Google Releases “Ga Maamli” Font Inspired By The Ga Community In Ghana

The new font was inspired by the historic handwritten posters found in the vibrant coastal communities of Accra.

By Joseph-Albert Kuuire 1 Min Read

Google has released a new font called “Ga Maamli” for users which was inspired by typography in the Ga community in Ghana.

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According to Google, the new font was inspired by the historic handwritten posters found in the vibrant coastal communities of Accra.

The posters were originally used to announce social events like concerts, boxing matches, and parties.

This font’s variations and nuances exude a charm that pays homage to its vernacular origins while embracing modern typographic standards.

The new font was designed by Afotey Clement Nii Odai, Ama Diaka, David Abbey-Thompson.

The font is available online and is open-licensed for use.


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