ITC Avant Garde Gothic® Std Medium Condensed ObliqueThis is an OpenType font!

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This font is OpenType
(Windows and Macintosh Platforms)

Glyph coverage:

Euro Currency Standard


Adobe Western 2


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End User License:

5 computers

Related Documents:

PDF icon   Glyph Complement (49K)

PDF icon   OpenType User Guide (1.3MB)

Typeface notes:

Herb Lubalin and Tom Carnase based their 1970 design of ITC Avant Garde Gothic on Lubalin’s logo for Avant Garde Magazine. The condensed fonts were designed for the International Typeface Corporation in 1974 by Ed Benguiat. ITC Avant Garde Gothic is a geometric sans serif type, that is, the basic shapes were made with a compass and T-square; the design is reminiscent of the work from the 1920s German Bauhaus movement. Letterforms built of circles and clean lines are highly effective for headlines and short texts. The condensed faces have the same modern look, while retaining legibility in lengthier texts.

Optical Size:

This face is designed to used at a text size of 12.0 points.


Ed Benguiat
Herb Lubalin
Tom Carnase


Sans Serif

Legal notices:

ITC and ITC Avant Garde Gothic® Std are trademarks of International Typeface Corporation registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain other jurisdictions.

Postscript File Name:


MAC Menu Name:

ITC Avant Garde Gothic Std Medium Condensed Oblique

Windows/PC Menu Name:

ITC Avant Garde Std Cn  + italic style

Related OpenType packages:

ITC Avant Garde Gothic Std 1
ITC Avant Garde Gothic Std 2
ITC Avant Garde Gothic Std Condensed 1
ITC Avant Garde Gothic Std Condensed 2
ITC Avant Garde Gothic Std Full Family

Need an old format of these fonts? Click below to purchase the deprecated PostScript Type 1 version:

ITC Avant Garde Gothic 1
ITC Avant Garde Gothic 2
ITC Avant Garde Gothic Condensed
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