3519Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Claude Garamond Promotes His Old Style Typefaces
- Jan 2, 2005Gerald Lange skribis:
>I'm relying on my memory again, but as I recall, English
> Paul W Romaine wrote:
>> Not to quibble, but this sounds late. My notes have
>> "Paul Beaujon" (Beatrice Warde) publishing in
>> 1927 _The 1621 specimen of Jean Jannon_.
> Without consulting any sources, wasn't the appellation
> Paul Beaujon used before Ms Warde was employed
> by Monotype? <snip>
Monotype offered "Paul Beaujon" a job sight unseen
based on "his" writings. "He" accepted, and caused
quite a stir when Beatrice Warde showed up on the first
day of work. Perhaps she continued to write under that
name after taking the job at Monotype.
> Yeah, Storm is quite a typophile's delight. I am so pleasedAgreed. I haven't seen much Czech work, but I was impressed
> to see the Czech work being revived. When I happened
> upon Preissig's work way back when I was still quite wet
> behind the ears, I first understood the power of typographic
> letterforms. The prices at Storm are actually quite good
> relative to what many European foundries have charged
> for fonts. We have quite denigrated the value of digital
> fonts in the US right from the get go, consequently some-
> times the Euro pricing comes as a shock.
with the work of Oldrich Menhart. The prices do seem reason-
able for what you get.
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