MVB Magnesium

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Credits

Designer(s)
Mark van Bronkhorst
Foundry(ies)
MVB Fonts
Release Year
1992
Country of Origin
United States
Classification
Sans Serif, Gothic
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
Adobe
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Employees Only. No Parking. Deliveries in Rear. Old hand-lettered signs from the early twentieth century provided inspiration for Mark van Bronkhorst’s Magnesium. The typeface was designed to be strong and simple, and stylish but not slick – no wonder it’s currently used well by a luxury car manufacturer in its advertising campaigns. Try it at small sizes, tracked open – it’s remarkably clear on paper or screen. Or use it big on billboards. It’s so strong, it even stands up to the rough handling afforded it in the Grime version.

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