Retrieved 12 September Impressed by the success of the Bauer foundry’s Futura typeface, Peignot encouraged a new, geometric sans-serif type in competition. I didn’t have the strength and patience anymore. This page was last edited on 21 September , at Univers attracted attention to Frutiger’s work outside continental Europe, and he was commissioned by Monotype to create Apollo, their first typeface specifically created for phototypesetting , which was released in

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Frutiger (typeface)

Retrieved 13 September The naming convention follows Frutiger Stones. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Retrieved 9 March Univers outlined overlaid with Frutiger black. This is an expanded version of Frutiger Next W1G.

Adrian Frutiger – Schriften

This page was last edited on 21 Septemberat Frutiger’s most famous designs, UniversFrutiger and Avenirare landmark sans-serif families spanning the three main genres of sans-serif typefaces: Parts of this design were finalised by Linotype’s team; it was based on an alphabet drawn by Frutiger on a Christmas card. In the s, Frutiger designed Icone, a wedge-serif design with mild stroke modulation, which has many similarities in basic letter structure to Frutiger, and in overall effect to Albertus.


frutiger schrift

Initial release of the family has twenty fonts in ten weights and one width, returning to complementary obliques. Unlike the fruutiger family, the Frutiger numbering scheme is not used.

Adrian Frutiger – Schriften

Retrieved from ” https: Frutiger had earlier created an alphabet inspired by Univers and Peignot for Paris Orly Airportbut found the experience a failure due to lack of control and the frutigeer that all text be in capitals only. His slab serif designs Serifa and Glypha are directly based upon it.

Retrieved 12 September Frutiger wrote of it: Retrieved 20 July This is a family of casual fonts that consists of regular, outline, and signs fonts. This is a serif font family designed by Adrian Frutiger and Akira Kobayashi.

The design failed to attract attention and was withdrawn from sale after a few years. In the late s, Frutiger began collaborating on refining and expanding his most famous Univers, Frutiger, and Avenir families.

Adrian Frutiger – Schriften : Heidrun Osterer :

A consistent feature of the design is wide-open apertures between strokes. InFrutiger completed the family Avenir. Frutiger decided to adapt Concorde using legibility research as a guide, and titled the new design Roissy. OpenType features include small caps, old style figures, superscript and subscript, ordinals, proportional lining figures, and case forms.


frutiger schrift

The Roissy typeface was completed in Adrian Frutiger on Univers”. National University of Singapore. Additionally, in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean characters.

The new version, Frutiger Next, changed a number of details and added a true italic style in place of zchrift oblique roman of the original. Retrieved 2 July Eine Epoche in Buchstaben”. Through his later years, Frutiger collaborated with co-authors Heidrun Osterer and Philipp Stamm on an extensive autobiography, Typefaces: In designing the typeface’s predecessors Concorde svhrift Roissy, Frutiger’s goal had been to create a sans-serif typeface with the rationality and cleanliness of Univers but the organic and proportional aspects of Gill Sans.

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