About this font family
Birdcage was designed from a very short lettering sample in Rob Roy Kelly’s American Wood Type book, from the image I created a complete font plus a regular version with lowercase.
In the past banner style fonts would limit you to a monospaced look, so how do you kern a banner font? Well, with today’s OpenType font format the solution is simple, draw the kerning pairs together as one character glyph and place them inside the font then use auto substitution to access those characters when needed. More…
Birdcage (OpenType version) includes 249 auto ligature kerning pairs, to use this feature you will need an application that takes advantage of OpenType features such as Adobe CS products.