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Vernon

by Giles Edwards

Both fonts: $45.00

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About this font family

Vernon’s inspiration came while researching and investigating a ‘legible’ typeface design for tangible purpose. The main characteristics of ‘Vernon’ can be seen in the slightly modulated strokes that reference the natural and friendly humanist proportions of the humanist hand, with open interior letterspace characteristics. More…

The subtle detailing and finishing of strokes and junctions – seen in the curved tail of the lowercase ‘l’ and the head serif of the lowercase ‘i’, create a smooth rhythm along the baseline. Utilizing the ‘contextual alternative’ feature of OpenType, Vernon substitutes select characters in words with word-shapes that may cause visual confusion to some readers. Vernon uses subtle character differentiation in the detailing of the inner-shape / counter space from similar letter shapes (for example: ‘p’, ‘d’, ‘g’ and ‘q’) to assist in creating the contextual alternate designs.

Vernon is recommended for use as a text typeface, as it performs well at small text sizes (12 point size and below) intended for continuous reading of printed instructional and presentational information, especially where an inclusive audience demographic is required.

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Glyph coverage

available in all of the styles in this family:
Any OpenType Features Basic Latin/English letters West European diacritics Euro Ligatures Small Caps Central Europe Baltic Turkish Romanian OpenType Alternates OpenType Contextual Dingbats & Symbols



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Vernon

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Vernon Bold

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Available formats

available in all of the styles:
OpenType OTF  

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