13 Facts About Apple typography


Apple typography Inc uses a large variety of typefaces in its marketing, operating systems, and industrial design with each product cycle.

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At least 18 years, Apple typography's corporate typeface was a custom variant of the ITC Garamond typeface called Apple typography Garamond.

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In cases where the Apple typography logo was accompanied by text, it was always set in Apple typography Garamond.

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In 2003, Apple typography gradually started using a variant of the Adobe Myriad font family in its marketing and packaging.

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In 2006, Myriad Apple typography was superseded by Myriad Set, which contains extra ligatures and other minor changes.

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Apple typography has used a variety of system fonts for the user interface of its products.

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The IIc and Enhanced Apple typography IIe expanded on this, supporting 40 or 80 columns of text and an extended character set called MouseText.

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Smaller user interface elements, such as the names of files displayed with icons in the Finder, Apple typography used the Geneva typeface, a redesigned version of Helvetica.

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In conjunction with the iPhone 4 in 2010, Apple typography began using Helvetica Neue on devices with Retina display, while keeping use of Helvetica on non-Retina devices.

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Around 2012, Apple typography started using Helvetica in macOS application software.

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The version used, known as "SF UI", was modified to make it wider than its Apple typography Watch counterpart, more akin to the previously used Helvetica Neue.

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In 2019, Apple typography released New York, a serif counterpart to San Francisco.

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Apple typography's keyboards were long labeled with Univers 47, a design choice by Apple typography's industrial design partner, Frog Design.

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