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Jacob Øvergaard

Norwegian type designer who created these fonts:

  • Jacobs 1933 Pro (2005, art deco lettering based on a Norwegian calendar from 1933).
  • Jacobs Runer (2003, rune fonts).
  • Jacobs Web (2002, bitmap font).
  • Jacobs Display (2000).
  • Jacobs Flatt (2000).
  • Jacobs Monoline (2000).
  • Synnøve (2003, a connected script done with Helene C. Jenssen).
  • Jacobs Sans (2005, a rounded sans serif).
  • XMyriad, a family custom designed for the Norwegian Red Cross (hence the X) based on Adobe's MyriadMM.
  • He digitized Trafikkalfabetet (2006) for Norwegian traffic signs.
His fonts are sold by Luth&Co (Oslo) and FontShop. At FontStruct as JacobFSNO, he made Jacob's Fontstruct (blocky, 2008) and Tendonin (pixel, 2008).

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file name: Karl Petter Sandbaek Trafikkalfabet 1965c


file name: Jacob Overgaard Jacobs1933







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