About this font family
Forme Furniture Type Em and Furniture Type En
Designed by using the pieces of letterpress furniture usually hidden, to create letter shapes. The square nature of the type means it could be used as a low resolution type.
Forme Furniture Type Em – Low resolution type. Designed using *Furniture and **Em quads from letterpress printing. More…
*Furniture: Pieces of wood or metal placed around or between metal type to make blank spaces and fasten the printed matter in the chase. ** Quads: (originally quadrat) is a metal spacer used in letterpress typesetting. An em quad is a space that is one em wide and one em high.
Also available as Em Shadow to be used as a headline or display font.
Forme Furniture Type En – Low resolution type. Designed by using *Leads and ** En quads from letterpress printing. *Lead or Reglet is a piece of Lead or wooden spacing material used in letterpress typesetting, to provide spacing between paragraphs. **An En quad is a space that is one En wide half the width of an Em quad, and the same height as the typeface.
Also available as En Shadow to be used as a headline or display font.