About this font family
When people usually think of wood type, images of bold and ornate designs reminiscent of the Old West or the Victorian Era come to mind.
In truth, wood type was manufactured well into the late 20th century, and only fell out of favor when the letterpress was replaced by the offset press and computerized typesetting.
Although there are hard-core collectors who have started a small resurgence in the preservation and use of wood type, it’s the digital interpretations of these classic faces that see the most use in today’s electronic layout work. More…