Armitage

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Credits

Designer(s)
James Walker Puckett
Foundry(ies)
Dunwich Type Founders
Release Year
2010
Country of Origin
United States
Classification
Sans Serif, Grotesque
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
MyFonts
Tags
american, corporate, grotesque, poster, sans serif

Background

Sturdy and humane, Armitage renders type with vintage American warmth. Even with a subtle sparkle, Armitage stays humble to let words work.

Rather than build on recent trends, Armitage starts over, derived from designs of the late nineteenth century. Designer James Puckett cast a wide net for source material. Letters from sign manuals, inscriptions, period posters, and architecture inspired Armitage as they inspired the designers of the nineteenth century.

Armitage’s asymmetrical strokes and subtle flares prevent monotony by rolling with the cadence of language. Six weights and real italics make Armitage suitable for a wide range of tasks. Sturdy features stand up to adversity. With a strong jaw clenched in a grin, Armitage is always ready to work.

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Last edited by John Boardley on May 26, 2010, 11:17am EST

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