American type designer Tobias Frere-Jones created this display FontFont in 1991.
The family has 5 weights, ranging from Light to Black and is ideally suited for advertising and packaging, film and tv, music and nightlife as well as software and gaming.
Nobel offers personal variations on strict Bauhaus geometry.
In 1929, three years after the Futura release, Sjoerd Henrik de Roos at Amsterdam explored alternative character sets to enliven basic Futura forms.
The Nobel series was designed for Font Bureau by Tobias Frere-Jones, who fondly views Nobel as ‘Futura cooked in dirty pots & pans.’
Of all his work, C.H. Griffith claimed one type, Bell Gothic, as his own design. Griffith Gothic is a revival of the 1937 Mergenthaler original, redrawn as the house sans for Fast Company.