Program and Program Narrow are two sans serif typefaces that are designed and produced by Zuzana Licko and licensed by Emigre Fonts. Available in open type and web font formats, Program boasts four weights (book, medium, bold, black) and Program Narrow has three (regular, medium, black). Both fonts have italic versions of each weight. Lining, tabular lining, old style and tabular old style numerals are also included.
Program and Program Narrow diverge most notably in the design of the a, c, e and s in both lowercase and capitals. In Program, the terminals of these curved characters are vertical. This opens up the counter spaces and increases legibility, contributing to its fitness as a text font. In Program Narrow, the terminals are horizontal. Bending the curves into themselves like this accentuates the verticality of Program Narrow. The effect also creates more compact letter shapes, making it a suitable headline font.
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