Avenir is a sans-serif typeface designed by Adrian Frutiger and released in 1988 by Linotype GmbH.
The term avenir is French for “future”. As being the identify implies, the household requires inspiration in the geometric style of sans-serif typeface created in the twenties that took the circle as being a basis, these types of as Erbar and Futura.
Frutiger supposed Avenir being a more natural and organic interpretation in the geometric design, more even in colour and well suited for prolonged text, with particulars recalling a lot more standard typefaces these types of given that the two-storey ‘a’ and ‘t’ having a curl for the base, and letters such since the ‘o’ which have been not specific, fantastic circles but optically corrected.
Frutiger described Avenir as his finest operate: ‘The high-quality from the draughtsmanship – as an alternative to the mental idea driving it – is my masterpiece. (…) It had been the toughest typeface I have labored on in my daily life.
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Focusing on it, I constantly experienced human character in your mind.
And what’s very important is I made the typeface by itself, in peace and quiet – no drafting assistants, no-one was there. My persona is stamped on it. I’m proud that i was in a position to develop Avenir.