Inspired by the typographic history of Geneva.
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a typeface with one foot in the past & 
one foot in the present

This typeface family is inspired by the typographic history of the city of Geneva.
Thesaurus is based on the types that Robert Estienne brought from Paris to Geneva,
which were later used by his son Henri II Estienne for printing the famous book 
"Thesaurus Græcæ Linguæ". These metal types served, in some way, as a bridge 
between France and Switzerland, between Catholicism and Protestantism, 
and now, through Thesaurus, between past and present. 
Thesaurus was released by Typotheque in January 2017.

Thesaurus has received the Gold award (first prize) at the European Design Awards 2018.
Furthermore, it was one of the 4 projects awarded with the Mention of Excellence at the 8th Latin-American type-design biennial by Tipos Latinos (TL8) – out of 444 projects submitted this year. It was selected in the Superfamily category. 
It has also been awarded with Gold in the Graphis Type 4: Typeface Design Competition.

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