Bodoni Classico Bold

$26.00

     
    Bodoni Classico Bold
    Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) was called the King of Printers; he was a prolific type designer, a masterful engraver of punches and the most widely admired printer of his time. His books and typefaces were created during the 45 years he was the director of the fine press and publishing house of the Duke of Parma in Italy. He produced the best of what are known as "modern" style types, basing them on the finest writing of his time. Modern types represented the ultimate typographic development of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. They have characteristics quite different from the types that preceded them; such as extreme vertical stress, fine hairlines contrasted by bold main strokes, and very subtle, almost non-existent bracketing of sharply defined hairline serifs. Bodoni saw this style as beautiful and harmonious-the natural result of writing done with a well-cut pen, and the look was fashionable and admired. Other punchcutters, such as the Didot family (1689-1853) in France, and J. E. Walbaum (1768-1839) in Germany made their own versions of the modern faces. Even though some nineteenth century critics turned up their noses and called such types shattering and chilly, today the Bodoni moderns are seen in much the same light as they were in his own time. When used with care, the Bodoni types are both romantic and elegant, with a presence that adds tasteful sparkle to headlines and advertising.

    Franko Luin's Bodoni Classico™ has thicker thin strokes than other versions of Bodoni. These strokes hold up well at smaller point sizes, making this family a good choice for text or captions.

    Keywords: Bodoni Classico Bold, Italian, Serif, anno 1700, Text, Invitation, Magazine, Business Cards, Menus, Newsletters, Urkunde

    SKU: 15159022

    Product ID: 25549

    Bodoni Classico Bold Font Information

    Version:2.01
    Family Name:BodoniClassico Bold
    Weight:400
    Glyphs:228
    Fixed Pitch:No
    Symbol Encoded:No
    Embedded Bitmaps:No
    Creation Date:11/17/2001
    Modified Date:8/10/2004
    Unicode Ranges:Basic Latin
    Latin-1 Supplement
    Latin Extended-A
    Latin Extended-B
    Spacing Modifier Letters
    General Punctuation
    Currency Symbols
    Letterlike Symbols
    Mathematical Operators
    Geometric Shapes
    Private Use Area
    Code Pages:1252 Latin 1
    1253 Greek
    1254 Turkish
    1258 Vietnamese
    Mac Roman Macintosh Character Set (US Roman)
    437 US