I am looking at creating concept logos for a country hotel. It is a historical building, with oak paneling etc; and the owners want to project the place as somewhere for adults to enjoy some peace and quiet in countryside surroundings - with spa facilities and great cuisine!
I am thinking of an all caps or small caps logotype coupled with a stylised illustration of the wrought iron gates that protect the entrance. From memory I am thinking of copperplate, trajan pro, requiem, castellar...
Can anyone suggest other similar alternatives - better still, fonts with alternative swash options (although I want to avoid too script-like an appearance).
I'm going to go for double jeopardy now, and ask for people's thoughts on a body typeface that projects a warm modern feeling with a hint at the historical significance of the building... I'm a fan of Warnock, but Versa from ourtype has caught my eye. Comments?
Many thanks for any feedback!