Designed by Gary Gillot for Rapitype/Graphic Systems Ltd, 1972. Comes in two weights: 55 and 85. [Simonson] There is also a multiline version called Embrionic Triline and an (outlined) Shaded. The bold weight (plus swash caps) was adopted by Zipatone [1974 catalog] and by Berthold Fototypes. [Berthold 1974] Later shown with Ilja Feldstein credited as designer. [Berthold 1982] According to Gillot, that’s a mistake. Also spelled Embryonic [Gillot, MuirMcNeil]. Lettergraphics showed it as Squirrel Swash.