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Nurnberg Schwabacher

Nurnberg Schwabacher

by Intellecta Design
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Nurnberg Schwabacher Font Family was designed by Iza W, Paulo W and published by Intellecta Design. Nurnberg Schwabacher contains 2 styles and family package options.

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About Nurnberg Schwabacher Font Family

"I digitized and to revitalize NurnbergSchwabacher by the extinct Haas'sche Schriftgiesserei, a German/Swiss foundry established in 1790 and based in Basel/Münchenstein. Many of its shares were acquired by D. Stempel in 1927. On the Luc Devroye site this foundry is listed on the Extinct Foundries of the 18th century page. This design is very similar to another Intellecta best seller: Hostetler Fette Ultfraktur Ornamental, both drawn from the classical type specimen book from Hostetler. The ornamental frame that completes the font is a fantastic baroque ornament that I found in another old book, unfortunately lost now. Luc Devroye, whose book is the source for all of my fonts, writes this about Rudolf Hostettler: He was a Swiss type designer, author of “The Printer’s Terms” designed by Jan Tschichold, of "Technical Terms of the Printing Industry" (5th edition was printed in 1995), and of "Type: eine Auswahl guter Drucktypen; 80 Alphabete klassischer und moderner Schriften" (Teufen, Ausser-Rhoden: Niggli, 1958). He also wrote "Type: A Selection of Types" (1949, fgm books, R. Hostettler, E. Kopley, H. Strehler Publ., St. Gallen and London) in which he highlights type made by European houses such as Haas, Enschedé, Deberny and Nebiolo. Jost Hochuli wrote his biography.

Designers: Iza W, Paulo W

Publisher: Intellecta Design

Foundry: Intellecta Design

Original Foundry: Haas

Design Owner: Intellecta Design

MyFonts debut: Jun 20, 2007

Nurnberg Schwabacher

About Intellecta Design

Intellecta Design is a Brazilian typefoundry interested in typographical research and revivals of all forms of ancient typefaces and handwriting styles. It searches historical churches, museums, antiquaries and similar institutions to develop fonts from old books and documents, and has a large collection of rare catalogues and books from XVI to XIX century to help in your studies to digitize lost fonts and non-usual handwriting script models. This kind of research is not common in Brazil. In addition, its design team also works to create new and modern typefaces for all applications. Intellecta Design claims to be the creator and owner of the largest typeface library in Latin America.

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