Designed by Wadsworth A. Parker for ATF (that’s American Type Founders, not Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) in 1927, this font was originally called Modernistic. Since it ain’t so no mo’, I gave it a new name more in line with its place in history. Suitable for short headlines in large point sizes, unless you really want to torture your readers. The freeware version is uppercase only; my commercial font, Metro Retro Redux has lowercase letters, as well as a complete Adobe character set.
Metro Retro font contains 394 defined characters and 100 unique glyphs. The font contains characters from the following unicode character ranges: Basic Latin (93), Latin-1 Supplement (96), Latin Extended-A (61), Latin Extended-B (1), Spacing Modifier Letters (9), Greek and Coptic (12), General Punctuation (17), Superscripts and Subscripts (1), Currency Symbols (3), Letterlike Symbols (1), Arrows (7), Mathematical Operators (16), Miscellaneous Technical (4), Box Drawing (40), Block Elements (8), Geometric Shapes (10), Miscellaneous Symbols (11), Private Use Area (3).
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