The World’s first Complete Unicode Dingbats Font
For the first time in the entire history of Unicode standard, the full encoding range for dingbats (U + 2700 – U + 27BF) is now covered by a complete, contemporary quality font. Erler Dingbats is a spin-off of the distinguished FF Dingbats 2.0 family, and was designed as a special collaboration between designers Johannes Erler and Henning Skibbe.
While FF Dingbats 2.0 features more than 800 glyphs and is mainly a tool for professional designers, the free Erler Dingbats were created for everyday communication purposes. It includes a wide range of popular symbols and pictograms such as arrows, pens, phones, stars, crosses and checkmarks, plus 3 sets of cameo figures on round backgrounds.
Unlike other dingbats fonts which often contain a ragtag bunch of symbols in mismatched styles, the Erler Dingbats harmonize elegantly because the drawings all adhere to a common visual language.
Download Free Erler Dingbats
To help support and encourage the use of the Unicode standard, publisher FSI FontShop International is giving away the Erler Dingbats completely free of charge.
As more and more social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) and mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) are rapidly surging towards the use of Unicode, now is exactly the right time to provide this elegant, versatile set of modern communication symbols for use in tweets and status messages. The free Erler Dingbats will help propel this evolution forward.
FSI invites not only private users, but also OS developers, to include the Erler Dingbats in their font collection.
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Erler Dingbats Font
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