Head over heart.

Evaluate Univers and ITC Cerigo’s potential based on their common past.

how these types match up:

Univers

heritage, year

Swiss, 1957

virtues

Order, objectivity

ITC Cerigo

heritage, year

French, 1993

virtues

Elegance, legacy

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Univers

ITC Cerigo

horizontally-
sliced terminals
legs meet
at a point
monolinear
strokes
square dot
scribal forms
adnate foot serifs
sharp crossbar
upright italic
square dot
reevaluate options

Alas,

Both were designed for photosetting, but ITC Cerigo’s scribal influence commands attention, whereas Univers epitomizes neutrality.