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Blackduck Font Family was designed by Olcar Alcaide and published by Eurotypo. Blackduck contains 1 styles.

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About Blackduck Font Family

“Blackduck” font is a typical Gothic, usually named “Blackletter” . This typeface was born with the name of “Textur” and developed from Carolingian cursive. It was used in the middle age as sacred script, became increasingly narrower, his vertical lines were emphasized and his strokes very compacted to save space. Along the time the early German print typefaces derived in others styles that were more readable such as Schwabacher and Fraktur, very popular in Germany and sometimes associated to the identity of the country. The font "Blackduck" was inspired mixing carefully the last two “Blackletters”. We try to joine some characteristics of both to reach good legibility without loosing the strong impact and powerfulness of the shapes. Some minuscules like the “o” “c” “e” “d” are rounded on both sides, while both strokes join in an angle at the top and at the bottom. Some other lower cases are formed by an angular and rounded stroke. This font contains a full set of OpenType features; swashes, stylistics alternates, old style figures (Arabic numeral were carefully shape integrated), ligatures and some extras ornaments were added to help in your design. "Blackduck" includes diacritic signs for Central European languages.

Designers: Olcar Alcaide

Publisher: Eurotypo

Foundry: Eurotypo

Design Owner: Eurotypo

MyFonts debut: May 16, 2019


About Eurotypo

Eurotypo is a foundry established in 2004 by Carine de Wandeleer and Olcar Alcaide that focuses on research, design, and the production of new fonts. Originally formed in Santa Severa, Italy, the group has since moved its headquarters to Valencia, Spain. In Eurotypo we develop new and original typefaces inspired by both the models of ancient writing and the investigation of new forms of expression based on the communication function of typography. The group made its MyFonts debut with Antium, and has followed it up with bestsellers such as script faces Aleka and Juliette.

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