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Dubai introduces its own font, in the name of free expression

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 05:50

Attendees looking at computers showing the "Dubai Font", the first typeface developed by Microsoft for Dubai, during a conference to announce its launch on Sunday in the United Arab Emirates.


DUBAI has long had a taste for the finer things in life. The influential Persian Gulf city has been home to the world's tallest building, a hotel that offers guests private butlers and 24-karat-gold iPads, and even a bakery that sold gold-laced cupcakes for roughly US$1,000 each.

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