Explore Robert Ri'chard, Fonts, and more!

Explore related topics

Fonts from the type designer “Robert Slimbach” in use

Artist Robert Thom’s depiction of Nicolas Jenson at his engraving bench

Nicolas Jenson: c. 1420 – 1480

Artist Robert Thom’s depiction of Nicolas Jenson at his engraving bench

The 62 Ampersands of Robert Slimbach's font Poetica. Good reference chart for different styles of ampersands to utilize in layouts.

Poetica was designed in and is the first Adobe Originals script typeface; This elegant style of writing formed the basis for italic.

printed by Nicholas Jenson, a famous early printer and type designer. Jenson is best known for the design of his roman typefaces, which continue to influence type designs today.  This one was printed in a gothic typeface, and the copy we have here in Special Collections is beautifully rubricated.

This book was printed by Nicholas Jenson, a famous early printer and type designer. Jenson is best known for the design of his roman typefaces,.

Pages from (Little Office of the Virgin Mary) by Nicholas Jenson. He formed a new standard of texture using wider letterforms, kerning between letters is tight, and even texture of black strokes. Decorated borders and initial letters reflect the contemporary illuminated manuscripts of that time.

Nicolas Jenson, pages from Incipit officium beate Marie virginus secundum consuetudinem romane curie (Little Office of the Virgin Mary),

John Baskerville was an English businessman, in areas including japanning and papier-mâché, but he is best remembered as a printer and type designer.

John Baskerville January 1706 – 8 January was an English businessman, in areas including japanning and papier-mâché, but he is best remembered as a printer and type designer Painted by James Millar

52

Free Fonts: Ultimate Collection for 2016

Pinterest
Search