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Leslie Usherwood

Canadian advertising designer, president of Typsettra, typographer and type designer active with Berthold, Letraset and ITC.

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31 font families by Leslie Usherwood

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Caxton™

by ITC
  |  available for Desktop, App, Epub and Server

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11 fonts from $35.00
Caxton™ Caxton™

ITC Usherwood®

by Adobe
  |  available for Desktop

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8 fonts from $35.00
ITC Usherwood® ITC Usherwood®

ITC Usherwood was created by Leslie Usherwood and released in 1984. It is a roman design with the classical trait of ascenders that are taller than the capitals, but has a very large x-height.

ITC Usherwood is useful both for short text blocks and display work such as headlines, posters, and invitations.

ITC Usherwood®

by ITC
  |  available for Desktop, Web, App, Epub and Server

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16 fonts from $35.00
ITC Usherwood® ITC Usherwood®

ITC Leawood®

by ITC
  |  available for Desktop, Web, App, Epub and Server

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18 fonts from $35.00
ITC Leawood® ITC Leawood®

ITC Leawood was begun by designer Les Usherwood and finished by his talented staff at Typsettra in Toronto, Canada, after his untimely death. A similar calligraphic series to ITC Usherwood, following alternative options, the typeface features small, well-defined serifs which aid legibility and allow for close spacing.

Flange® BQ

  |  available for Desktop

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8 fonts from $275.00
Flange® BQ Flange® BQ

ITC Leawood®

by Adobe
  |  available for Desktop

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8 fonts from $35.00
ITC Leawood® ITC Leawood®

ITC Leawood was begun by Leslie Usherwood, founder and president of Typsettra in Toronto, and completed by staff designers after Usherwood’s untimely death.

His original drawings were models for the finished type, which was produced using interpolated instances on a computer.

Caxton™

by Adobe
  |  available for Desktop

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6 fonts from $35.00
Caxton™ Caxton™

Designed by Leslie Usherwood in 1981 for Letraset, Caxton, named after England’s first printer, is an old style design with a large x-height, short serifs, and high-waisted capitals. It is a text face intended for use in journals, books, and magazines, but its exuberant personality may make it more useful for display.

Marbrook® BQ

  |  available for Desktop

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10 fonts from $335.00
Marbrook® BQ Marbrook® BQ

Caxton

  |  available for Desktop

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4 fonts from $39.96
Caxton Caxton

The popular Caxton series was designed by the late Leslie Usherwood, one of Canada’s leading typographers and type designers. The successful combination of soft features and calligraphic overtones results in a unique and elegant style suitable for widespread use in both text and display sizes.

Claremont™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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12 fonts from $45.00
Claremont™ Claremont™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Paul Hickson. Les never released this completed typeface before his untimely death in 1983.

Alexon™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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4 fonts from $45.00
Alexon™ Alexon™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. Originally in one weight, Steve designed and produced three additional weights.

Chelsea™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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2 fonts from $45.00
Chelsea™ Chelsea™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman.

Lesmore™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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16 fonts from $45.00
Lesmore™ Lesmore™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Paul Hickson. Another typeface from Les Usherwood that was released after his 1983 death.

Extension™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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10 fonts from $45.00
Extension™ Extension™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. Many of the weights and the italics were created after Les’ death.

Equestrienne™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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10 fonts from $45.00
Equestrienne™ Equestrienne™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Paul Hickson. Les never released this completed typeface before his untimely death in 1983.

Elston™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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2 fonts from $45.00
Elston™ Elston™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. This typeface is used by a famous European car company in all their marketing!

Maximo™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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1 font from $45.00
Maximo™ Maximo™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman.

Administer™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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8 fonts from $45.00
Administer™ Administer™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. A few weights were originally released by another foundry; but this complete version of the family is a better match to Les’ original drawings!

Argus™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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4 fonts from $45.00
Argus™ Argus™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Paul Hickson.

Kingsrow™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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4 fonts from $45.00
Kingsrow™ Kingsrow™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. Unofficially named ‘No Frills’ in the early stages of development, his widow Elsie decided that it would be called Kingsrow.

Stanhope™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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6 fonts from $45.00
Stanhope™ Stanhope™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Paul Hickson. Les based the design on a turn-of-the-century typeface of the same name. The foundry is believed to be Soldans & Payvers, circa 1904.

Kingsley™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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7 fonts from $45.00
Kingsley™ Kingsley™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. This beautiful recreation by Les of the Frederick Goudy typeface, Kennerley Old Style, circa 1911-24, may be superior to any other.

Century New Style™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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8 fonts from $45.00
Century New Style™ Century New Style™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. This beautiful version of Century Old Style by Les may be superior to any existing versions.

Sycamore™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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2 fonts from $45.00
Sycamore™ Sycamore™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman.

Waverly™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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12 fonts from $45.00
Waverly™ Waverly™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman.

Beckenham™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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4 fonts from $45.00
Beckenham™ Beckenham™

Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. The x-heights are radically different; the x-height on the light version is small, and gets larger as the weights progress.

Caslon Graphique EF™

  |  available for Desktop, Web, App, Epub and Server

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1 font from $35.00
Caslon Graphique EF™ Caslon Graphique EF™

Caslon Graphique

  |  available for Desktop, Web, App, Epub and Server

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1 font from $35.00
Caslon Graphique Caslon Graphique

Elston Pro™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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2 fonts from $60.00
Elston Pro™ Elston Pro™

Originally designed by Les Usherwood for a famous European car company, Elston Pro has been completely redrawn and remastered by Steve Jackaman and Ashley Muir.

Goudy 38 ™

  |  available for Desktop and Web

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7 fonts from $45.00
Goudy 38 ™ Goudy 38 ™

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. Originally designed by Frederick Goudy for the original Life magazine, circa 1908. Because of delays in production, the face was never used by the magazine. However, Gimbel Brothers, the famous New York department store, opened in 1910, around the time of the release of the typeface, which was used almost exclusively for its advertising and was often known as Goudy Gimbel, but the typeface was better known by the Monotype series number Goudy 38.

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4 fonts
Lynton® BQ Lynton® BQ

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