Download Kalam Font by Indian Type Foundry
Creator: Indian Type Foundry
License: SIL Open Font License, 1.1
Kalam is a handwriting font family that supports the Devanagari and Latin writing systems. Even though Kalam's letterforms derive from handwriting, the fonts have each been optimized for text usage on screen. All in all, the typeface is a design that feels very personal. Like many informal handwriting-style fonts, it appears rather fresh and new when seen on screen or printed on the page.
Kalam's letterforms feature a very steep slant from the top right to the bottom left. They are similar to letters used in everyday handwriting, and look like they might have been written with either a thin felt-tip pen, or a ball-point pen. In the Devanagari letterforms, the knotted-terminals are open, but some other counter forms are closed. Features like these strengthen the feeling that text set in this typeface has been written very quickly, in a rapid manner.
Lipi Raval and Jonny Pinhorn developed the family for ITF; Raval designed the Devanagari component while she and Pinhorn worked together on the Latin. To contribute, see github.com/itfoundry/kalam
Use on the Web
The Kalam webfont is available for use on the web via the Google Fonts API.
1. Add this code to your website:
<link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Kalam' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
Instructions: To embed this font into your web page, copy this code into the
<head> of your HTML document.
2. Integrate the font into your CSS:
font-family: 'Kalam', Arial, sans-serif;
Instructions: Add the font name to your CSS selector just as you'd do normally with any other font.
Use in Desktop Software
The Kalam font has been extracted from the Google Fonts API for use in desktop software.
1. Download the font file in your desired style:Download TTF
Kalam-Regular.ttf Download TTF
Kalam-700.ttf Download TTF
Kalam-300.ttf Note: As these fonts come directly from the Google servers, they will need to be renamed.
2. Install to your computer
For Windows 10/8/7/Vista
Right-click the font file then click the "Install" menu option.
For Mac OS xx 10.3 or above
Double-click the font file then click the "Install Font" button at the bottom of the preview.