The original star trek font

The original star trek font:

™ & © 2016 CBS Studios Inc. – The custom-designed alphabet drawn for the title sequences of the original series.

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The typographic history of Star Trek starts with the original television series. It ran for three seasons from 1966 to 1969 until it was cancelled due to a combination of poor ratings and disappointing advertising revenues, and rescheduling of the third season to a ‘death slot’. The series went on to become a cult classic thanks to subsequent syndication, and spawned a legion of fervent fans dubbed ‘Trekkies’. Instead of using an existing typeface, the studio had a custom retro-futuristic alphabet drawn for the logo and ti
The all-caps straight-sided sans serif is constructed out of straight lines and circles in a style reminiscent of Russian Constructivism in the early 1920s. Its identifying traits are oblique midstrokes, and lowercase forms for the ‘M’, ‘N’, ‘W’ and ‘Y’. The Star Trek logo was drawn in an oblique version of the letters. Because the original design only had capitals, Bitstream had to create a lowercase from scratch and expand the character set for their digital font. It was available only in the upright style. Originally named Star Trek, the typeface was rechristened Horizon when it was integrated into the Bitstream library proper.

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