Mercury Display

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Credits

Designer(s)
Jonathan Hoefler, Tobias Frere-Jones
Foundry(ies)
Hoefler & Frere-Jones
Release Year
1996
Country of Origin
United States
Classification
Serif, Old Style, Dutch Old Style
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
Hoefler & Frere-Jones
Tags
contemporary, esquire, serif

Background

“A succinct family of display faces, Mercury answers the call for a contemporary serif that’s smart, quick, and articulate. The signature typeface H&FJ designed for Esquire magazine began its life as a would-be historical revival, but developed into one of our most avowedly modern type families, which features variations for display, text, and four different grades for newsprint.” Read More

Copyright © 1996 Hoefler & Frere-Jones, Inc.

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