Ecological font

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Utrecht based ad agency Spranq made a font environmentally friendly by making holes in the glyphs. The result is called Ecofont, and according to an article by NPR, this will save its users up to 15% in ink. The idea is that you set this font, a free download, as the standard font for printing drafts and e-mails and such. Ecofont is based on the liberally licensed Bitstream Vera font.

3 Comments »

  1. Wait, why not just print at 50% grey or using low-ink/low-toner mode if you want to save ink?

    Comment by No One — December 8, 2009 @ 11:35 pm

  2. using 50% grey is NOT saving ink.

    Comment by hajar — November 15, 2010 @ 12:24 am

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