Medien Union Sans & Serif
Medien Union is one of the largest media outlets in Germany. The typeface family created is being used across a multitude of their media brands from newspapers to school book publishers and radio stations. The geometric form of the Medien Union typefaces is based on the superellipse which is found in the inner forms of glyphs such as the o, b, p etc. The Medien Union typeface design counters these inside forms with tilted outside forms which allows for tighter text setting and better legibility. The need to serve a multitude of reading environments from books to newspaper to digital.
Script: Latin, Latin Extended, Greek
Extras: Proportional, Tabular, Lining, Oldstyle, SmallCaps, Subscript, Superscripts, Full mathematical set, Fractions, Case sensitive formats, Arrows
Font formats: For desktop and app: otf, ttf
For web: woff, woff2 and eot
Design: Henning Skibbe as partner at Bureau Johannes Erler