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Scangraphic Digital Type Collection

In 1980, Scangraphic began developing its own font library, which by the end of that decade was large and well respected.

The Scangraphic font library is offered at MyFonts as the Scangraphic Digital Type Collection.

The Scangraphic Digital Type Collection currently consists of more than 1000 different typefaces, and includes well-known families such as Today Sans Serif designed by Volker Küster and Zapf Renaissance Antiqua by Hermann Zapf.

The exclusive feature of this collection is that for more than 60 per cent of the typefaces two special versions are available. One version is drawn, spaced and kerned for normal text use (SB - BodyType) the other for headlines (SH - SuperType).

Individually designed spacing for both versions is the most striking feature of Scangraphic BodyType and SuperType. The spacing of BodyTypes is optimized for text sizes. The spacing of SuperTypes is generally closer in order to meet the demands of compact headline setting. The kerning tables are based on the same principle. Apart from this there are subtle differences in design. To achieve a bright, sharp and crisp appearance in text sizes, all BodyTypes have minute inktraps drawn into the critical angles. BodyTypes may also have strengthened hairlines and serifs. In many cases the whole type design has been optimized to meet the optical requirements of text setting in small sizes. SuperTypes are also supplied with integrated umlauts as an alternative to the floating accents. They allow the compact setting of capital lines without the usual loss of quality. Scangraphic recommends 4.5 mm capital height (18 pt) as the largest size at which BodyTypes should be used, this should also be the smallest size for SuperType.

All text fonts in the Scangraphic Digital Type Collection are complete with individual € and @ symbols.

Foundry details

  • Location:
    Scangraphic Digital Type Collection
    Scangraphic Prepress Technology GmbH
    Steinheimer Straße 117
    Seligenstadt, D-63500
    Germany
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255 font families from Scangraphic Digital Type Collection

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Kalligraphia SB™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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1 font from $26.00
Kalligraphia SB™ Kalligraphia SB™

Congress SB™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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6 fonts from $26.00
Congress SB™ Congress SB™

Gillies Gothic™ SH

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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3 fonts from $26.00
Gillies Gothic™ SH Gillies Gothic™ SH

Dextor SB

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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1 font from $26.00
Dextor SB Dextor SB

Cloister Old Style SB™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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4 fonts from $26.00
Cloister Old Style SB™ Cloister Old Style SB™

Brighton SH™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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4 fonts from $26.00
Brighton SH™ Brighton SH™

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