Cantarell Font was created in 2009 by “Dave Crossland”. While he was studying typefaces in University of Reading. It is a Sans-Serif category typeface and it belongs to Humanist classification. It was published by abattis foundry under SIL open font license and it is free to use.

Its latest release was on 22 December 2020. Its main purpose was to make web pages readable especially on cheap android phones because the visibility of words is very less on small screens. Although this font received criticism from free software community but many were in its support as well, that is why it is still available in Google Fonts.

Regular font fully supports this font’s writing system. Its aim is mainly small screens so it is not very suitable for printing. unless, you are very creative while designing with this font. As a Graduation project for masters in typefaces Designs programme, it is a very good font.

Use of Cantarell Font

Cantarell Font is used as default UI of GNOME since the release of its version 3.0 and it replaced DejaVu and Bitstream Vera. This font is also used in Fedora Project which is an open-source platform for clouds and containers used by developers of software.

Its main purpose was to make web pages readable on cheap android phones as their screen readability is very low. HTC was the first company to ship a Google Android phone and it came with a feature known as font-face which included this font in it.

Small phone screens were the aim for developing this font. So designers usually don’t use it in large size printing as it is not clearly visible in large size. However, many creative designers use it in their designs in such a way that it looks more artistic and beautiful.

License Info

This font is an Open and Free Licensed. Anyone can use it for personal purpose and commercial purpose for free.

Cantarell Font Combinations & Free Alternatives

  • Revisal Font
  • Effra Font
  • Caslon Font
  • Tungsten Font
  • Baskerville Font
  • Ehrhardt Font
  • Lasiver Font
  • Bernini Sans Font
  • Azo Sans Font
  • Garamond Font

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Cantarell Font

Font Info

NameCantarell Font
DesignerDave Crossland
LicenseFree Version

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Language Support

Lithuanian, Romanian, Kazakh (Latin), Czech, Icelandic, Basque, Estonian, Irish, Slovenian, Latvian, Slovak, Finnish Croatian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Polish, Italian, Turkish, French, Arabic, Hebrew, Thai, Luxembourgian, Spanish, Greek and Dutch Kurdish (Latin), Vietnamese in Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Russian, Portuguese, Belarusian (Latin), Swedish, Hebrew, Bulgarian, Serbian (Cyrillic), English, Urdu German, Persian, Hungarian, Danish, Serbian (Latin).

People Also Ask!

What is Cantarell Font?

This font was created in 2009 by “Dave Crossland”. It is a Sans-Serif category typeface and it belongs to the Humanist classification.

Can I use Cantarell Font in Adobe InDesign?

Yes, all applications of Adobe support this font and you can use this font in them. In order to use it you will have to install it manually by downloading it first from this website.

Can I make a Logo with Cantarell Font?

Yes, you can make a Logo with this font. All you need is a little bit of creativity and you are good to go. Many designers already use it to make their artwork including logos.

Is Cantarell Font has a limit for usage?

No, this font is free lisence and free to use and there is no limit on its usage. It is still better to read the license agreement first.

Is Cantarell Font available in Ubuntu?

No, this font is not available in Ubuntu, You’ll have to install it manually. Although it might be a bit tricky for you to install it on Ubuntu if you don’t use it on regular basis.

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