A monospaced family designed 1956–62 by Roger Roberson for IBM’s Selectric electric typewriters. Letter Gothic 12 Pitch is heavier and spaced tighter.
A digital version was released in 1989. Proportional interpretations include ParaType’s New Letter Gothic and FontFont’s FF Letter Gothic Text.
Letter Gothic in use
New York Photo Festival 20082008
- Luke Hayman
- Shigeto Akiyama
Contributed by Indra Kupferschmid
Big Plans exhibition design2013
- Jessica Svendsen
- Julia Novitch
Contributed by Nick Sherman
“vote or shut up”: invitation to Communicating Arts Group Board election1993
- John Ball
Contributed by Stephen Coles