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LUC DEVROYE


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The typophiles were asked in 2003 to list the 20 essential typefaces to start a design career. Here we go, unedited:

  • Sean Glenn: MetaPlus (FontShop), Helvetica Neue (Adobe), Mrs. Eaves (Emigre), Gotham (Hoefler Type Foundry), 20th Century (Monotype), Base (Emigre), Agency (Font Bureau), Simian (House Industries), Agenda (Font Bureau), OCR-B (Adobe), Formata (Adobe), Caxton (Adobe), Scala Sans (FontShop)
  • Letter Tiep: Akzidenz Grotesk BQ, Univers, Frutiger Next (or Avenir?), Today Sans (or Syntax / Gill Sans?), The Sans, Trade Gothic (or News Gothic/Vectora?), Futura, Minion, Palatino, Berthold Baskerville (or Storm's John Baskerville / Monotype Bulmer), Filosofia, Lexicon nr2 ($$$), Officina Sans&Serif (or the FF Info series), Adobe Caslon, Bembo (or HTF Requiem), Stempel Garamond, Joanna (or Scala?), Clarendon (or Giza?)
  • Jay Wilkinson: Akzidenz Grotesk BQ, Helvetica neue, Avenir (or Futura), Frutiger, Trade Gothic, Franklin Gothic, Optima, Bodoni (or Didot but not filosofia), Adobe Garamond, Adobe Caslon, Minion, Hoefler, Dante, Sabon, Perpetua, Requiem (or Bembo), Centaur, Clarendon, Shelly (or Snell Roundhand), Fette Fraktur (or Goudy Text)
  • John Gordon: Blackletter, Centaur, Janson, HTF Requiem, Bembo, Caslon, Garamond, Baskerville, Palantino, HTF Didot, Perpetua, Electra, Clarendon, Akzidenz Grotesque, Helvetica Neue, Futura, Franklin Gothic, Trade Gothic, Poetica, Shelly
  • Keith Chi'hnag tam: Minion Pro, Myriad Pro, Sabon Next, Monotype Baskerville (or Berthold), HTF Didot, Perpetua, Monotype Gill Sans, Berthold Akizidentz Grotesk, Thesis Sans, Swift, ITC Charter, FF Meta, PMN Caecilia, Adobe Caslon Pro, FB Miller, Adobe Syntax, ITC Franklin Gothic, Bitstream Futura, Monotype Bembo, Snell Roundhand
  • H.D. Schnellnack: Neue Helvetica, FF DIN, Clarendon, Thesis Sans, Garamond Pro OTF or Neue Sabon, Myriad Pro OTF, Mrs Eaves OTF, FF OCR or FF Letter Gothic, Rotis Sans and SemiSans, Futura, Scala, TAZ III OTF, Univers, Bauer Bodoni, Franklin Gothic or Bureau Grotesque, Bell Gothic or Interstate (1993, Tobias Frere-Jones), Jenson Pro OTF or Warnock Pro or Kepler, Thesis Serif or Thesis Mono, Zapfino

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file name: Jackson Burke Trade Gothic 1948 Poster by Michelle Uyeda 2015


file name: Jackson Burke Trade Gothic 1948 Poster by Michelle Uyeda 2015b


file name: Ole Schaefer Erik Spiekermann F F Info 1998


file name: Robert Slimbach Minion Pro Black 1990


file name: Robert Slimbach Minion Pro Condensed 1990


file name: Monotype Gill Sans W G L 1990 1998


file name: Lucas De Groot The Sans 1994 Poster by Carolina Moreira 2016


file name: Hugo Ugaz Helvetica Neue Poster 2013


file name: Edouard Hoffmann Max Miedinger Helvetica Neue Linotype Version 1983


file name: Edouard Hoffmann Max Miedinger Helvetica Neue Linotype Version 1983b


file name: U R W Franklin Gothic after Morris Fuller Benton 1902


file name: Morris Fuller Benton Franklin Gothic 1902 poster by Daniela Carusone 2016


file name: Morris Fuller Benton Franklin Gothic 1902 Poster by Lica Eugen 2015


file name: Monotype Franklin Gothic Extra Condensed after Morris Fuller Benton 1904


file name: T D C2006 Robert Slimbach Garamond Premier Pro


file name: Robert Slimbach Garamond Premier Pro 2005 Poster by Yaiza Ortiz 2015


file name: Robert Slimbach Garamond Premier Pro 2005 Poster by Yaiza Ortiz 2015b


file name: Hermann Zapf Linotype Zapfino 1998 Poster by Sebastian Marquez 2014


file name: Myriad Pro Cyrillic 2015


file name: Myriad Pro Cyrillic 2015b


file name: Robert Slimbach Carol Twombly Fred Brady Christopher Slye Myriad Pro 1992


file name: Robert Slimbach Carol Twombly Fred Brady Christopher Slye Myriad Pro 1992b


