This specimen is published on the occasion of the “Graphisme en France 2014” public commission for a new typeface awarded to Sandrine Nugue.
— Yves Robert
Director of the Centre national des arts plastiques
Infini project managers
— Véronique Marrier & Marc Sanchez
Curators of “Graphisme en France 2014“
Creation of the Infini typeface and graphic design of the specimen
— Sandrine Nugue
Design of the website and videos
(Jérémie Baboukhian + Michèle Wang)
— Sébastien Morlighem
— Eric Rosencrantz & Jon Von Zelowitz
— Julien Lelièvre
The Centre national des arts plastiques would like to thank in particular: Chantal Creste, Margaret Gray, Thomas Huot-Marchand, Yohanna My Nguyen and Sébastien Morlighem for being on the selection committee of this public competition, as well as Richard Lagrange, director of the CNAP from 2008 to 2014, for involving in this project.
The 48-page specimen book presents the Infini typeface, accompanied by Sébastien Morlighem's text, "The Story of Infini." It has been published by the Centre national des arts plastiques in an edition of 3,000. It can also be downloaded in PDF format, in two versions: the screen version, identical to the published version, and a version intended for economical printing, in which solid-color backgrounds have been omitted.Screen versionPrint version
Installing the Infini typeface on your Mac or PC is quite easy.
Download the ZIP archive Infini-cnap-fontes-specimen-x.xx.zip. Open the archive, and then open the Read-me.pdf file. It provides complete instructions for installing and using Infini.
Paste the following line of code into thesection of your site.
<link rel='stylesheet' href='http://www.cnap.graphismeenfrance.fr/infini/css/infini-fontes.css'>
Declare the font-family in your CSS.
font-family: 'Infini', sans-serif;
You can enable ligatures for the elements of your choice by simply adding the class ‘ligatures’.
<h3 class="ligatures">THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER</h3>
To enable ligatures (liga and dlig) in css
/* w3C */ text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; font-feature-settings: "liga" 1, "dlig" 1; /* prefixe */ -ms-text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; -o-text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; -webkit-text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; -moz-text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; -webkit-font-feature-settings: "liga" 1, "dlig" 1; -moz-font-feature-settings: "liga=1, dlig=1"; -ms-font-feature-settings: "liga" 1, "dlig" 1; -o-font-feature-settings: "liga" 1, "dlig" 1;
The Infini typeface can be used freely, in private or professional contexts, under the Creative Commons CC BY-ND license.
CC : Creative Commons
BY : You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made
ND : If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.
Suggested credit for Infini in documents that use this typeface:
More information about the Creative Commons CC BY-ND licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/