Any ideas which font is being used for Google Plus social "g"?


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Actually, this is Catull Regular with minor manual changes. It was created in 1982 by German designer Gustav Jaeger for Berthold. Also see this.

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Pretty sure it started out as Gentium. It's open source and on Google Fonts, iirc.

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    Wrong answer. This is Catull BQ.
    – yakunins
    Apr 30, 2013 at 6:46
  • Right you are. That's what I get for answering from memory ;) Apr 30, 2013 at 16:18

I think it is custom... Therefore, do not find 100% similars the font.


The font family is Catull BQ Regular. Take a look at the 24-bit bitmap image below: Google+

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    Already answered.
    – Lucian
    Jan 29 at 16:03

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