PragmataPro 0.827 loading time, a giant running like a cheetahWith the help of @kelas and other good friends of Pragmata Pro from the open source community, version 0.827 comes with a brand new ligature substitution engine which is 10-20x faster than before, depending on the input.

Now Pragmata Pro, with its 9437 glyphs, can be loaded in a few µs.
Practically a giant who run like a cheetah!

 


— Java and C/C++ reserved keywords are now kerned

PragmataPro C++ and Java reserved keywords kerned with GPOS table

Pragmata Pro™ is the first monospaced typeface to offer precise glyph positioning in common programming keywords, enabled by default in editors that support OpenType GPOS table.
The consistency and orthogonality of fixed pitch is now combined with the finesse of a proportional font.
The result is less tiring, aesthetically pleasing coding experience.
Your eye will know the difference before you do.

 


 

— Added Enclosed Alphanumerics set

Pragmata Pro Enclosed Alphanumerics

In all the weights of all the versions.

 


 

— Enabled Hebrew Nikkud

Pragmata Pro Hebrew Nikkud

At the moment only in Regular versions. In the next releases the same marking system will be added to all the weights and also in Arabic alphabet.

 


 

— Added Markdown checklist ligatures

Markdown checklist ligatures are available enabling OpenType Stylistic Set 12 in your editor and are based on these combinations:

- [ ]    - [-]    - [v]    - [x]

 


— Marks and accents are combinable with letters

PragmataPro sample of letters combined with marksMarks  are often used in Phonetics texts and Mathematical formulas.
Since this version they are in their right place.

 


 

— Other improvements:

all weights: problems with some terminal emulators have been resolved

all weights: added these ligatures:
|- turnstile like
||- double turnstile like
_|_ bottom like
=~= <-< >-> <--> <== <<== ==>>

all weights: vertical position of * (asterisk) are aligned to x-height

Regular: improved TrueType hinting of → ← ↑ ↓ # { } / \

Regular: improved the consistency between Mathematical Operators and Miscellaneous Technical set

— Bold, Italic and Bold Italic: added IPA characters and its extensions

all weights: typing us after numbers and space will appears microsecond µs in serif variant

 


 

Feel free to contact me directly or notify an issue via Github to improve PragmataPro again and again.
Thank you!

 
Siruca Stencil Wayfinding Flag at Milan Design Week
The flag you’ll find at via Ventura 12, Milan. The pictograms meaning is: draw using Siruca Stencil here

One of the most successful projects by Fabrizio Schiavi Design is certainly Siruca, the typographical system created in 2006 for the wayfinding of the complex Al Hamra in Kuwait City.

On the occasion of Milan Design Week 2018, a special stencil in plexiglass containing the essential letters of the Siruca alphabet will be exhibited in via Ventura 12.

A limited edition design object that could be sold-out very soon just like the previous edition in steel produced in 2009.

Overlapping of Siruca Stencils in Plexiglass
Overlapping of Siruca Stencils in Plexiglass

Every visitor can write using the stencil what he things in a 100 meter paper, buying a deck of Siruca Playing Cards or just take a free copy of a poster designed for this exhibition with all characters of Pragmata Pro in one of the sides.

See you at Milan Design Week!

via Ventura 12, Milan
April 17—22 2018

 
PragmataPro Live perimetral view

PragmataPro Live is the exhibition of the first set of 9,000 glyphs of the Regular weight printed on a Forex panel of 21 meters folded into a big spiral.

PragmataPro hint created between the folded panel

PragmataPro exhibition is hosted by Aiap at the first floor of Palazzo Poli, the palace where was build Trevi Fountain in Rome and it’s visible until October 1, 2017

PragmataPro Live Rome poster

My son presents PragmataPro Live installation to you in a unusual way: a roller coaster inside the hint created by the big spiral. He makes a great surprise to me with this video. ❤️

PragmataPro is here, Palazzo Poli Rome
 

After many requests, I decided to change the font files structure of PragmataPro:

 

New font files structure since PragmataPro 0.826

The PragmataPro complete pack includes two folders: Fonts with ligatures and Fonts without ligatures
Both folders includes two kind of fonts grouped as Modularspaced and Monospaced.

The goal is to fit the need to have Modularspaced fonts without ligatures, Monospaced fonts with ligatures.
Two situations impossible to get before.

 


— New ligatures for R language and C#

Now the entire set of ligatures has reached 177 for every weight (Regular, Bold, Italic and Bold Italic)!

 

PragmataPro 0.826 new ligatures

 

 


 

— Harmonized APL symbols

Thanks to the help of abrudz now PragmataPro has more consistent APL symbols

 

PragmataPro 0.826 APL symbols

 


 

— Minor improvements:

— Regular and Italic: improved the TrueType hinting

— all weights: ligatures are now more compatible with IDEs like IntelliJ IDEA

 


 

Log-in and download your updated files for free, if you purchased the license from this site.

