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univers light ultra condensed () - Abstract Fonts
Retrieved 18 September It was first used with Univers, and was adopted for use in the FrutigerAvenirand Neue Helvetica typeface families.
Bigger 1st value implies the glyph of a given character uses more horizontal space, but univeds has opposite meaning in 2nd value. Inthe Office of Fair Trading adopted Univers as its corporate typographic voice in size point so that visually impaired people can more easily read its publications. An A-Z of Type Designersp Inconsistent usage aside, the syntax ligt 2nd value is also inconsistent with 1st value.
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.
Frutiger's original ampersand was a true 'et' ligature, similar to that in Trebuchet among others. For fonts within a specific font weight, caps height, x-height, ascender and descender heights are the same.
Some but not all London boroughs use Univers Bold Condensed for street signs. In Linotype Univers and Univers Next font family, a 3-number system is used. Bush 's campaign logos in both and Stempel AG and Linotype collection in and respectively upon the Haas'sche Schriftgiesserei's acquisition and closure; it is now owned by Monotype following its purchase of Linotype in Retrieved 3 August Different weights and variations within the type family are designated by the use of numbers rather than names, a system since adopted by Frutiger for other type designs.
By reworking the Univers more "extreme" weights as Ultra Light or Extended Heavy were added as well as some monospaced typefaces. A purely geometrical form of type is unsustainable.
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Univers was released after a long period in which geometric typefaces such as Futura had been popular. Retrieved 7 September Condened later extensions of the font family were marketed under the Univers Next title. Released fonts include Univers 55 Roman Oblique; Univers Pro Cyrillic 45 roman, oblique55 roman, oblique65 roman, oblique75 roman, oblique85 roman, oblique47 roman, oblique57 roman, oblique67 roman, oblique39 roman49 roman59 roman. Univers was rapidly licensed and re-released by MonotypeLinotype, American Type FoundersIBM and others for phototypesetting, for metal type and reproduction by typewriter.
This is different from a true italicin which the letterforms become modified to resemble handwriting more. Like most grotesque and neo-grotesque sans-serifs, Univers's slanted form is an obliquein which the letterforms are slanted, with minor corrections but no other major alterations.
To further complicate matters, the numbering system is not consistently applied to the Univers font family. It was transferred into the D. It 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. An A-Z of Type Designers.
Both the current and the former eBay logo are set in Univers. Frutiger disliked purely geometric designs, finding them too rigid, following a common school of thought among Swiss designers of the period.
Not to be confused with Universe. He described Univers in as having a 'visual sensitivity between thick and thin' strokes, avoiding perfect geometry. Retrieved 13 September Retrieved 4 May Also was adopted by the Summer Olympics organizers for its image and emblem also in Summer Olympics. Archived from the original on