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SchoolBook Font Family was designed by Manvel Shmavonyan, Morris Fuller Benton, Yelena Tzaregorodtseva and published by ParaType. SchoolBook contains 5 styles and family package options. More about this family
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About SchoolBook Font Family

The typeface was designed at the Polygraphmash type design bureau in 1949-61 (project manager Elena Tsaregorodtseva). Based on Shkolnaya ('School') typeface, 1939 (project manager Evgeny Chernevsky), a version of Century Schoolbook of American Type Founders, 1915-1923 by Morris F.Benton. The low-contrast text typeface of the Ionic-Legibility group, it is designed expressly for schoolbooks and children books.

Designers: Manvel Shmavonyan, Morris Fuller Benton, Yelena Tzaregorodtseva

Publisher: ParaType

Foundry: ParaType

Original Foundry: unknown

Design Owner: ParaType

MyFonts debut: Dec 8, 2003


About ParaType

Paratype has been designing, developing and distributing digital fonts since the 1980’s. Our ever-growing library of hundreds of typefaces includes some of the most widely used fonts, such as PT Sans/Serif Pro, Futura PT, DIN 2014, Circe, Vast, and Fact. Paratype fonts have extensive language support covering Latin, Cyrillic and Greek scripts. We also create custom fonts and provide font mastering and software services.