Feel free to contact me directly or notify an issue via Github to improve PragmataPro again and again.
Thank you!

 

With the Hiii Typography 2016 Merit Award, our Widiba institutional typeface won the third award!!!

2016-英文-专业 Hiii award winners

 

I like emoji.

I think them can help to communicate
—  quickly and
— without barriers of languages.

Probably I become old too soon but I don’t understand why emoji must be colorful and fill of small details above all when will be used at 9–14 pt size in every device.

For me emoji must be black and white and
designed to be used at very low sizes

FSD Emoji integrated in text

Do you think so?

If you think like me probably you can find interesting this page
or this dedicated blog

FSD Emoji on real life

 

Thanks to the numerous suggestions arrived, PragmataPro now is even a more complete professional typeface:

 

— Added Extra Bow Drawing symbols suggested by Dmtri Nesteruk

Some month ago Dmtri Nesteruk wrote me an email with a sketched good idea: to add a bullet to some used box drawing glyphs. The result is very interesting! By now  also a lot of graphic designers can be rethink the use of box drawing.

 

Milano Metro map text only

The entire map of the metro of Milan I redesigned using this exclusive box drawing method

Milano Metro map text only

Perfect also for text only diagramsdiagram using PragmataPro box drawing extra

 


 

— Added [FIXME] [TODO] [BUG] [NOTE] [HACK] [MARK] ligatures to emphasize important messages in command line

After all these notifications I suppose now has all the command line messages emphasized

Pragmata Pro command line messages ligatures

 


 

— Added all the icons of Nerd font

Nerd font contents a lot icons useful to Vim users. More info: http://nerdfonts.com/

nerd fonts combined with pragmatapro font

 


 

— Regular: improved the design of the entire Fullwidth and Halfwidth letters

PragmataPro can interact more better with other CJK fonts.

pragmatapro fullwidth alphabet

 


 

— Minors improvements:

Regular: added power symbols to Miscellaneous Technical set

all weights: improved the TrueType hinting above all for Microsoft Windows

all weights: added :<: :>: ligatures for Scala

all weights: added :) :-) :( :-( :D :P :3 ligatures for text chatting

 


Feel free to contact me directly or notify an issue via Github to improve PragmataPro again and again.
Thank you!

 

Print Magazine Award Winner 2016The custom font I designed with jekyll & hide studio for Widiba bank was just awarded as Best Typeface Design 2016 in the section Typography and Lettering of the prestigious Print Magazine.

Thank you Print!

 

After the successful selling of Abitare Sans I decided to add and improve some glyphs

 

➊ Improvements

Almost all the design of the main Latin letters was changed to improve text readability. All is more proportional and harmonious now.
The design of the curly quotes are changed to be more recognizable in texts.
Question mark, and its derived glyphs, are now more condensed and inspired to the design of the traditional serif typefaces.
Abitare Sans now has a more sharp geometric outline.

 

Abitare Sans 1.06 changes

 


➋ Cyrillic set

Since v_1.06 Abitare Sans includes Cyrillic alphabet in all the 30 weights, both in Roman and Italic version.

 

Abitare Sans Cyrillic sample text

 


 

Thanks again for supporting my typographic projects!

 
PragmataPro 0.824 more ligatures and compatibility

all weights: Ligatures are now Contextual Alternates OpenType features to obtain more compatibility with the most part of Text Editors

all weights: added these important ligatures for Scala programming:
## ++= -+- -\/ \/- <~< <==> =/= ??? |-> |--> |=> |==>

all weights: improved the design of these ligatures:
<!-- <-- -->

all weights: added ligatures to emphasize important message in command line
[INFO] [WARNING] [FATAL] [ERROR] [TRACE] [DEBUG] [WARN] [ERR]
(thanks to Kim Silkebækken for this cool idea!)

Regular: improved the hinting of numerous glyphs like x, s, twosuperior, threesuperior, questiondown

Regular: improved the design of some math operators
emptyset, intersection, union, multiset, multisetmultiplication, multisetunion, plus.circled, minus.circled, multiply.circled, fraction.circled, operator.circled, ringoperator.circled, asteriskoperator.circled, equals.circled, dash.circled, squaredplus, squaredminus, squaredtimes, squareddotoperator, logicalnotReversed, turnedNotSign, blackDiamond, whiteDiamond, blackDiamond, whiteDiamond, supersetBesideSubset, supersetBesideAndJoinedByDashWithSubset, doubleStrokeNotSign, reversedDoubleStrokeNotSign, logicalnot
(thanks to Miëtek Bak for the important support!)

Please visit PragmataPro page for more infos

 
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