Haarlemmer

Credits

Designer(s)
Jan van Krimpen, Frank E. Blokland
Foundry(ies)
Linotype
Release Year
1938
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Classification
Serif, Old Style, Dutch Old Style
Original Format
Metal (Foundry)
Distributor(s)
DTL
Tags
bible type, big eye, large x-height, small text

Background

This is a Bible type – which is to say, a plain face with large x-height – designed for Monotype to fulfill a private commission. It was translated to digital form and issued by Dutch Type Library in 1996. Frank E. Blokland designed an unserifed companion face.

Background Source

  • The Elements of Typographic style, by Robert Bringhurst

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