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Univers Type Specimen

Created Univers type specimen after resarching its history.

Adrian Frutiger 1956

Univers concept

FI Univers 55

Early type specimen

Univers-Schema

Characteristics

More contrast than Helvetica
Smaller x-height than Helvetica
Squared off round strokes
Two storied ā€™aā€™
No spur on ā€˜gā€™



History

Adrian Frutiger for Deberny & Peignot, 1957
27 total styles
First typeface to have weights ordered by numerical system
Need for utilitarian/ versatile sans serif typeface

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