Paperback

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Credits

Designer(s)
John Downer
Foundry(ies)
House Industries
Release Year
2005
Country of Origin
United States
Classification
Serif
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
House Industries
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Paperback is a text face created by John Downer in 2005. The intent was to preserve the hot-metal typeset quality of paperback books in the age of digital printing. Unlike modern “one size fits all” type, Paperback comes in 6 separate master designs optimized for specific sizes. Downer considers Paperback a reflection of his own idiosyncratic approach rather than an effort to mimic specific historical type styles.

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