Guardian Egyptian

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Guardian Egyptian
Category Slab-Serif
Designer(s) Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz
Commissioned by Mark Porter, The Guardian
Date created 2004–2005
The masthead of The Guardian newspaper is written in Guardian Egyptian typeface

Guardian Egyptian is a slab-serif typeface commissioned by Mark Porter for the UK newspaper, The Guardian and designed by Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz between 2004 and 2005. It was an essential element in The Guardian's move to the Berliner format and is the typeface used in the current masthead. It is part of the Guardian font family, which also includes Guardian Sans, Guardian Text Egyptian, Guardian Text Sans and Guardian Agate all of which are also used by The Guardian.

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