Agency FB

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Agency FB
Agency FB large.png
Category Sans-serif
Classification Geometric
Designer(s) David Berlow and Morris Fuller Benton
Foundry Font Bureau

Font Bureau Agency is a geometric sans-serif typeface family intended for titles and headings, released between 1990 and 1995.[1][2] It was designed by David Berlow of Font Bureau.

It is an expansion of a capitals-only titling face created in the 1930s by Morris Fuller Benton, adding lower-case characters and a wider range of widths and weights. The expanded design somewhat resembles his classic Bank Gothic.

Usage[edit]

Agency is the main font in the 2011 first-person shooter video game Crysis 2 and the 2012 first-person shooter video game Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and used in the logo for the in-development science fiction first-person shooter video game trilogy Interstellar Marines. The Vancouver Canucks NHL club now uses the font, in modified form, with the introduction of Reebok's Edge uniform style in 2007. Nike has since adopted the typeface for use in their ice hockey uniforms for several countries, beginning in the 2010 Winter Olympics. The font was also widely used in the 2003 space flight simulator game Freelancer.

Two styles were supplied with Microsoft Office in the 2007 and 2010 editions but removed from Office 2013.[3] Microsoft has advised Office 2013 users missing the font to copy it from a computer running an earlier version of Office.[4]

Agency FB fonts[edit]

  • Agency FB Thin
  • Agency FB Light
  • Agency FB Regular
  • Agency FB Bold
  • Agency FB Black
  • Agency FB Compressed Thin
  • Agency FB Compressed Light
  • Agency FB Compressed Regular
  • Agency FB Compressed Bold
  • Agency FB Compressed Black
  • Agency FB Condensed Thin
  • Agency FB Condensed Light
  • Agency FB Condensed Regular
  • Agency FB Condensed Bold
  • Agency FB Condensed Black
  • Agency FB Wide Thin
  • Agency FB Wide Light
  • Agency FB Wide Regular
  • Agency FB Wide Bold
  • Agency FB Wide Black
  • Agency FB Extended Thin
  • Agency FB Extended Light
  • Agency FB Extended Regular
  • Agency FB Extended Bold
  • Agency FB Extended Black

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MyFonts". New.myfonts.com. 2000-01-01. Retrieved 2013-01-21. 
  2. ^ http://www.linotype.com/es/496400/agencyfb-family.html?id=496400&name=agencyfb&viewmode=family&site=details&lang=es
  3. ^ "Microsoft: Agency FB". Microsoft. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  4. ^ D'Souza, Anula. "Advice on missing fonts". Microsoft. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 

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