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Time to start saving – $350 is what you’ll need to set aside for this elegant display font. For that investment you’ll get 8 different weights of a font designed by the great Paul Barnes. In fact, it took him 14.5 years to complete, so that’s only $24 per year – a bargain in our eyes.
DIN 1451 was Germany’s typographic answer to normalisation. In 1994 Erik Spiekermann charged Albert-Jan Pool to update DIN with a greater character set. FF DIN was born and 15 years later he’s still adding to the family. Welcome to the world, FF DIN Round… Read the rest of this entry
Based on Paul Renners original drawings for Futura, Saul Hess’ Twentieth Century for Lanston Monotype is a reincarnation which also includes the experimental alternates which had been left out of the Futura that we know.