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EF Egizio Alternatives

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Noah Nazir
Last edited June 25, 2018
Dried ball bursts into rage

The first Clarendon was introduced in 1845 by R. Besley & Co, The Fan Street Foundry, as a general purpose bold for use in conjunction with other faces in works such as dictionaries. In some respects, Clarendon can be regarded as a refined version of the Egyptian style and as such can be used for text settings, although headline and display work is more usual.

SG Egizio SB Aldo Novarese Elsner+Flake 1955
In case of emergency, run like hell

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The first slab serif fonts appeared at the beginning of industrialization in Great Britain in 1820. Clarendon and Ionic became the names... Read More

The grass is smiling at you

Italian designer Aldo Novarese first created Egizio in 1955. Egizio is a Clarendon-style typeface, based on type fashions that were especially common in Britain during the 19th Century. This font is a popular choice for newspaper headlines.

Marry in haste, repent at leisure

These days, it’s easy to find typefaces with multiple widths and weights, but they’re nearly all sans serifs. Large serif families are much less common. The 30-style FF More fills this need. In three widths, five weights each, the family answers every need of publication design, from readable text and space-efficient captions to strong headlines. FF More’s robust serifs and gentle contrast hold... Read More

This shop does not receive the dog

In 1931, Morris Fuller Benton created the Stymie typeface for the American Type Founders (ATF). Later weights were later added by Sol Hess at Lanston Monotype and Gary Powell at ATF. Stymie, a redesign of the Inland Type Foundry's Rockwell Antique, could also be viewed as a reworking of a slab serif types that were popular in Europe at that time, like Memphis or Beton. For the past 150 years,... Read More

Never put a sock in a toaster

Rabenau (formerly Lucinde), the distinctly warm and legible type family For 30 years the graphic designer Axel Bertram worked at creating his typefaces: He developed complete new alphabets for magazines and typewriters as well as for the constant demand for typefaces for use by commercial artists. He has developed wall charts the size of advertising posters as teaching aids for training... Read More

Carefully ground obstacle be care walk

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Soho is the latest addition to the growing range of typefaces from Sebastian Lester. This grand opus of a project resulted in a typeface... Read More

Technology is no place for wimps

Named after the German Renaissance astronomer, Kepler is a contemporary type family designed by Robert Slimbach in the tradition of classic modern 18th century typefaces. Modern typefaces are known for their cool intellectual quality, but Slimbach's Kepler multiple master captures the modern style in a humanistic manner. It is elegant and refined with a hint of Oldstyle proportion and... Read More

What is the sound of shit happening?

There is something straight-forward and no-nonsense about slab serifed typefaces. Calligraphic designs, on the other hand, evoke a sense of humanity and immediacy ¿ even intimacy. ITC Napoleone Slab combines both slab serif and calligraphic design traits into a single typeface design. Heady stuff. The result is unlike almost any other slab serif typeface.According to designer Silvio Napoleone,... Read More

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Hot and spicy duck heart

When Hal Taylor saw the 1930 logo for the Stetson Shoe Company of Weymouth, Massachusetts, he didn't run out and buy a pair of loafers. Instead, he seized on this striking example of an Art Deco logotype as the basis for a new typeface design. “I was impressed with the delicate and sophisticated letter forms,” Taylor recalls, “particularly the enlarged cap S -- in any other case it would have... Read More

Hot and spicy duck heart

ITC Cheltenham font in its present form is the work of designer Tony Stan. Originally designed by architect Bertram Goodhue, it was expanded by Morris Fuller Benton and completed by Stan in 1975 with a larger x-height and improved italic details. ITC Cheltenham font is an example of an up-to-date yet classic typeface.

Oppressed people tend to be witty

Brighton was designed by Alan Bright with a feeling of warmth in the design. Its charm lies in the simple construction of its letterforms which makes it suitable for nearly any typographic requirement.

Walter Baum and Konrad Friedrich Bauer
Elsner+Flake 1963
Monotype.Design Studio, Compugraphic Design Studio and Robert Besley
Monotype 1845
Aldo Novarese
Elsner+Flake 1955
Hermann Eidenbenz
Linotype 1953
Walter Baum and Konrad Friedrich Bauer
Elsner+Flake 1956
Aldo Novarese
Linotype 1955
Lukasz Dziedzic
FontFont 2010
Morris Fuller Benton
Linotype 1931
ParaType and Alexander Tarbeev
Axel Bertram and Andreas Frohloff
Linotype 2011
Sebastian Lester
Monotype 2007
Robert Slimbach
Adobe 2003
Silvio Napoleone
ITC 2002
Dave Farey, Arlette Boutros, Richard Dawson and Mourad Boutros
Monotype 2008


Hal Taylor
ITC 2005

Canada Type
Tony Stan
ITC 1978
Isay Slutsker
Alan Bright
ITC 1979