Well Worth A Look

We recently came across the intriguing blog “Vintage Technology Obsessions”. It’s well worth a look for anyone with at least a passing interest in things past, something dear reader, you almost certainly have if you’re reading here…

One particular post explores Western Typesetting’s specimen book from an unspecified year in the late 1940s or early 1950’s.  Well worth a look! Here’s a couple of pages…

 

Bettendorff, a Popular Success

Bettendorff has been a particular success story amongst our recent releases so we thought we’d show another example or so of the typeface in use. Here is an imagined 1930s cover for th Railway Magaine, showing Bettendorff in vibrant yellow on a  red ground.   Here also, to show a more restrained application, is the St Pancras Midland Royal Hotel, as it used to be, complete with a suitable advertising masthead.

Betendorff is currently available at a 30% discount on Myfonts.com.