Ayer is a condensed display face designed by Miguel Reyes and published through Commercial Type in 2019. The typeface was created for fashion magazine W and comes in a wide variety of styles: Ayer Deck has the lowest amount of contrast and works best for body text; Ayer (shown in the specimen) has higher contrast and works best at larger sizes; Ayer Poster has the highest amount of contrast and is meant to be used at large poster sizes; Ayer Poster Cursive is described as a “chaotically beautiful cursive”; Ayer Poster Angular features razor-sharp angles; and Ayer Poster Blackletter is a non-traditional take on the blackletter genre.

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Ayer Specimen

Ayer Type Specimen

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Fonts — Neue Haas Unica, Ayer
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Fonts — Ayer, Inter
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Fonts — Ayer, Söhne, Neue Haas Grotesk
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Aug 27, 2020
Fonts — Ayer, Basis Grotesque
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Fonts — Roslindale, Neue Montreal, Ayer
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Fonts — Ayer, Nib, Fabriga

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