Catamaran is a Unicode-compliant Latin and Tamil text type family designed for the digital age. The Tamil is monolinear and was designed alongside the sans serif Latin and Devanagari family Palanquin.
It currently comprises of 9 text weights, making it a versatile family that strikes a balance between typographic conventions and that bit of sparkle. (A catamaran is a multihulled vessel consisting of two parallel hulls of equal size. The catamaran concept is a relative newcomer for Western boat designers, been used since time immemorial among the Dravidian people, in South India.)
The Catamaran project is led by Pria Ravichandran, a type designer from India. To contribute, visit github.com/VanillaandCream/Catamaran
Catamaran font contains 408 defined characters and 333 unique glyphs. The font contains characters from the following unicode character ranges: Basic Latin (93), Latin-1 Supplement (96), Latin Extended-A (85), Latin Extended-B (5), Spacing Modifier Letters (9), Greek and Coptic (1), Tamil (72), General Punctuation (18), Currency Symbols (3), Letterlike Symbols (4), Mathematical Operators (14), Geometric Shapes (2), Private Use Area (1), Alphabetic Presentation Forms (2).
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