“Initially commissioned by science magazine Sciences & Avenir… In its early drafts, the drawings could be considered a ‘sans-serif version of Times New Roman’, but Jean-Baptiste Levée soon extended the exploration to include the 16th- and 17th-century typography exemplified by Guillaume Le Bé and Christophe Plantin. Columbia also excavates the so-called Elzevir style.” [Production Type] Comes in two optical sizes. Columbia Sans Display has a higher x-height and more compact horizontal proportions.
Design: Jean-Baptiste Levée. Team: Mathieu Réguer, Quentin Schmerber.
Columbia Sans in use
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