New release: Lyon Display by Kai Bernau
RELEASES | 22 JUNE 2010
Commercial Type are pleased to announce the release of Lyon Display, a new serif display typeface in 5 weights, designed by Kai Bernau as a headline companion for his Lyon Text family. Lyon is a contemporary interpretation of French Renaissance type forms, particularly the work of punchcutter Robert Granjon, who was active in the 16th century and whose work still remains a touchstone for serif type to this day. Lyon Display debuted simultaneously in Michael Stanaland's redesign of Roll Call, a daily newspaper published for the US Congress and Capitol Hill staffers, and Middle East-centric arts quarterly Bidoun, redesigned by Andy Pressman of Brooklyn-based design studio Rumors. Please click here to see more.
RELEASES | 15 SEPTEMBER 2009
Commercial Type have released their first new design not designed within the company, with Lyon. Designed by Kai Bernau, Lyon is a modern interpretation of the classic Renaissance typefaces, and in particular the work of Robert Granjon. The family has recently been adopted by the New York Times for its magazines and Mark Porter's redesign of Internazionale, a newsweekly based in Rome.
UNRELEASED, NEWSPAPERS, PUBLICATIONS, MAGAZINES | 21 OCTOBER 2014
Ariel Cepeda has redesigned Le Dimanche Matin, the Sunday edition of the Lausanne-based French language Daily Le Dimanche, serving the Vaud region. Headline typography is in Kai Bernau's Lyon Display and Produkt, a slab serif companion to Graphik designed by Berton Hasebe with Christian Schwartz, slated for release in November 2014.