7. The following sentence is from a 2013 article about popular web fonts. Which font does it refer to?
“A hugely-popular typeface designed by Mark Simonson. It is often described as a hybrid of Futura and Akzidenz Grotesk, combining a geometric appearance with modern proportions. In my opinion, [its] use on the web is so ubiquitous that it is starting to feel a little overused.”
8. Name this logo, which was commissioned by Google and is used in many of its web pages and advertisements.
One of the first examples of a slab serif typeface, released in 1845. According to Know Your Typeface: “Notable as one of the last new developments in nineteenth century typography, the letterforms represented a significant change from the slab-serif Antiques and Egyptians that were so popular in that time.”
22. From a recent Guardian article. Referring to which font?
“It was developed in 1956 by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffman, very much in sympathy with the new Swiss Style – which treated graphic design almost as a postwar utopian mission. Just as modernist architecture stripped away superfluous building ornamentation, so the new Swiss typography snipped off the frivolous serifs – relics from an older era of print technology, namely stone carving.”