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Many modern revival fonts based on French renaissance printing are influenced by the work of Robert Granjon c. Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: I made no attempt to eliminate the mannerisms or deficiencies of his famous type, realising that they came not by intention, but rather through the punch-cutter's handling, to his lack of tools of precision and his crude materials, for he worked by eye and not by rule.

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Jannon's career took place during a politically tense period.

Learn more about language support Learn more about OpenType features. This license can also be found at this permalink: Therefore, a "Garamond" revival font in modern use can in practice often be understood to mean one based on the general appearance of early modern French printing, not necessarily specifically Garamond's work.

A s adaptation created by the Stempel Type Foundry and released for hot metal typesetting by Linotype, that has remained popular. Retrieved 2 February Popular in the metal type era, its digitisation has been criticised for having too light a colour on the page for body text if printed with many common printing systems, a problem with several Monotype digitisations of the period. Confusion about which engravers created which typefaces is natural since many were active over this time, creating typefaces not just in the Latin alphabet in roman and italic, but also in Greek and Hebrew for scholarly use.

A Revival of Types of Robert Granjon". Archived from the original PDF on 9 October If you are seeing this message, you probably have an ad blocker turned on. Add to Web Project. Green in a slimmer style for text printed large, authority in a thicker style for text printed small. This claim has been criticised as a misinterpretation of how typefaces are actually measured and what printing methods are desirable.

The Plantin-Moretus Museum, which preserves original Garamond punches and matrices. I couldn't neglect, yet I did not consciously include them in my own drawings, and these are the touches that mark my face as belonging to the present and not to the sixteenth century.

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Hermes Cyrillic and Western Bold. Some of my British colleagues who worked with the original version of gaaramond Garamond consider the digitised version much too light.

Garamond is a group of many old-style serif typefacesnamed bodl sixteenth-century Parisian engraver Claude Garamond generally spelled as Garamont in his lifetime. It has been described as "one of the best open source fonts" by prominent typeface designer Erik Spiekermann. Thomas Phinney, an expert on digital fonts, noted that the effect of simply swapping Garamond in agaramone be compromised legibility: Following an eclipse in popularity in the eighteenth and nineteenth century, many modern revival faces in the Garamond style have been developed.

Retrieved 11 December In a paper published on the British typography journal The FleuronBeatrice Warde revealed her discovery that the Imprimerie nationale type had been created by Jean Jannon, something she had discovered by examining printing credited to him in London and Paris and through reading the work of Paillard, and perhaps with advice from French bibliographer Marius Audin.

It is sharp, somewhat angular design with a crisp hook rather than a teardrop at top left of the 'a'. Royal Holloway PhD thesis. Critical Writings on Typography.

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Some distinctive characteristics in Garamond's letterforms are an 'e' with a small eye and the bowl of the 'a' which has a sharp hook upwards at top left. The asymmetrical fint M' in a French textbook, apparently the result of French artisans such as Garamond over-faithfully copying a glitch in Manutius's type. Retrieved 14 May This restriction only applies to the primary font name as presented to the users.

Earlier fonts that may have been cut by Garamond have been suggested but the attribution is less certain. As one of the most popular typefaces in history, a number of designs have been created that are influenced by Garamond's design but follow different design paths.

Stempel Garamond has relatively short descendersallowing it to be particularly tightly linespaced.

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