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Lexington™

by Canada Type

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About this font family

A revival and major expansion of a 1926 Ludwig Wagner Schriftgiesserei typeface called Titanic, Lexington is the ultimate art deco expression of the high times of signage and theater during the first half of the twentieth century. Big feminine caps and cozy direct minuscules make for a unique combination rarely found in other deco faces.

Topped off with the humorous and quite suave tall and pointy ascenders and descenders of the alternates, Lexington makes for a versatile and uniquely eye-catching display face beneficial to poster art, book covers, classy menus, product packaging and music paraphernalia. More…

The original specimen Hans van Maanen worked from showed the majuscules, minuscules, figures, and 4 alternates of some ascending minuscules. This new digital version includes all of the above, plus many more additions:

- Plenty more alternates, for some caps as well as for all the ascending and descending lowercase.
- Three different size variations for the comma and the period.
- Oldstyle figures.
- A full complement of accented characters to support more Latin-based languages than ever, including Baltic, Celtic, Turkish, and Central/Eastern European languages.
- A Handtooled style variation that covers both the main character set and the alternates.

Lexington was named after Manhattan’s Lexington Avenue, home of the some of the most famous and polished art deco architecture of the 1920s and 1930s.

Lexington and Lexington Handtooled come in all popular font formats. The OpenType versions combine their respective alternates with the main character sets, for ease of use within OpenType-savvy applications.

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Glyph coverage

available in all of the styles in this family:
Basic Latin/English letters

only available in some of the styles in this family:
Any OpenType Features West European diacritics Euro Ligatures Central Europe Baltic Turkish Romanian OpenType Alternates OpenType Contextual



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Lexington

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Lexington Alt

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Lexington Handtooled

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Available formats

available in all of the styles:
Windows TrueType  

only available in some of the styles:
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