Folio

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Credits

Designer(s)
Walter Baum, Konrad Friedrich Bauer
Foundry(ies)
Bauer , Elsner+Flake , Bitstream
Release Year
1957
Country of Origin
Germany
Classification
Sans Serif, Grotesk
Original Format
Metal (Foundry)
Distributor(s)
MyFonts, Bitstream, Linotype, FontShop
Tags
grotesk, helvetica, sans serif, swiss

Background

Designed by Konrad Bauer and Walter Baum in 1956, Folio was one of the first popular Swiss Sanserif; the positive black shapes of the letters appear to be locked inevitably into the correct position by the firm and positive white shapes that surround them.

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Listing Info

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