Ruffcut

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2011
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Serif, Slab Serif
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Digital
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display, letterpress, wood

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Ruffcut is an antique wood type style that evokes the look and feel of type used in the design of poster-sized advertisements for circus, fairground and like events in the late 19th century. It is inspired by the memories of printing letterpress posters on an old cast-iron flatbed press where the oversized posters were usually composed directly on the bed of the press using mostly wood type as large as two feet high. Ruffcut is optimal at large sizes for a wide array of decorative uses.

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Last edited by Dave Dawson on February 25, 2012, 12:55pm EST

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