Typewolf Apparel

Antique Olive

Antique Olive is a sans-serif typeface designed by French type designer Roger Excoffon in 1962. The typeface is unique in that it features “reverse” contrast—the strokes are heavier on the top and bottom and lighter on the sides, which is the opposite of most typefaces. Although the uppercase letter O is shaped like an olive, Antique Olive was actually named after the foundry it was created for, Fonderie Olive. The design definitely has a dated feel to it but it could be poised for a comeback like many other 1970s-evoking fonts.

Download Antique Olive →

Purchase through this link to help support Typewolf.

Antique Olive Specimen

Antique Olive Type Specimen

Similar Fonts

Suggested Font Pairing

Closest Free Alternative on Google Fonts

Antique Olive Font Pairings

Invest in your career as a designer and become a typography expert.
Typewolf

Download a ZIP of the 50 Best Sites on Typewolf

Get this curated collection of full-size, high-resolution screenshots to add to your personal inspiration library when you subscribe to the monthly Typewolf Type Roundup newsletter.


Jeremiah Shoaf

Curated by Jeremiah Shoaf  ·  @typewolf

Email 01