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Iowan Old Style BT

Iowan Old Style BT by Bitstream
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Iowan Old Style BT Font Family was designed by John Downer, and published by Bitstream. Iowan Old Style BT contains 7 styles and family package options. More about this family
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Iowan Old Style BT Roman
Iowan Old Style BT Roman
Iowan Old Style BT Italic
Iowan Old Style BT Bold
Iowan Old Style BT Bold Italic
Iowan Old Style BT Black
Iowan Old Style BT Black Italic
Iowan Old Style BT Titling

Iowan Old Style BT Roman - Glyph Count: 611

This is a listing of all 611 glyphs contained in the font, including OpenType variants that may only be accessible via OpenType-aware applications.

Each basic character (“A”) is followed by Unicode variants of the same character (Á, Ä…), then OpenType variants (small caps, alternates, ligatures…). This way you can see all the variations on a single character in one place.

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    Iowan Old Style BT Roman
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    Iowan Old Style BT Italic
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    Iowan Old Style BT Bold
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    Iowan Old Style BT Bold Italic
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    Iowan Old Style BT Black
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    Iowan Old Style BT Black Italic
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    Iowan Old Style BT Titling
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  • Iowan Old Style BT Roman image
  • Full Font Name: IowanOldSt BT Pro Roman
    Family Name: IowanOldSt BT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Roman
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 611
    File Size: 177000
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac hist kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum salt sinf smcp subs sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Iowan Old Style BT Italic image
  • Full Font Name: IowanOldSt BT Pro Italic
    Family Name: IowanOldSt BT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Italic
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 484
    File Size: 132576
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac hist kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum salt sinf smcp subs sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Iowan Old Style BT Bold image
  • Full Font Name: IowanOldSt BT Pro Bold
    Family Name: IowanOldSt BT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Bold
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 611
    File Size: 174424
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac hist kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum salt sinf smcp subs sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Iowan Old Style BT Bold Italic image
  • Full Font Name: IowanOldSt BT Pro Bold Italic
    Family Name: IowanOldSt BT Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Bold Italic
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 485
    File Size: 130816
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac hist kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum salt sinf smcp subs sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Iowan Old Style BT Black image
  • Full Font Name: IowanOldSt BT Blk Pro Black
    Family Name: IowanOldSt BT Blk Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Black
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 612
    File Size: 179292
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac hist kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum salt sinf smcp subs sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Iowan Old Style BT Black Italic image
  • Full Font Name: IowanOldSt BT Blk Pro Black Italic
    Family Name: IowanOldSt BT Blk Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Black Italic
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 485
    File Size: 130236
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1026 (Turkish),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-13 (Baltic),ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-9 (Turkish),MS CP 1250 (Central and Eastern Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),MS CP 1254 (Turkish),MS CP 1257 (Baltic),Mac Central Europe
    OT Features: aalt c2sc dnom frac hist kern liga numr onum ordn ornm pnum salt sinf smcp subs sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Iowan Old Style BT Titling image
  • Full Font Name: IowanOldSt BT Tlt Pro Titling
    Family Name: IowanOldSt BT Tlt Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Titling
    Version: Version 1.00 Opentype
    Glyph Count: 295
    File Size: 92644
    OT Features: aalt frac kern ornm pnum salt sups tnum

Licensing Options

You can use this font in any of the following places. Read the full EULA text for details about each license. If you have a usage in mind that's not covered by these licenses, contact us and we'll see what we can do.

Desktop: for use on a desktop workstation

For the most common uses, both personal and professional, for use in desktop applications with a font menu.

For example:

  • Install the font on your Mac OS X or Windows system
  • Use the font within desktop applications such as Microsoft Word, Mac Pages, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, etc.
  • Create and print documents, as well as static images (.jpeg, .tiff, .png)

Desktop licenses are based on the number of users of the fonts; in other words, the number of computers in which the font will be installed. You can change the number of users by clicking the quantity dropdown option on Buying Choices or Cart pages.

Please be sure to review the listing foundry's Desktop license agreement as some restrictions may apply—such as use in logos/trademarks, geographic restrictions (number of locations), and products that will be sold.

Adding users later:

Desktop licenses are cumulative. If you require a Desktop license that covers additional users, simply place a new order for the same Desktop package, for the number of additional users.

Iowan Old Style BT Desktop EULA

Server: for applications that produce a deliverable with fonts embedded

A server license is required for sites, web apps, or services that allow a non-licensed user to utilize the font to create a product (for example, personalized t-shirts, PDF receipts, business cards, and pictures with captions, et cetera).

