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3511Re: Claude Garamond Promotes His Old Style Typefaces

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  • Gerald Lange
    Jan 1, 2005
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      Out of curiousity I went looking for a digital Jannon.

      http://www.stormtype.com/jannon.html

      Quite nice.

      Gerald


      > > >
      > > > 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
      > established.
      >

      >
      >
      > --Ph. D.
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