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The New York Times Magazine unveiled a redesign today. Aside from the magazine being "9 percent smaller -- a little off the top, a little off the sides" (as the editor wrote in his letter that doesn't seem to be online), there is a brand new type palette at work. "This week we are introducing a new typeface, Lyon Text, that was designed by Kai Bernau and Christian Schwartz and will be used exclusively by the magazine. It is more condensed than our previous typeface -- with the result that the words-per-page tally has hardly been affected. Perhaps if we hadn't mentioned it, you would hardly know the difference.... We are introducing new display-type faces -- Knockout (by the studio Hoefler & Frere-Jones) and Nyte (by the Portuguese designer Dino dos Santos) ..."
Scans below. Check out the link to Lyon Text above for more information and samples.
Page with Knockout, Nyte, Lyon Text, and Sunday
Nyte by Dino dos Santos
Lyon Text by Kai Bernau and Christian Schwartz