Minion

Minion is an Old Style serif typeface designed by Robert Slimbach and released in 1990 through Adobe. The design of Minion was inspired by classical typefaces of the late Renaissance. Robert Bringhurst’s typography-bible The Elements of Typographic Style uses Minion for its body copy. Minion is available in five weights—regular, medium, semibold, bold and black—each with matching italics.

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Minion Specimen

Minion Type Specimen

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Minion Font Pairings

Frank Chimero
Jan 5, 2016
Fonts — San Francisco, Minion
Julien Renvoyé
Nov 28, 2015
Fonts — ITC Conduit, Minion
Brigitte
Jul 12, 2015
Fonts — Minion, Futura
Quotes Magazine
May 19, 2015
Fonts — Minion, Nitti, Romana
The Modern House
Mar 25, 2015
Fonts — Gill Sans, Minion
Homerun
Feb 19, 2015
Fonts — GT Walsheim, Minion
Ape Unit
Dec 9, 2014
Fonts — Minion, FF Super Grotesk
Simon Foster
Nov 29, 2014
Fonts — Brandon Grotesque, Minion
Cotton Bureau
Nov 12, 2014
Fonts — Brandon Grotesque, Minion
Rokkan
Jun 25, 2014
Fonts — Minion, Avenir
Grinders Coffee
Jun 8, 2014
Kevin Zweerink
May 24, 2014
Fonts — Minion, Inconsolata
Ruby Pseudo
Feb 22, 2014
Fonts — Minion, Alternate Gothic
Kyle Penn
Nov 30, 2013
Perky Bros
Jul 15, 2013
Fonts — Brown, Minion
Germ
Jul 3, 2013
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