WIRED magazine's sans-serif headline/deck

robsayshowdy's picture

Sorry, I am new, and was curious to the foundry or font of Wired's sans-serif headline and deck fonts. They also seem to use several different body fonts.. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.

beejay's picture

WIRED has used Akzidenz Grotesk (or Grotesque) extensively, though there are
plenty of display fonts mixed in for feature heds.


robsayshowdy's picture

Thanks BJ. Sorry Stephen, will do next time.

marcox's picture

Although Wired does use Akzidenz Grotesk for heads and decks, most body copy is set in Univers or Univers Condensed.

robsayshowdy's picture

That's what I guessed Max, but they use serif fonts sometimes for special features.

For example (will post scan later): In the April issue, there is an article by Joshua Davis on the hologram that can bring peace to a hotly contested area of the Holy Land in the middle east. It is set entirely in a heavy serif.

Thanks for the responses again.

Stephen Coles's picture

Scans or photos are vital.

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