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What is the Tschichold font?

The first photo-typesetting machine in operation, the Uhertype, was introduced in 1925. It was a combination of manual phototypesetting machine and make-up machine. The machine’s typefaces were designed by Jan Tschichold. The patents on Uhertype were bought up at the time to prevent the invention of filmsetting spreading. Jan Tschichold has been very influenced by Gill Sans (1928) for this humanistic sans serif drawn in 1933/36 for Uhertype.

Tschichold Font families

The Tschichold includes the following font families:

  • Tschichold
  • Tschichold Italic
  • Tschichold Normal Expert
  • Tschichold Book
  • Tschichold Book Italic
  • Tschichold Book Expert
  • Tschichold Bold
  • Tschichold Condensed
  • Tschichold Condensed Italic
  • Tschichold Condensed Bold

Tschichold Preview

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Is Tschichold Free to Download?

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