Skolar is a robust text typeface designed to address the needs of serious typography. It has been used extensively across diverse platforms and purposes. Skolar’s letterforms follow conventional proportions allowing for comfortable reading. It maintains credibility while incorporating a subtle personal style.
Features such as its relatively large x-height, robust serifs, and low contrast make Skolar a reliable choice even at small sizes and for the most complex editorial and academic text settings.
Vaibhav Singh is an independent typographer and type designer from India. He received a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Pune and a master’s in Visual Communication from IDC, IIT Bombay. He was a recipient of the Felix scholarship in 2010 for his MA in Typeface Design, and again in 2013 for his PhD research, both at the University of Reading.
Having worked as a typographer and exhibition designer in Mumbai, Delhi, and Panjim, he now specialises in designing typefaces for north Indian scripts. In addition to developing fonts, he has been researching aspects of the typography of Devanagari and its implications for print cultures in India – for which he has received fellowships from The Printing Historical Society, UK, and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.