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Extra Light: Grotesque/Gothic Sans Serifs

Stephen Coles
Last edited July 14, 2014
Neue Helvetica

Sans serif fam­i­lies some­times include a “Hair­line” or “Thin” font meant for large sizes. The fol­low­ing are those sans type­faces with a weight thin­ner than “Light”.

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In 1983, D. Stempel AG redesigned the famous Helvetica typeface for the digital age, creating Neue Helvetica for Linotype: a self-contained font family. Today, this family consists of 51 different font weights. It’s original numbering system for the weight designations came from Adrian Frutiger’s numbering system for the Univers family. The basic font weight, “Neue Helvetica Roman”, is at the... Read More

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