Herculanum

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Credits

Designer(s)
Adrian Frutiger
Foundry(ies)
Adobe Systems , Linotype
Release Year
1990
Country of Origin
Switzerland
Classification
Calligraphic
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
MyFonts, Linotype
Tags
a.d., decorative, roman handwriting, simple, stylus

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Named for Pompeii’s sister city, Herculanum was designed by Adrian Frutiger in 1990 for Linotype’s Type before Gutenberg series. The typeface is based on first-century Roman letterforms cursive that were quickly written in clay using a stylus.

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