In the 1920s, Danish architect, printer, and designer Knud V. Engelhardt (1882–1931) prepared a series of striking types for signage, including those for the street signs in Gentofte, north of Copenhagen. Swedish designer Mårten Thavenius built upon some of the structural elements from Engelhardt’s work to arrive at Skilt Gothic. The middle weights are well-suited for text, while the extremes work best in display; FB 2010
Skilt Gothic is provided as premium OpenType fonts with a full set of professional OT layout features and extended language support.
Fonts are also available in legacy Postscript format with limited character sets.
Among other uses, Skilt Gothic is recommended for Magazine and Corporate use.
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