About Chelsea Font Family
Designed by Les Usherwood.
Chelsea is a ‘modern’ Old Style serif font family designed by Les Usherwood (Typsettra) in the early 1980’s. Steve Jackaman (ITF) digitally engineered the family exclusively for ITF’s Red Rooster Collection in 1993.
Usherwood drew influence from Frederic Goudy’s 1911 creation ‘Kennerley Old Style’ when designing Chelsea; Chelsea, however, tends to be wider with a taller x-height.
Chelsea has the clean and upscale feel that is present in all Usherwood creations, and its legible design lends itself to projects of any size.
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About Red Rooster Collection
Steve Jackaman, a British typography expert with over 40 years experience, started the Red Rooster Typefounders (RRT) in 1990 with a team of highly skilled type designers, typographers and software experts. Over the next four years, this team designed and produced nearly 200 typestyles.
In 1994, Jackaman formed International TypeFounders, Inc. (ITF) with a new team of distinct and prolific type designers. Its flagship brand, the Red Rooster Collection, has grown to over 1,000 exclusive and unique fonts, and includes all the designs from the original RRT collection.
Numerous exclusively licensed font collections and independent designers are the backbone of the Red Rooster Collection, including: Typsettra/Les Usherwood collection, the Ludlow collection, the TP collection, Stephenson Blake, Ltd., the Robert DeLittle collection, Hal Taylor, the Face collection, QBF, Darren Scott, Alessandro Segalini, Foster & Horton, and Arthur Baker.