What is the Salish font?
Salish is a sans-serif typeface inspired by the art of the Salishan tribes in the Northwest Americas. It draws heavily on the concept of the ‘ovoid’, a wide ovular shape that is flat on the bottom and top heavy, that is central to the art style known as ‘Formline’.
Designed by Aaron Bell of Saja Typeworks, Salish comes in 5 weights, from Thin to UltraBold. More…
Language support includes some 200 Latin-based languages as well as the necessary orthographies for all Salishan languages, including: Comox, Sliammon, Klahoose, Pentlach, Sechelt, Squamish, Halkomelem, Nooksack, Straights Salish (Saanich), Lushootseed, S’Klallam, Quinault, Upper Chehalis, Lower Chehalis, Cowlitz, Bella Coola, Ditidaht, Tseshaht, Nuu-chah-nulth, Ehattesaht-Nuchatlaht, Kwak’wala, Shuswap, Lillooet, Thompson River Salish, Coeur d’Alene, Columbia-Moses, Colville, Okanagan, and Montana Salish. Haida (a non-Salishan language) is also supported.
Salish Font families
The Salish includes the following font families:
- Salish Thin
- Salish Light
- Salish Regular
- Salish Bold
- Salish Ultra Bold
Here is a preview of how Salish will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
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