Druk by Berton Hasebe for Bloomberg Businessweek
| 5 AUGUST 2011
Berton Hasebe has designed Druk, a condensed sans serif in 4 weights, for Richard Turley and his team at Bloomberg Businessweek. Based loosely on late 19th century condensed sans serif styles common to many Continental foundries (and popularized again during the middle of the 20th century), Druk's 4 weights are designed to add heft and volume to spreads and especially to covers, complementing Neue Haas Grotesk by doing things it can't.
| 2 APRIL 2015
Berton Hasebe has added two new families to the Druk collection: Druk Text and Druk Text Wide. These families are designed to be useful for the small elements of display typography that give structure and texture to a page without requiring dramatic changes in scale. Each is comprised of 4 weights with italics.
| 3 JUNE 2014
Designed by Berton Hasebe, Druk is a study in extremes, featuring the narrowest, widest, and heaviest typefaces in the Commercial Type library to date.
| 23 DECEMBER 2011
2011 was a densely packed and chaotic year, so the type needed to help reflect this in Bloomberg Businessweek's Year in Review issue. Berton Hasebe added some very dramatically condensed versions to his already very condensed sans family Druk, while Christian Schwartz pulled some Neue Haas Grotesk numerals in the opposite direction. Berton also provided some impossibly condensed pieces of lette...
| 24 MAY 2013
Creative Director Richard Turley and his team, with help from consultant Mark Leeds, have refreshed Bloomberg Businessweek from top to bottom for the first time since their major redesign in 2010. The changes through the front section of the magazine are minor, but Etc. has been completely rethought, with an exuberant approach to display typography centered around the extremely condensed versio...