Gabriola font

This is the new Gabriola font. Splendid, isn’t it? It will come with Windows 7, and perhaps other new software from Microsoft as well.

Yes, of course this font was made on Gabriola Island, and named after the island, too. It was designed for Microsoft by John Hudson of Tiro Typeworks. Here’s a bit about the Gabriola font from

Update, November 2009:

Here’s an article from a Gabriola Island newspaper about the Gabriola font and its designer: Writing to Gabriola in ‘Gabriola’.

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