says Łukasz.

Lato consists of nine weights (plus corresponding italics), including a beautiful hairline style.

Downloads:1,567,301
Uploaded on:December 20, 2010
Designed by:tyPoland Lukasz Dziedzic
Classification: Sans Serif
Tags:Bold, Contemporary, Headings, Heavy, Light, Oblique, Paragraph, Sans, Grotesque, Sans, Humanist, Ultra Light
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