The condensed fonts were drawn by Ed Benguiat in and the obliques were designed by André Gürtler, Erich Gschwind and Christian Mengelt in An avant garde feel to typography. Slanted letters, elongated aspects, proportion and arrangement.
I like the slight hidden message in this. Even with this however it is still easy to read and understand. The lettering is formal and smart, as though its a news column piece of text but the clean breaks and slight movement keep it fun and interesting.
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