Univers enjoyed great popularity in the s and s because many corporations adopted it for usage. The first digit defines weight, while the second defines width and whether it is oblique or not. In older publications, all oblique fonts have even-numbered 2nd values; but in digital versions, both odd and even 2nd values have been used on oblique fonts, but not in all font formats or weights.
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An A-Z of Type Designersp Some but not all London boroughs use Univers Bold Condensed for street signs. All later extensions of the font family were marketed under the Univers Next title.
Frutiger envisioned a large family with multiple widths and weights that maintained a unified design idiom. Pages using citations with accessdate and no URL All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from December Articles with permanently dead external links Ultar articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December Commons category link is on Wikidata.
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Condrnsed is used in a modified version by the new Swiss International Air Lines previously, Swissair used the typeface FuturaDeutsche Bank and for signage all over the world. A purely geometrical form of type is unsustainable.
Retrieved 22 July In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Univers was rapidly licensed and re-released by MonotypeLinotype, American Type FoundersIBM and others for phototypesetting, for metal type and reproduction by typewriter. Retrieved 3 August Some of these old sans serifs have had a real renaissance within the last twenty years, once the reaction of the 'New Objectivity' had been overcome.
For fonts within a specific font weight, caps height, x-height, ascender and descender heights are the same. In Linotype Univers and Univers Next font family, a 3-number system is used. Ultimately the system proved a transitional product, as it was displaced by cheaper phototypesetting, and then in the s by word processors and general-purpose computers.
This page was last edited on 3 Januaryat Univers is similar in design to other European grotesque fonts, of which Akzidenz-Grotesk, Folio, and Helvetica are among the most chrillic.
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Not to be confused with Universe. As all are based on Akzidenz-Grotesk, these three faces are sometimes confused with each other. Retrieved 19 January Nevertheless, oblique Univers fonts always have even-numbered 2nd value. Univers is one of a group of neo-grotesque sans-serif typefaces, all released in that includes Folio and Neue Haas Grotesk later renamed Helvetica. Linotype Univers Typewriter is a sub-family of fixed-width fonts under the Linotype Univers family.
The design concept of Univers was intended to take advantage of the new technology of phototypesettingin which fonts were stored as glass discs rather than as solid metal type and matrices for every size to be used.
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It was first used with Univers, and was adopted for use in the FrutigerAvenirand Neue Helvetica typeface families. Unlike the original Univers, tilted fonts in Linotype Univers and derivative font families have not been named 'oblique'. Univers was used for George Uniers.
Univers 45, 55, 65, 57, 67, 53 and 63 regular and bold weights with obliques in regular and condensed widths are incorporated in the PostScript uniivers digital printing standard as core fonts.
Frutiger disliked purely geometric designs, finding them too rigid, following a common school of thought among Swiss designers of the period. It was transferred into the D. Frutiger himself has commented: Neo-grotesque sans-serif typefaces Linotype typefaces Typefaces and fonts introduced in Letterpress typefaces Photocomposition typefaces Digital typefaces Typefaces designed by Adrian Frutiger.
This is different from a true italicin which the letterforms become modified to resemble handwriting more. Univers enjoyed great popularity in the s and s because many corporations adopted it for usage.