Head over heart.

Evaluate ITC Stone Sans and Glypha’s potential based on their common past.

how these types match up:

ITC Stone Sans

heritage, year

American, 1987

virtues

Consistency, teamwork

Glypha

heritage, year

Swiss, 1980

virtues

Renovation, illusion

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ITC Stone Sans

Glypha

lacks spur
and crossbar
angled
terminals
slightly condensed
proportions
large counters
oval-based curves,
variant stroke width
slight tapering,
but generally
avoids fine lines
closed apertures
high x-height
thick slab serifs
large counters
oval-based curves,
variant stroke width
reevaluate options

Not so fast.

Glypha parallels ITC Stone Sans’
aim for legibility, but Stone draws
no inspiration from Swiss design,
let alone Egyptian hieroglyphics.