Early 20th century fonts


Discarding serifs as the regalia of the past not only presented design challenges for early 20th century typographers, it brought them into conflict with the right. For example, Paul Renner, who designed the typeface Futura, was arrested by the Third Reich in 1933. Nitti is a monospaced typeface family in five weights that has its roots in the first sans-serif designs of the 19th century — the Grotesques. Originally a British invention, Grotesques gained massive popularity in mainland Europe and also became widespread in early 20th century USA where they were commonly referred to as ‘Gothic’. Neue Plak, a neutral sans with extensive options With Neue Plak, Linda Hintz and Toshi Omagari brought back a typographic treasure from the early 20th century. Stanley is a bold and broad-shouldered poster typeface collection in three styles that has its roots in the first sans-serif designs of the 19th century — the Grotesques. Originally a British invention, Grotesques gained massive popularity in mainland Europe and also became widespread in early 20th century USA where they were commonly ...