Clinton is a neo-grotesque representative of the Grotesk genre inspired by the work of Swiss designers in the 1950's and 60's. Clinton is a neutral typeface that had great clarity, no intrinsic meaning in its form and could be used on a wide variety of signage.
Rooted in American Gothics and Swiss traditional and pragmatic design, Clinton contains ingredients like horizontal terminals and uniform widths which results in a highly functional and flexible font. Clinton has a tall x-height which makes it easier to read in smaller sizes and at distance.
Like many neo-grotesque designs, Clinton has a narrow aperture which limits its legibility onscreen and at small print sizes.