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The biggest differences between Centaur and Garamond are that Centaur has a bit more of an oldstyle feel to it. The slant of the bar on the lower case ‘e’ is more pronounced in Centaur and the top of the descender bowl drops below the baseline. While the stresses are similar, the stroke direction in […]



Going to have to move on…


Meet Quintin

10Oct08


Knowing my obsession with the Helvetica film and my closet desire to become an old fashion type setter, last Christmas my wife went on eBay to find my some Helvetica slugs. When she found a lot with ‘Hundreds of Helvetica Lead Type’  from an ‘A++++ SELLER!!!’ she got them shipped to the house. When they […]


Now I’m not sure if it has the same charm, but it certainly is better drawn. Perhaps I’ll tweak it just a little bit more if I have time before class.