Century is a family of serif type faces particularly intended for body text. The family originates from a first design, Century Roman cut by American Type Founders designer Linn Boyd Benton in 1894 for master printer Theodore Low De Vinne, for use in his Century magazine. Its design emphasizes crispness and elegance, with strokes ending in fine tapers, ball terminals and crisp, finely pointed serifs.
Use of ‘Ruder Grotesk’, a wood type designed during an evening class by Emil Ruder and students in the early fifties. It was never commercially produced and was used exclusively at the Basel school workshop.