Designer Nick Curtis found the inspiration for this typeface on a 1920s poster for a German bookseller, by Berlin poster artist Paul Scheurich.
ITC Jeepers History
ITC Jeepers retains the spontaneity and playfulness of Scheurich’s original lettering and adds a few surprises of its own, one being the somewhat exclamatory ear on the lowercase ‘g.’ It was, in fact, the excited look of this particular character that gave rise to the font’s name. Not to be outdone, the exclamation point takes on an even more startling demeanor. The monoweight, slab serif design has a friendly personality, perfect for headlines and other display uses