Ziggurat

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Credits

Designer(s)
Hoefler & Frere-Jones
Foundry(ies)
Hoefler & Frere-Jones
Release Year
2000
Country of Origin
United States
Classification
Serif, Slab Serif, Egyptian
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
Hoefler & Frere-Jones
Tags
egyptian, metal type, slab serif

Background

Not explicitly a revival of any one typeface, Ziggurat takes its cues from the entire aesthetic of early slab serif (or “Egyptian”) metal types, primarily those produced in Great Britain between 1815 and 1840.

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