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While many online publications that try to recreate an offline look feel fail, the German web magazine encore seems to be an exception to the rule. The latest issue has,...

While many online publications that try to recreate an offline look & feel fail, the German web magazine encore seems to be an exception to the rule. The latest issue has, amongst others, a compelling article on the history of the FF DIN font (p.34).

Says encore:

"DIN (Deutsche Industrie-Norm = German Industrial Standard) is the magic word for everything that can be measured in Germany, including the official German typeface, appropriately (…) called "Din-Schrift". Since it is available in digital form, this typeface has been picked up by many graphic designers who like it for its lean, geometric lines"

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