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"Garamond" types

Paul Beaujon

"Garamond" types

sixteenth and seventeenth century sources considered.

by Paul Beaujon

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Published .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationp. 131-179
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20410462M

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Even in today's digital forms, Garamond evokes the hand. It puckers and bloats in delicate ways like ink swelling within paper fibers. The last book I read was a hardback novel about the story of an estranged Sri Lankan family with plenty of drama and emotional upheaval. It was the kind of book you start and have to read through without putting it down.

At the end of the book there was a little footnote saying how and why the author had chosen to print the book with the Garamond typeface. The famous D. Stempel AG interpretation from the s remains true to the original Garamond types with its typical old style characteristics.

The bold italic weight is a modern addition at the end of the s, and the small caps provided an alternative to the standard capital letters. Garamond's types were, in turn, based on those used by Aldus Manutius in and cut by Francesco Griffo.

The italic is based on types cut in France circa by Robert Granjon. Garamond is a beautiful typeface with an air of informality which looks good in a wide range of applications.

It works particularly well in books and lengthy text. General Information on Garamond: Garamond is an old-style serif typeface that was created by engraver Claude Garamond in the 16th century.

Often used for printing body text and booksAuthor: Carolyn Chheath. Claude Garamond (ca. ) cut types for the Parisian scholar-printer Robert Estienne in the first part of the sixteenth century, basing his romans on the types cut by Francesco Griffo for Venetian printer Aldus Manutius in Garamond refined his romans in later versions, adding his own concepts as he developed his skills as a punchcutter.

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(Cookies must be enabled in. My favorite book text faces, more or less in order: Bembo Caslon Garamond Minion Pro Baskerville Janson Sabon. Simpler, newer book types include Utopia (Before & After’s serif typeface) Stone Serif. There are many others. Miller is a popular Scotch Roman style.

Avoid Times (too narrow and spiky) and Palatino (unnecessarily busy). Download ITC Garamond Book Condensed, font family ITC Garamond by with Book Condensed weight and style, download file name is e Name: Claude Garamond, Garamond also spelled Garamont, (bornParis, France—diedParis), French type designer and publisher.

Garamond was apprenticed about to Antoine Augerau and by was working with the typefounder Geoffroy first romans and his grecs du roi were cut for the firm of Robert Estienne.

In he began to publish books; apparently he was not successful. Garamond in use. Many revivals bearing Claude Garamond’s name have been released by various foundries (many of them actually being based on the work of Jean Jannon, and italics by Robert Granjon).

Uses are tagged with this generic entry unless a. About Adobe Garamond The Adobe Originals program started in as an in-house type foundry at Adobe, brought together to create original typefaces of exemplary design quality, technical fidelity, and aesthetic longevity.

Today the Type team’s mission is to conduct original research and development for type at Adobe, making sophisticated and. Garamond–There are many versions of typefaces known as Garamond, and this is one of the most popular families of fonts for use in books.

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Download Garamond BookCondensed font free in ttf format for Windows and Mac. We have thousands of free fonts available for you. Adobe Type Specimen books. Adobe Type; Get fonts Adobe Garamond. A contempory typeface family based on the roman types of Claude Garmond and the italic types of Robert Granjon.

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It also includes text samples of Adobe Garamond Pro at a full range of sizes, as well as sample artwork showing the design in use. Claude Garamond (ca. –) cut types for the Parisian scholar-printer Robert Estienne in the first part of the sixteenth century, basing his romans on the types cut by.

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The first Roman type designed by Claude Garamond was used in an edition of the Erasmus book Paraphrasis in Elegantiarum Libros Laurentii Vallae published in The Roman design was based on an Aldus Manutius type, De Aetna, cut in by Francesco Claude Garamond died inmost of his punches and matrices were acquired by Christophe Plantin from Antwerp, the Le Bé.

I have a list of 27 free fonts to use in your book formatting HERE. EB Garamond-download. Cardo-download. Tryst-download. Theano Didot (my favorite) Of course there are other lovely fonts to choose from.

But your book formatting is not a place to do a lot of experimenting or risk-taking. EB Garamond is intended to be an excellent, classical, Garamond. It is a community project to create a revival of Claude Garamont’s famous humanist typefaces from the midth century.

This digital version reproduces the original design by Claude Garamont closely: The source for the letterforms is a scan of a specimen known as the “Berner [ ].ITC Garamond™ Book Italic. Available for Desktop use.

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