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Laurentian

Laurentian™ by Monotype
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Laurentian Font Family was designed by Rod McDonald, and published by Monotype. Laurentian contains 8 styles and family package options. More about this family
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Laurentian Condensed
Laurentian Condensed
Laurentian Condensed Semi Bold
Laurentian Condensed Bold
Laurentian Regular
Laurentian Italic
Laurentian Semi Bold
Laurentian Semi Bold Italic
Laurentian Bold

Laurentian Condensed - Glyph Count: 417

This is a listing of all 417 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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    Laurentian Italic
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    Laurentian Semi Bold Italic
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  • Laurentian Condensed image
  • Full Font Name: LaurentianPro-Condensed
    Family Name: Laurentian Pro Condensed
    Sub-Family Name: Regular
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.100;PS 001.000;hotconv 1.0.56;makeotf.lib2.0.21325
    Glyph Count: 417
    File Size: 49592
    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-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),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,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt dnom frac kern liga locl numr ordn sups
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Laurentian Condensed Semi Bold image
  • Full Font Name: LaurentianPro-SemiBoldCond
    Family Name: Laurentian Pro SemiBold Cond
    Sub-Family Name: Regular
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.100;PS 001.000;hotconv 1.0.56;makeotf.lib2.0.21325
    Glyph Count: 417
    File Size: 51940
    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-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),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,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt dnom frac kern liga locl numr ordn sups
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Laurentian Condensed Bold image
  • Full Font Name: LaurentianPro-BoldCondensed
    Family Name: Laurentian Pro Condensed
    Sub-Family Name: Bold
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.100;PS 001.000;hotconv 1.0.56;makeotf.lib2.0.21325
    Glyph Count: 417
    File Size: 51352
    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-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),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,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt dnom frac kern liga locl numr ordn sups
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Laurentian Regular image
  • Full Font Name: LaurentianPro-Regular
    Family Name: Laurentian Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Regular
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.100;PS 001.000;hotconv 1.0.56;makeotf.lib2.0.21325
    Glyph Count: 774
    File Size: 100148
    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-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),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,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt c2sc case dnom frac kern liga lnum locl numr onum ordn pnum salt smcp ss01 ss02 sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Laurentian Italic image
  • Full Font Name: LaurentianPro-Italic
    Family Name: Laurentian Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Italic
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.100;PS 001.000;hotconv 1.0.56;makeotf.lib2.0.21325
    Glyph Count: 751
    File Size: 92852
    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-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),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,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt c2sc case dnom frac kern liga lnum locl numr onum ordn pnum salt smcp ss01 sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Laurentian Semi Bold image
  • Full Font Name: LaurentianPro-SemiBold
    Family Name: Laurentian Pro SemiBold
    Sub-Family Name: Regular
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.100;PS 001.000;hotconv 1.0.56;makeotf.lib2.0.21325
    Glyph Count: 470
    File Size: 63996
    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-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),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,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt case dnom frac kern liga lnum locl numr onum ordn pnum salt ss01 sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Laurentian Semi Bold Italic image
  • Full Font Name: LaurentianPro-SemiBoldIt
    Family Name: Laurentian Pro SemiBold
    Sub-Family Name: Italic
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.100;PS 001.000;hotconv 1.0.56;makeotf.lib2.0.21325
    Glyph Count: 481
    File Size: 65160
    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-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),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,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt case dnom frac kern liga lnum locl numr onum ordn pnum salt ss01 sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Laurentian Bold image
  • Full Font Name: LaurentianPro-Bold
    Family Name: Laurentian Pro
    Sub-Family Name: Bold
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 1.100;PS 001.000;hotconv 1.0.56;makeotf.lib2.0.21325
    Glyph Count: 470
    File Size: 62548
    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-16 (South-Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-2 (Central and Eastern Europe),ISO Latin-3 (Esperanto, Maltese),ISO Latin-4 (Baltic),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,Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman,Mac Turkish
    OT Features: aalt case dnom frac kern liga lnum locl numr onum ordn pnum salt ss01 sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Bosnian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Turkish

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.

Laurentian 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.

Laurentian 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.

Laurentian 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.

Laurentian WebFont 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.

Laurentian Digital Ads 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.

Laurentian ePUB EULA

About Laurentian Font Family


Maclean's is a weekly Canadian newsmagazine with a broad editorial mission. A typical issue covers everything from violence on the other side of the globe to the largest pumpkin grown in a local county.

In 2001, Maclean's invited Rod McDonald to become part of the design team to renovate" the 96-year-old publication. The magazine wanted to offer its readers a typographic voice that was professional, clean, and easy to read. Above all, the typeface had to be able to speak about the hundreds of unrelated subjects addressed in each issue while remaining believable and uncontrived.

A tall order, perhaps? Now add in that this would be the first text typeface ever commissioned by a Canadian magazine. McDonald, who some have called Canada's unofficial "typographer laureate," took on the challenge.

McDonald used two historic models as the basis for Laurentian's design: the work of French type designer Claude Garamond, and that of the English printer and type founder, William Caslon. From Garamond Laurentian acquired its humanist axis, crisp serifs and terminals that mimic pen strokes. Caslon's letters are less humanistic, with a more marked contrast in stroke weight and serifs that appear constructed rather than drawn. These traits also made their mark on Laurentian.

Using these two designs as a foundation, McDonald drew Laurentian with the narrow text columns and small type sizes of magazine composition in mind. He gave his letters strong vertical strokes and sturdy serifs, a robust x-height and a slightly compressed character width

A tall order, per McDonald's genius is evident in the face's legibility, quiet liveliness and in the openness of the letters. The result is a typeface that not only met Maclean's demanding design brief, but also provides exceptional service in a wide variety of other applications.

Laurentian is available in three weights of Regular, Semi Bold and Bold, with complementary italics for the Regular and Semi Bold, and a suite of titling caps."

Designers: Rod McDonald

Publisher: Monotype

Foundry: Monotype

Design Owner: Monotype

MyFonts debut: Oct 13, 2005

Laurentian™ is a trademark of Monotype Imaging Inc. and may be registered in certain jurisdictions.