ABC Monument Grotesk

ABC Monument Grotesk

About "ABC Monument Grotesk "

Monument Grotesk owes its point de départ to a few contours Kasper-Florio stumbled upon online in 2013 in Palmer & Rey’s New Specimen Book, 1884, on page 81.

It relied on a sturdy and compact skeleton, high vertical contrast and surprisingly sharp end strokes.

The “o”, “c” and “e”, with their squarish inner counters pressing against their outer parts, or the elongated “r”, in particular, gave reason for a couple of screenshots, and later, a digitisation.

Since founding their studio in 2013, Kasper-Florio have masterfully worked on commissions from the Swiss cultural design landscape and been awarded the prestigious Most Beautiful Swiss Books prize in 2013, 2016 and 2017.

Their output is conceptually to the point, awfully consistent and print-fetishistic – with Monument Grotesk serving as their house typeface almost exclusively.

Always challenging their commissions and respective reproduction techniques, the typeface design has been revised to meet Kasper-Florio’s expectations in Screen Printing (Helmhaus Zurich, 2014), as Foil Embossing (Missue, 2014), as Digital Print on textile (Solarnet, 2015), in Offset Printing (Werkschau Thurgau, 2016 or Swiss Poster Festival Weltformat, 2017) and on Screen (PIN Systems, 2018).

Monument Grotesk carries the chronology of its development within itself: two characteristic stages of the "r"-glyph, “r.

2” (2015) and “r.

1” (2014), have been re-introduced to the character set – allowing you to travel back in time by using the typeface’s OpenType features.

Having proven its versatility already, Monument Grotesk was released first in one weight only and subsequently extended during Summer 2018 into a full family of three weights and corresponding Italics, plus Mono and Semi-Mono cuts.

In Summer 2019 a Heavy and Black weight + Italics were added the family.

ABC Monument Grotesk  font in use

Font family

ABC Monument Grotesk Font family

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Fonts
  • ABC Monument Grotesk Black
    Black

    ABC Monument Grotesk Black Black

  • ABC Monument Grotesk Black Italic
    Black Italic

    ABC Monument Grotesk Black Italic Black Italic

  • ABC Monument Grotesk Bold
    Bold

    ABC Monument Grotesk Bold Bold

  • ABC Monument Grotesk Bold Italic
    Bold Italic

    ABC Monument Grotesk Bold Italic Bold Italic

  • ABC Monument Grotesk Heavy
    Heavy

    ABC Monument Grotesk Heavy Heavy

  • ABC Monument Grotesk Heavy Italic
    Heavy Italic

    ABC Monument Grotesk Heavy Italic Heavy Italic

  • ABC Monument Grotesk Italic
    Italic

    ABC Monument Grotesk Italic Italic

  • ABC Monument Grotesk Medium
    Medium

    ABC Monument Grotesk Medium Medium

  • ABC Monument Grotesk Medium Italic
    Medium Italic

    ABC Monument Grotesk Medium Italic Medium Italic

  • ABC Monument Grotesk Regular
    Regular

    ABC Monument Grotesk Regular Regular

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Publisher

Dinamo, Foundry

Date released

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Offline books, magazines, periodicals, brochures, catalogs, calendars, newspaper ads, magazine ads, offline print ads, product packaging, etc. all rangesX
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YouTube, commercials, commercial films, music videos, etc. all videosX
Internal documents within the organization, presentations for internal distribution, certificates, manuscripts, reports, free distribution official document formats, etc. all documentsX
Name, brand name, product name, logo, mark, slogan, catchphrase, etc. all rangesX
Wireless and wired video courses, books, electronic brochures, webzines, etc. all rangesX
Game UI, app UI, software UI, etc. all rangesX
Stamps, mouse pads, mugs, checks, credit cards, wallpaper, tiles, verticals, clothing, items produced using fonts through 3D printing, etc. all rangesX
Outdoor signs, banners, etc. all rangesX
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