This license is valid for one year and is renewed each year that the font remains in use.

The price is based upon the number of servers on which the font is installed. Development servers do not count toward the limit. A font downloaded with this license cannot be used in SaaS, where the service is the product rather that the item that is created.

Not to be confused with…

The 'Server' name can be a bit slippery. Server fonts can be installed on a server and used by remote users or automated processes to create items. These licenses are fairly common for e-commerce websites that allow their customers to interact with the font via the business' webpage interface, customize a printed hard-good product, and they'd purchase/receive the hard-good product.

This is not to be confused with multiple multi-user Desktop licenses. Desktop font licenses are based on the number of users of the fonts; in other words, the number of computers in which the font will be installed.

Iowan Old Style BT Server EULA

App: for embedding in mobile applications

Select this license type when you are developing an app for iOS, Android, or Windows Phone, and you will be embedding the font file in your mobile application's code.

This font's app license is:

For One Year

Unlimited installations of one app title for one year.

Iowan Old Style BT App EULA

Webfont: for your website

Webfonts can be used across multiple websites/domains as long as the websites/domains all belong to the single License Owner, and the pageviews are not exceeded. Agencies responsible for multiple clients' websites, for example web design agencies or hosting providers, may not share a single webfont license across multiple clients' websites.

Every time the webpage using the webfont kit is loaded (i.e, the webfont kit CSS which holds the @font-face rule is called) the counting system counts a single pageview for each webfont within the webfont kit.

For usage in graphic images shown on the website, consider a Desktop license instead as most allow for it.

This font's webfont license is:

Annual

You get a total number of prepaid pageviews that can be used over time. This means that you will pre-pay for a number of pageviews, then you'll have to come back to order more after your site has been viewed that number of times.

For example, if you order 250,000 page views, when your webpages using the webfonts have been viewed 250,000 times, you will need to buy the webfont package again for an additional number of prepaid pageviews. Pageviews are valid for 1 year.

Iowan Old Style BT WebFont EULA

ePub: for embedding in e-text products

You can use an ePub license to embed the font in an electronic publication such as an eBook, eMagazine, eNewspaper, or interactive PDF.

An ePub license is based on the number of publications in which the font is used. Each issue counts as a separate publication. Regional or format variations don't count as separate publications.

Updated versions of publications that are free to previous customers do not need a new license; otherwise, each new version that is released counts as a separate publication.

For font usage in graphic images shown as the ePub cover, consider a Desktop license instead as most allow for it.

Iowan Old Style BT ePUB EULA

Digital Ads: for use in HTML5 ads

You can use this type of license to embed fonts into digital ads, such as ads built using HTML5.

We'll supply a kit containing webfonts that can be used within digital ads, such as banner ads. This kit may be shared with third parties who are working on your behalf to produce the ad creatives, however you are wholly responsible for it.

HTML5 ads use webfonts, so why purchase a Digital Ads license rather than a Webfont license?

There are a few reasons, such as the Digital Ads EULA having terms that enable usage in digital ads and on advertising networks.

Digital advertisements also have different usage patterns compared to websites. Most websites generally have consistent pageviews month-to-month whereas advertising impressions can vary wildly month-to-month. Prices reflect this, making it much less expensive to use a Digital Ad license.

If you know the number of impressions the campaign requires, that amount can be ordered before the campaign begins. For campaigns where number impressions is unknown until the end of the campaign, you can true up at the end of each calendar month. Impressions are valid for 4 years.

Iowan Old Style BT Digital Ads EULA

About Iowan Old Style BT Font Family


Iowan Old Style was designed for Bitstream in 1990 by noted sign painter John Downer. Iowan Old Style is a hardy contemporary text design modeled after earlier revivals of Jenson and Griffo typefaces but with a larger x-height, tighter letterfit, and reproportioned capitals. Iowan Old Style Titling was designed by John Downer and added to the Iowan Old Style family in 2002. The cap-only character set includes several ornaments and fleurons, broadening the appeal and functionality of the typeface family. Iowan Old Style was originally designed for Bitstream in 1990 by Downer, a noted sign painter. Iowan Old Style is a hardy contemporary text design modeled after earlier revivals of Jenson and Griffo typefaces but with a larger x-height, tighter letterfit, and reproportioned capitals. Expert and old style figure font sets were added in 2000.

Designers: John Downer

Publisher: Bitstream

Foundry: Bitstream

Orignial Foundry: Bitstream

Design Owner: Bitstream

MyFonts debut: Jan 1, 2000

Iowan Old Style BT