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Re: [PPLetterpress] FWD: RTF Stern

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  • Helen Ingham
    Thanks for that Gerald, Just watched the trailer and really enjoyed it and have ordered up specimen booklets for me and my students. Best, H.I. Helen Ingham
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 18, 2008
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      Thanks for that Gerald, Just watched the trailer and really enjoyed it
      and have ordered up specimen booklets for me and my students.
      Best,
      H.I.


      Helen Ingham
      Hi-Artz Press, PO Box 927, Luton, LU1 5ZF
      07980 464994
      www.hi-artz.co.uk
      hiartz@...



      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
      > here:
      > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ph0ooDzD4ZQ
      >
      > DIGITAL
      > 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.
      > http://p22.com/rtf/stern.html
      >
      > METAL
      > 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.
      > http://p22.com/rtf/sternmerch.html
      >
      > 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!
      > http://p22.com/rtf/sternmerch.html
      >
      > FLASH
      > 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.
      > http://www.typeisart.com/p22
      >
      > 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.
      > http://www.p22.com/typecaster/master/caster.html
      >
      > P22 type Foundry
      > Rimmer Type Foundry
      > http://www.p22.com
      >
      >
      >



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