Re: [PPLetterpress] FWD: RTF Stern
- Thanks for that Gerald, Just watched the trailer and really enjoyed it
and have ordered up specimen booklets for me and my students.
Hi-Artz Press, PO Box 927, Luton, LU1 5ZF
On 18 Jul 2008, at 19:53, Gerald Lange wrote:
> INTRODUCING RTF Stern: A New Font in TrueType, PostScript OpenType &
> Hot Metal!
> Just announced at TypeCon in Buffalo, NY, Stern is a typographic
> first: it marks the first time a font is simultaneously released both
> digitally and in metal. Stern, named for the late printer Christopher
> Stern, is an upright Italic designed by Jim Rimmer intended for poetry
> settings and numerous other uses. The making of this typeface is also
> being made into a documentary shot in HD video. A trailer can be seen
> The digital version of RTF Stern includes the OpenType Pro version
> plus four non-pro versions included for applications that do not
> support OpenType. The set features Stern Aldine, Regular, Tall Caps &
> Small Caps.
> The (16pt on 18pt body) metal version of Stern is shipped directly
> from Pie Tree foundry in Vancouver, BC. It is cast to order by Jim
> Rimmer using foundry metal.
> SPECIMEN BOOKLET
> A special limited edition specimen booklet was printed by Coach House
> Press in Toronto, ON. The duotone photos by Anna Prior are printed
> with silver highlights in the specimen portions that accent the feel
> of the type & tools used to make Stern. The booklet includes a
> bound-in letterpress specimen printed on Japanese rice paper and a
> single metal letter!
> In collaboration with Buffalo-based JRVisuals, who developed the "Type
> is Art" interactive web project, a special Stern project allows you to
> create images with the component parts of the Stern font.
> P22 WEBSITE
> The release of Stern also marks the completion of the web re-design of
> all font divisions of P22. The Rimmer Type Foundry now features the
> same layout & navigation as the P22 type foundry, IHOF, Lanston &
> Sherwood collections. All fonts can be tested out with your own words
> using the Typecaster.
> P22 type Foundry
> Rimmer Type Foundry
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