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LL Brown

Evidently, LL Brown owes to the seminal type designs of Edward Johnston and Arno Drescher, who with «Johnston» (ca. 1915) and «Super Grotesk» (ca. 1930) each created immensely influential and successful geometric typefaces.Yet Aurèle Sack was not aiming at a revival font. Using the historic predecessors for formal cues, he kept developing it more freely, adding a similarly purist and near-surgical flavour as with his earlier typefaces. LL Brown has been prominently featured in various design publications and was awarded the Swiss Design Award in 2010. It is available in five weights: Thin, Light, Regular, Bold and Black, all of them in Reclining and Italic.

Designed by Aurèle Sack 2007–11, first released by Lineto in 2011. Additional scripts produced in collaboration with Ilya Ruderman and Yury Ostromensky (Cyrillic), Panos Haratzopoulos (Greek), Titus Nemeth (Arabic), and Daniel Grumer (Hebrew). Font engineering and mastering by Lineto. All copyrights, distribution rights and trademarks are the exclusive property of Lineto GmbH.

Lineto, 2011