Nice Video on the Hershey Fonts

Shoppa, Tim tshoppa at
Thu Apr 12 16:28:09 CDT 2018

Very nice presentation by Frank Griesshammer on the subject of the Hershey Fonts:

He does a superb job explaining how a font invented in 1967 by a mathematical physicist at a US Weapons Lab became essential for the last 40 years of technical writing. And is also an interesting font for actual font designers today :-)

Tim N3QE


Frank Grießhammer — The Hershey Fonts<>
Recorded during TypeCon2015: Condensed in Denver, Colorado In 1967, Dr. A.V. Hershey was working at the U.S. Naval Weapons Laboratory in Virginia; on some of the ...

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