Iwan Reschniev - a typeface by Jan Tschichold

Posted on 29. Okt, 2008 by Ralf Herrmann in Fonts, Typography

In 1930 Jan Tschichold describes a new typeface in the publication “Börsenblatt für den Deutschen Buchhandels”, that “can be drawn by everyone without typographic knowledge”.

Sebastian Nagel from Austria extended the original drawing to 7 weights (black, extrabold, bold, semibold, regular, semilight and light), with full coverage of the Latin 1 character set. All fonts include small caps and alternate characters.

More information can be found at fonts.info. A PDF type specimen can be downloaded here.

   

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One Response to “Iwan Reschniev - a typeface by Jan Tschichold”

  1. gCommerce

    29. Okt, 2008

    Very clear and concise fonts. Anything would have been more readable than the traditional Kurent.

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