ITC Franklin

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Morris Fuller Benton, David Berlow, Victor Caruso
Release Year
1902, 1979, 1991, 2008
Country of Origin
United States


In 1902 American Type Founders’ release of Franklin Gothic introduced Morris Fuller Benton. In 1979 Victor Caruso, International Typeface Corporation, increased the series to four photocomp weights, Light, Medium, Bold and Black, all with italics, and released it as ITC Franklin Gothic. In 1991 David Berlow added Condensed, Compressed and Extra Compressed widths. Berlow completed his definitive revision, a single new series, ITC Franklin in 2008.

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