file name: Robert Slimbach Carol Twombly Fred Brady Christopher Slye Myriad Pro 1992d


file name: Robert Slimbach Carol Twombly Fred Brady Christopher Slye Myriad Pro 1992e


file name: Hermann Zapf Zapfino


file name: Bram De Does Lexicon 1992b


file name: Bram De Does The Enschede Font Foundry Teff Lexicon No1 Roman C Med 1992


file name: Bram De Does The Enschede Font Foundry Teff Lexicon No1 Roman F Exp Med 1992


file name: Bram De Does The Enschede Font Foundry Teff Lexicon No2 Italic A Txt Med 1992


file name: Bram De Does The Enschede Font Foundry Teff Lexicon No2 Italic A Txt Med 1992b


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Poster by Natasha Zraikat 2014


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Poster by Natasha Zraikat 2014b


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Poster by Natasha Zraikat 2014c


file name: H Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk 1898 Poster by Lochlainn Kane 2018


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Cond 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Black 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Cond 2007b


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Cond Extra Bold 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Med 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Poster by Andrea Canelo 2016


file name: Hoefler H T F Didot 1991 Poster by Tony Mungiguerra


file name: Hoefler H T F Didot 1991


file name: Hoefler H T F Didot 1991b


file name: Hoefler H T F Didot 1991c


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Interstate Cond Bold 1993


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Interstate Ultra Black Compressed 1993b


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Interstate Hairline 1993


file name: Zuzana Licko Mrs Eaves 2002


file name: Zuzana Licko Mrs Eaves Bold 2002


file name: Zuzana Licko Mrs Eaves Caps 2002


file name: Otl Aicher Rotis Semi Sans 1989


file name: Otl Aicher Rotis Semi Sans 1989b


file name: Otl Aicher Rotis Semi Sans Std Light 1989


file name: Otl Aicher Rotis Semi Serif 1988


file name: Otl Aicher Rotis Serif 1988


file name: Otl Aicher Rotis Serif 1988b


file name: Otl Aicher Rotis Serif 1988c


file name: Otl Aicher Rotis Serif Std65 Bold 1988


file name: Robert Slimbach Poetica 1992


file name: Robert Slimbach Poetica 1992b


file name: Robert Slimbach Poetica 1992c


file name: Matthew Carter Cyrus Highsmith Tobias Frere Jones Font Bureau Miller 1997


file name: Matthew Carter Cyrus Highsmith Tobias Frere Jones Font Bureau Miller 1997b


file name: Adobe Garamond Pro


file name: Robert Slimbach Adobe Garamond 1989 2001


file name: Robert Slimbach Adobe Garamond 1989 2001b


file name: Robert Slimbach Adobe Garamond Poster by Eva Antoinette 2015


file name: Robert Slimbach Adobe Garamond Poster by Eva Antoinette 2015b


file name: Robert Slimbach Adobe Garamond 1989 2001d


file name: Robert Slimbach Adobe Garamond Bold 1989 2001


file name: Robert Slimbach Kepler 1996


file name: Robert Slimbach Kepler Semibold 1996


file name: Robert Slimbach Kepler Semibold 1996b


file name: Robert Slimbach Kepler Semibold 1996c


file name: Peter Matthias Noordzij Caecilia Etext Bold 2013


file name: Peter Matthias Noordzij Caecilia 2


file name: Peter Matthias Noordzij Caecilia


file name: Peter Matthias Noordzij P M N Caecilia 1991


file name: Adobe Caslon Pro


file name: Adobe Caslon Pro Poster by Rebecca Rapp 2017


file name: Adobe Caslon a


file name: Adobe Caslon Pro Poster by Abilash Lobo


file name: Adobe Caslon Pro Poster by Abilash Lobo


file name: Jan Tschichold Sabon M T 1966


file name: Stempel Garamond 1925 1936 Stempel Garamond 1925 1936


file name: Stempel Garamond 1925 1936 Stempel Garamond Bold 1925 1936


file name: Stempel Garamond 1925 1936 Stempel Garamond Italic O S F 1925 1936


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 01


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 02


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 03


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 04


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 05


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 06 B


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 07


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 08


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 09


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 12


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 14


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 15


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 16


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Jesse M Ragan Gotham 2003 17


file name: Albert Jan Pool F F D I N Poster by Grace Boyle 2014


file name: Albert Jan Pool F F D I N Poster by Grace Boyle 2014b


file name: Gerard Unger Swift L T 1985


file name: Gerard Unger Swift L T 1985 Poster by Elena Palafox 2016


file name: Peter Matthias Noordzij P M N Caecilia 1990


file name: Hoefler Gotham Black 2003


file name: Zuzana Licko Filosofia


file name: I T C Officina Sans


file name: Emigre Filosofia Grand Bold


file name: Linotype Trade Gothic


file name: J F Porchez Sabon Next 2006d







Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html