Linotype presents top selection from TakeType Library – December 13, 2004

Fonts from the cutting edge

Bad Homburg, 13 December, 2004. Innovative designers have come to know the Linotype TakeType Library as a surefire source of inspiration and creativity. Now everyone who appreciates its rich possibilities for individual design can look forward to a comprehensive compilation of 67 innovative font families with a total of 130 weights. "Top TakeType” integrates a wealth of fully functional text and display fonts, plus an extraordinary range of experimental alphabets and symbols. Just as an example, the selection includes such popular typefaces as "Balder", "Escript" and the "Linotype Festtagsfont" as well as intriguing text fonts like "Aroma" and "Cineplex", the display font , the extravagant symbol font "Space Balls" and such tasty experimental treats as "Russisch Brot" . Many fonts were competitors or winners from the Linotype “International Type Design Contest” which not only attracts the design avantgarde every year but also promotes the development of innovative type in general. “Top TakeType” is a must for progressive typeface collectors – especially the amazingly affordable price makes the collection simply irresistible.

Surf the wave of the cutting edge! Find further information on the whole range of Top TakeType fonts and their designers at

Linotype GmbH, based in Bad Homburg, Germany and a member of the Heidelberg Group, looks back onto a history of 118 years. Building on its strong heritage, Linotype Library develops state-of-the-art font technology and offers more than 6,000 original fonts, covering the whole typographic spectrum from antique to modern, from east to west, and from classical to experimental. All typefaces (in PostScript™ and TrueType™ format as well as more than 1,400 fonts in OpenTypeTM) are now also available for instant download at In addition to supplying digital fonts, Linotype Library also offers comprehensive and individual consultation and support services for font applications in worldwide (corporate) communication.

If you would like further information, please contact:

Linotype GmbH
Du-Pont-Straße 1
61352 Bad Homburg
Tel.: +49 (0) 61 72 - 484 - 24 60
Fax: +49 (0) 61 72 – 484 - 5 24 60

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