Adantine Revisted…

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Adantine offers the opportunity to bring Victorian Elegance and Character to modern design work. It is inspired by the hand-lettered captions often seen on old sepia-toned postcards, but also distilles some of its spirit from 19th century advertising cuts. Adantine is offered in regular and text faces, as well as all and small Capitals forms with purpose made swashed capitals, and in a decorative embossed form. It can be used to set small amounts of text, as well as for headings and display purposes. Adantine offers the chance to bring steam-age elegance to present day design projects.
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Showcasing the Clementhorpe Family

We thought it was time to revisit one of our earlier designs, with some new specimen pieces and a few old favourites re-presented.

Clementhorpe is inspired by the lettering on an early 20th century enamel advertisement-for chocolate. From the dozen or so hand drawn letters found in that source Greater Albion Typefounders have constructed a family of Roman faces for display and text work, with bold weights, an italic form as well as condensed, small capital and title forms, all preserving the fun of their inspiration.

Incidentally, one member of the Clementhorpe family is offered free of charge at Myfonts.

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Another Project Approaching Completion…

Perhaps, in this context at least, approaching doesn’t quite mean nearing, just yet.  I am rather pleased with the way this is taking shape though.

I think the family needs to feature at least one other weight, or perhaps more?

PJL

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Progress, At Last…

It has been a quiet week on this site this week, which as usual denotes a busy week elsewhere drawing attention away from Greater Albion.  None the less, after several weeks there is some progress to report on one of our ongoing projects.  Landsdowne Commercial regular is nearing completion, and here’s a very small sampling of it in its current form.

Landsdowne-Commercial3As with all of our typefaces which have the word ‘Commericial’ in their name, this is an refined and enhanced rerelease of one of my earlier freeware typefaces.  A lot has changed and developed, including an extensive character set, a wide range of ligatures, as well as stylistic alternates and small capitals, but at it’s heart this remains the earlier Landsdowne design.  More previews soon…

PJL.

Six of the Best…

Our Beeching family is designed specifically for use in making clear and legible signage.  There are six typefaces in the family, all available for download and purchase right now.

Beeching is a family of six typefaces designed to combine extreme legibility with a hint of retrospective character. It is inspired by the lettering used in the Leslie Green designed stations of the London Underground and is as up to date today as it was the day those stations opened. The Beeching faces (Regular, Bold, Small Capitals, Small Capitals Bold, Shadowed and Small Capitals Shadowed) are ideal for use in large scale signage that needs to be seen over long distances. We feel the family provides a clear demonstration that traditional details, such as serifs and ligatures serve to enhance legibility.

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Beeching Launches on Myfonts…

It’s taken a few days but Beeching has now released on Myfonts.  For a short time it will be offered at a 35% discount.  Click on the banner below to try out the family of six faces:

Beeching is designed to combine extreme legibility with a hint of retrospective character. It is inspired by the lettering used in the Leslie Green designed stations of the London Underground and is as up to date today as it was the day those stations opened. The Beeching faces (Regular, Bold, Small Capitals, Small Capitals Bold, Shadowed and Small Capitals Shadowed) are ideal for use in large scale signage that needs to be seen over long distances. We feel the family provides a clear demonstration that traditional details, such as serifs and ligatures serve to enhance legibility.  Here are a few examples of the family in action: