3511Re: Claude Garamond Promotes His Old Style Typefaces
- Jan 1, 2005Out of curiousity I went looking for a digital Jannon.
> > >
> > > Fun. But I thought it was well-established that the original
> > > typeface known as Garamond had actually been designed
> > > by Jean Jannon.
> It's my understanding that the first modern faces called Garamond
> were designed in the early twentieth century and released by
> ATF, Linotype, and Monotype based on types used by Claude
> Garamond. But later research by Beatrice Warde in the late
> 1930s showed that those model types were actually designed
> by Jean Jannon. By then the Garamond name was too well
> --Ph. D.
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