Herald Gothic

6 Styles

The incisive appearance of the economical Herald Gothic headline is given by the bevelled corners to the characters, a practice common in the eighteen-seventies for news heads. The series is based upon a single condensed ATF sanserif from the period. Matthew Butterick designed it for Font Bureau, adding two new weights, with each weight including an alternative style of capitals, and small capitals as well; FB 1993

Herald Gothic is also available for online use with @font-face through the Webtype hosted font service.

Among other uses, Herald Gothic is recommended for Newspaper, Magazine and Book use.

Herald Gothic

Related People
· Matthew Butterick