Under the numerous requests of expansion of the essential set, I finally completed the PragmataPro Fraktur typeface.
I designed numbers, lowercase numbers are default but uppercase ones are available via OpenType feature Lining Figures (
s lowercase is available also in historical version enabling OpenType feature Historical Forms (
The set includes for the first time, I suppose, the unreleased design for Fraktur alphabets of glyphs like currency symbols (
€ $ £ ¢ ¥) the ampersand (
I designed all these unseen before glyphs in Fraktur using the priciples used in the Middle Ages: slants of the parts of the outlines (55° and 72°), variable weights of these parts and modular horizontal rhythm.
I also designed ligatures to improve the readability and to respect North European tradition.
There are two kind of
equal: default ones at 55° and the alternative at 0°, enabling using OpenType Stylistic Set 01 feature (
If you are interested to see more about this upgrade visit PragmataPro Fraktur page.