Serif confusion revealed by eagle-eyed trainspotter

In your article you state that ‘a specially-commissioned sans serif typeface, Guardian Egyptian has been developed’ (DW 8 September). Hopefully the designers, Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz, won’t be too upset at you for implying that they decided to design an Egyptian typeface, then somehow forgot to include any serifs. Fortunately you include a picture, in which they are quite clearly visible.


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