Imre Reiner

Type designer, wood engraver, painter and sculptor

(1900-1987)

Reiner was introduced to type design by Ernst Scheidler. He left Germany in 1923 to come to the United States with the goal of selling a series of sans serif faces, which had not yet gained popularity.

Work History
Klingspor
Bauer
Stephenson Blake
Monotype

Fonts Designed:
Meridian (1927)
Corvinus (1929)
Gotika (1932)
Floride (1939)
Matura (1939) : Designed for Monotype
Sinfonia/Stradivarius (1945)
Reiner Script (1951)
Reiner Black (1955)
Bazaar (1956)
Mercurius (1957) : Designed for Monotype
London Script (1957) : Designed for Stephenson Blake
Pepita (1959) : Based on Reiner's own handwriting. Designed for Monotype.
Contact (1968)

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