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Subject: Re: helvetica
From: Marisa Rechenberg <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Fri, 4 Jul 1997 10:09:45 -0300
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> Everyone seems to forget Univers which was designed by A. Frutiger in the 50' (...) Univers was the first type to come out as a system - a huge range of weights and styles and all numbered (45,46,55,56 etc).
Not only a "system", but still a systematized schema to codify, under
some very strict rules, a full range of (excellent) typefaces.
>
> Of course Akzidenz was already there but again not in the huge style/weight
> system.
Long Live to Univers!

mrechenberg

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