Tag: Sol Hess

LTC Squareface Font

Designed by Sol Hess in 1940 as a variation of Stymie Extrabold, but with squared corners where round shapes would normally be. This striking display face is found in only some Lanston Monotype catalogs and specimens are somewhat hard to

LTC Swing Bold Font

This mono-weight script face evokes advertising of the 1930s & 40s. LTC Swing Bold, was based on Kaufmann Bold, which was released by ATF (American Type Founders) in 1936. Kaufmann proved extremely popular in its day. For that reason ATF

LTC Broadway Font

Originally designed by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1927, Sol Hess added a lower case in 1929. Hess also drew Broadway Engraved in 1928 for Lanston Monotype. Broadway has become somewhat of a classic icon as an “Art Deco”