Classification: French Old Style

  1. Adobe Garamond Typeface

    Claude Garamond (ca. 1480-1561) cut types for the Parisian scholar-printer Robert Estienne in the first part of the sixteenth century,…

  2. Apple Garamond Typeface

    Apple commissioned a narrow variation of ITC Garamond (created by Tony Stan in 1977). Bitstream condensed the font to 80%…

  3. Bembo Typeface

    Bembo is the name given to an old style serif typeface based upon a face cut by Francesco Griffo, first…

  4. Garamond 3 Typeface

    Opinion varies regarding the role of Claude Garamond (ca. 1480“1561) in the development of the Old Face font Garamond. What…

  5. Garamond Premier Typeface

    Garamond Premier Pro had its genesis in 1988, when Adobe senior type designer Robert Slimbach visited the Plantin-Moretus Museum in…

  6. Granjon Typeface
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    Granjon was designed in 1928 for Linotype by George Jones. It is named after the sixteenth-century French printer, publisher, and…

  7. ITC Galliard Typeface

    ITC Galliard is an adaptation of Matthew Carter’s 1978 phototype design for Mergenthaler. Galliard was modeled on the work of…

  8. Sabon Typeface

    Jan Tschichold’s Sabon was originally released in three formats: in 1964 as foundry type by the Stempel and in 1966…

  9. Stempel Garamond Typeface

    First released by D. Stempel AG in 1925, Stempel Garamond™ was based on the Egenolff-Berner specimen of 1592 and was…

  10. Vendôme Typeface

    Vendôme, a quirky typeface designed in 1952 by François Ganeau while working at Fonderie Olive. Possibly named for Place Vendôme,…