Universe Condensed Font

The original marketing for Univers deliberately referenced the periodic table to emphasise its scope. The Secret History of Letters.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Univers enjoyed great popularity in the s and s because many corporations adopted it for usage. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Univers typeface. It also includes proportional and tabular numerals for the supported languages.

However, the actual typeface names within Univers family include both number and letter suffixes. It was also adopted by the Summer Olympics organizers for its image and emblem also in Summer Olympics. The number used in a font is a concatenation of two numbers. The first digit defines weight, while the second defines width and whether it is oblique or not.

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Auckland University Press. Univers was released after a long period in which geometric typefaces such as Futura had been popular. Linotype Univers Typewriter is a sub-family of fixed-width fonts under the Linotype Univers family. The numbering system was extended to three digits to reflect the larger number of variations in the family. Both the current and the former eBay logo are set in Univers.

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. Stations owned by Fox Television Stations use Univers in their graphics. Frutiger later provided an alternative for non French-speaking countries in which the form might be less familiar. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To further complicate matters, the numbering system is not consistently applied to the Univers font family.

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As all are based on Akzidenz-Grotesk, these three faces are sometimes confused with each other. In addition to extra font width and weight combinations, the fonts are digitally interpolated, so that character widths scale uniformly with changing font weights. Univers was used for George W. It was transferred into the D. For fonts within a specific font weight, caps height, x-height, ascender and descender heights are the same.

Not to be confused with Universe. All later extensions of the font family were marketed under the Univers Next title. First numeral describes font weight, second numeral describes font width, third numeral describes position. Four fonts have been produced in Regular and Bold weights, arcinfo software with obliques on each weight.

By creating a matched range of styles and weights, Univers allowed documents to be created in one consistent typeface for all text, making it easier to artistically set documents in sans-serif type. Linotype Univers below returns to the original angle.

Univers Condensed truetype font

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