Linotype Ergo™ font family


Designed by  Gary Munch in 1997

About Linotype Ergo™ font family

Linotype Ergo was designed by American Gary Munch, and was a winner in Linotype's Second International Digital Design Contest in 1997. Conceived as a blend of traditional and modern type concepts, it works as a legible text family as well as a lively display or headline font. The word ergo means consequently," but it also comes from the Greek word "ergon" for "work." Consequently, Munch sees this family as full of energy -- an ideal font for working hard to make a point, and able to get it across with friendly vigor.

The strokes of the characters are carefully designed to accommodate the tendency of the eye to enlarge horizontals and perceive verticals as lighter. The lowercase forms have open, friendly counters and are enhanced by small quirks, such as the slightly leaning s and the wide t. The deep branching of curves from main strokes helps this humanist sans to be very readable at smaller sizes.

Linotype Ergo has four normal-width weights, five condensed weights, and two compressed weights - all with companion Italics! The family also includes a clever "Sketch" font for use in headlines, bringing the total number of font styles to 23.
Ergo is available with Greek and Cyrillic and as W2G fonts with Hebrew."

Linotype Ergo

Desktop fonts are designed to be installed on a computer for use with applications. Licensed per computer.
Web fonts are used with the CSS @font-face rule. They are licensed for a set number of page views with no time limitation.
Web fonts are used with the CSS rule @font-face used. The license has no time limit.
Mobile App Fonts can be embedded in your mobile application. Each app requires a separate license. The license is based on the number of app installations.
Electronic Publication Fonts can be embedded in an eBook, eMagazine or eNewspaper. Fonts are licensed per issue.
Server fonts can be installed on a server and e.g. used by automated processes to create items. A license is per server core CPU per year.
You can use this type of license to embed web fonts in digital ads, such as ads created in HTML5. The licenses are valid for a specific number of ad impressions without time limit.
Linotype Ergo

47 Typefaces



world-map map Cyrillic map Greek map Hebrew map

Pro / OT CFF

supports at least

33 languages.

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Linotype Ergo™ Sketch

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Condensed

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Condensed Italic

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Medium Condensed

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Medium Condensed Italic

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Demi Condensed

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Demi Condensed Italic

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Bold Condensed

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Bold Condensed Italic

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Black Condensed

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Black Condensed Italic

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Compressed

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Compressed Italic

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Bold Compressed

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Bold Compressed Italic

-  2 variants
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Linotype Ergo™ Cyrillic Regular

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Cyrillic Italic

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Cyrillic Medium

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Linotype Ergo™ Cyrillic Medium Italic

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Linotype Ergo™ Cyrillic Demi Bold

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Linotype Ergo™ Cyrillic Demi Bold Italic

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Cyrillic Bold

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Cyrillic Bold Italic

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Greek Regular

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Greek Italic

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Greek Medium

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Greek Medium Italic

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Greek Demi Bold

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Greek Demi Bold Italic

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Linotype Ergo™ Greek Bold

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Greek Bold Italic

-  1 variant
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Linotype Ergo™ Hebrew Regular

-  1 variant
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