The Millerstown Typefaces

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Millerstown is full of that solid, 19th Century, transatlantic spirit of enterprise. It is an all capitals face, decorative but clear and legible, ideal for signage, posters and banners.

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Athabasca

Athabasca is ‘Wild West’ Tuscan on steroids. Remember those stylised tall and narrow typefaces that used to appear in Wild West comics, Western movies, ‘Wanted’ posters and so forth?

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And Here’s the Completed ‘Fargo Tuscan’

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Fargo Tuscan is the first of seven typefaces exploring the decorative possibilities of the Tuscan letter form, all of which are releasing in 2017.  It’s the most European of the seven- it’s a Mid-Victorian inspired display face which would have been (and is) at home on either side of the Atlantic, unlike some of the others in this batch of Tuscan faces which are distinctly ‘trans-Atlantic’ (we know, that depends on your point of view but we are Greater ALBION Typefounders after all) in flavour. Fargo Tuscan is replete with decorative features, including Swash Capitals, alternate numeric forms and stylistic alternates ideal for the beginning and ending of words.

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For that weathered look…

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Saspirillo Fizz has been put through our (not quite) patented ‘fizzing’ process, in order to give it that weathered look of heavily used type.

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Work Finished on a Range of Tuscan Typefaces…

… and here’s one of them.

We really went all out on this one – Sasparillo is an ‘extreme’ Tuscan face, with reversed emphasis, by which we mean the horizontals are far heavier than the verticals.

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Portello and Paget Released

Portello and Paget have now been released through Fontspring and Myfonts.

 

Portello is a display family in the tradition of Tuscan advertising and display faces.  It’s a family of three ‘all capital’ faces.  A perpendicular regular form is offered, along with an italic form (a true italic – with purpose designed glyphs-NOT merely an oblique) and a basic form for small text – which dispenses with the family’s characteristic outlined look.  It offers the spirit of the Victorian era with ready and distinctive legibility.  It’s ideal for poster work, especially at large sizes, and for signage with a period flair.  Why not give your work the flair of colourful 19th century commercial design today?

Paget is a modern exploration of Tuscan design.  Here you’ll find simple geometric outlines with an ‘Arts and Craft’ charm about them.  Paget is beautifully clear and easy to read, but offers a distinctive charm that conventional sans serif and serif faces don’t.  Paget is offered in regular and oblique forms and is an ideal way to merge tradition and all that is new and fresh in your designs.