Based on the Fira Sans 4.3 glyph set, FiraGO now supports Arabic, Devanagari, Georgian, Hebrew and Thai. With this script support, FiraGO catches up with other globally extended and free typefaces such as Noto.
We decided to introduce FiraGO as a new product. That way, users of Fira Sans can also install FiraGO. For further information please have a look at the Fira site.
Many thanks to Erik Spiekermann for making it possible to extend the project Fira.
Feedback and ideas as well as funding for further development are always welcome!
FiraGO 1.0 * NEW *
15 weights, 2 styles (Roman & Italic)
New family name
For several reasons, we decided to establish FiraGO as a new product. That way users of FiraSans can also install FiraGO without any conflict.
- Read about FiraGO vs Fira Sans
- Try out FiraGO in your browser
- View technical reports
- See FiraGO’s home on bBox Type
Identical to Fira Sans 4.3:
- Latin Extended
- Pan African
- Cyrillic Extended (+ locl BGR and SRB)
- Polytonic Greek
Additionally in FiraGO:
- Manual basic True Type Hinting via Glyphs
Please also see the pdf comparison document.
- All upcoming extensions will be based on FiraGO.
- Fira Sans version 4.3 will be the last version for the time being.
- Math? Mono extension? Mono Italic? Serif? Slab? FiraGO Condensed? Broader script support?
- It’s up to you. We’re looking for extension funding and expert’s consultancy.
- Digitized data copyright 2012-2018 for FiraGO, Carrois Corporate GbR and HERE Europe B.V. All rights reserved, with Reserved Font Name “Fira”
- Digitized data copyright 2012-2018 for Fira Sans up to version 4.3 The Mozilla Foundation, Telefonica S.A., Carrois Corporate GbR and bBox Type GmbH, with Reserved Font Name “Fira”
- Design 2016 and later for Fira Sans & FiraGO: Carrois Corporate GbR and bBox Type GmbH
Copyright: Digitized data copyright 2012–2018 for FiraGO, bBox Type GmbH and HERE Europe B.V. All rights reserved, with Reserved Font Name “Fira” / Digitized data copyright 2012–2018 for Fira Sans The Mozilla Foundation, Telefonica S.A., Carrois Corporate GbR and bBox Type GmbH, with Reserved Font Name “Fira”
License: SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE
Limitations: Liability Warranty
Conditions: License and copyright notice Same license
Berlin-based typefoundry run by Ralph du Carrois and Anja Meiners. Their friends are Jenny du Carrois, Natalie Rauch, Mark Froemberg, and they cooperate with Erik Spiekermann, FontShop, Monotype, (URW)++, Adam Twardoch, Alphabet Type, Okan Tustas, The Fontpad, TN Typography, Mota Italic, Akaki Razmadze, Hasan Abu Afash, Fontef, Lettersoup, and Thomas Maier.
Direct download of version 1.001: Dropbox
Where to look for the latest version: bBox Type