Avenir fontApril 8, 2013 | fontmatters
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Adrian Frutiger designed Avenir font in 1988, after years of having an interest in sans serif typefaces.
In an interview with Linotype, he said he felt an obligation to design a linear sans in the tradition of … Read More
Neue Helvetica fontApril 8, 2013 | fontmatters
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Neue Helvetica font designed by Max Miedinger and other project members at the Haas’sche Schriftgiesserei. It has become one of the most famous and popular typefaces in the world, thanks to the marketing strategy of Stempel … Read More
Gill Sans fontApril 7, 2013 | fontmatters
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Gill Sans font designed by Eric Gill and released by the Monotype Corporation between 1928 and 1930.
The roots of Gill can be traced back to Old Face typefaces and more directly to his teacher Edward … Read More
Futura fontApril 7, 2013 | fontmatters
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Futura font is the fully developed prototype of the twentieth century Geometric Sanserif.
The form is ancient, Greek capitals being inscribed by the Cretans twenty-five hundred years ago at the time of Pythagoras in the Gortyn Code, … Read More
Univers fontApril 7, 2013 | fontmatters
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As a student in Zurich, Adrian Frutiger began work on Univers font, which would eventually be released in 1957 by the Deberny & Peignot foundry in Paris. The design is a neo-grotesque, similar to its contemporary, Helvetica.
Frutiger fontApril 7, 2013 | fontmatters
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Frutiger font is designed in 1968.
Adrian Frutiger was commissioned to develop a sign and directional system for the new Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. Though everyone thought he would want to use his successful Univers font … Read More
Helvetica fontApril 7, 2013 | fontmatters
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Helvetica font is one of the most popular typefaces of all time.
It was designed by Max Miedinger in 1957 for the Haas foundry of Switzerland (the name is derived from Helvetia, the Latin name for Switzerland). … Read More
Bodoni fontApril 7, 2013 | fontmatters
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Giambattista Bodoni (1740–1813) was called the King of Printers and the Bodoni font owes its creation in 1767 to his masterful cutting techniques. Predecessors in a similar style were the typefaces of Pierre Simon Fournier (1712–1768) and … Read More
Garamond Premier Pro fontApril 7, 2013 | fontmatters
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Garamond Premier Pro font had its genesis in 1988 when Adobe senior type designer Robert Slimbach visited the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp, Belgium, to study their collection of Claude Garamond’s metal punches and type designs. … Read More
ITC Officina Serif fontApril 7, 2013 | fontmatters
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ITC Officina Serif font is definitely a typeface for the 1990s, made for the contemporary office. Its style is that found on a traditional typewriter, altered to suit modern technological developments. Both serif and sans … Read More