Eskorte is a diligently designed Latin-Arabic type family with an
uncomplicated, inviting style that manages to convey a crisp,
businesslike tone of thorough functionality. Its compact range of
styles has been designed with a view to tidiness, efficiency, and
ease of use by non-designers in offices, of legal and academic
institutions, along with text-intesive corporate environments.
Eskorte supports Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, and over ninety languages using
the Latin script.
The range of weights and styles in both Arabic and Latin were
designed together, resulting in a smooth, coherent feel across the
family. The Latin italics take on livelier, more fluid forms, that
echo the design character of the Arabic, allowing them to sit
perfectly together, while the Extrabold is designed to add a punch to
workaday official announcements and notices.
Elena Schneider is a freelance type designer from Germany. She gained a diploma in Graphic Design from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund, and co-founded RADAU, a graphic design studio specialising in typography and editorial design. In 2011 she graduated from the University of Reading with an MA in Typeface Design. Currently she works independently, mainly on typeface design and lettering, and occasionally on graphic design. You can most likely find her spending her time between Hamburg, Dortmund and Húsavík.