Apolline Std®

by Typofonderie

10 fonts: $389.00

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About this font family

An Oldstyle serif in 10 series & ornaments

The Apolline typeface family was created in 1993 by Jean François Porchez as a means to study the transition from Renaissance writing into the first printing types. Rather than sticking to the method commonly used these days for the creation of revivals of Jenson or Bembo types, it seemed more interesting to try and get in the same mindset as those exceptional designers during this pivotal period in the history of typography. Thus Apolline is an exploration of the design methods used by people like Nicolas Jenson and his contemporaries for adapting handwriting with its multiple occurrences (a, a, a, b, b, b…) into single, unique signs (a, b…). More…

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available in all of the styles:
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