Tag: softserif

Stanhope Font

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Paul Hickson. Les based the design on a turn-of-the-century typeface of the same name. The foundry is believed to be Soldans & Payvers, circa 1904. Published by Red RoosterDownload Stanhope

Administer Font

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. A few weights were originally released by another foundry; but this complete version of the family is a better match to Les original drawings! Published by Red RoosterDownload Administer

Leighton Font

Designed by Paul Hickson, Leighton is a clean serif based on Lectura, a design by Dick Dooijes of the Amsterdam Foundry (1966). Published by Red RoosterDownload Leighton

Hess Old Style Font

Designed by Steve Jackaman, Hess Old Style was originally designed by Sol Hess as just a roman and italic for Lanston Monotype, circa 1920-23. Published by Red RoosterDownload Hess Old Style

Kingsrow Font

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. Unofficially named No Frills in the early stages of development, his widow Elsie decided that it would be called Kingsrow. Published by Red RoosterDownload Kingsrow

Kingsley Font

Designed by Les Usherwood. Digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. This beautiful recreation by Les of the Frederick Goudy typeface, Kennerley Old Style, circa 1911-24, may be superior to any other. Published by Red RoosterDownload Kingsley

Gargoyle Font

Designed by Steve Jackaman, Gargoyle is based on the original Adrian Williams typeface design, circa 1976 and Brook Type in 1903 designed by Lucien Pissaro. Published by Red RoosterDownload Gargoyle

Chelsea Font

Designed by Les Usherwood, Chelsea is a serif design digitally engineered by Steve Jackaman. Published by Red RoosterDownload Chelsea

Madrid Font

Designed by Steve Jackaman, Madrid is based on the typeface Nacional by Carlos Winkow from the Spanish foundry, Nacional (1941). Published by Red RoosterDownload Madrid

Copacabana Font

Copacabana is heavily based on one of my favourite typefaces Goudy Old Style Italic. It is sharper and more clearly defined than Goudy yet still retains it old style characteristics. The face is slightly angled so is basically upright whilst

Brigade Font

In searching for a Roman to use there were bits of Bembo,Times,Garamond etc., that I liked and bits that I did not. So I set out to take the best bits of all my favourite Romans and tried to create

Arius Font

Designed by Karl Nayeri, Arius is a font released for the Prime Graphics Type Collection. Copyright Prime Graphics. Published by Prime GraphicsDownload Arius

Poor Richard Font

Designed by Paul Hickson. Based on the Keystone Type Foundry design, circa 1919. The l/c ‘g’ appears as an alternate character in our font. Published by Red RoosterDownload Poor Richard

Jubilee Font

Designed by Paul Hickson. Designed by the famous English (type designer) Eric Gill, it was created specially for the Silver Jubilee Wedding Anniversary announcement of George VI and Queen Mary. Published by Red RoosterDownload Jubilee