typefaces for Obituary design

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typefaces for Obituary design
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Need some help with typeface suggestion for a corporate boituary i'm working on...(The CEO's father)
Needless to say, it has to be impeccable...furthermore, any suggestions wether or not add corner details and contour lines, would be appreciated. Time sensitive, so please have at it and help me out. thank you.

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Joined: 26 Feb 2007 - 1:03pm
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Garamond Premier Pro, Arno Pro, Adobe Caslon Pro, Bembo Book? You need a silent text face.

Hrant H Papazian's picture
Joined: 3 May 2000 - 11:00am
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How does the son want to remember him?

hhp

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thnx frodefrank! garamond premier looks pretty good. @hrant i was told very formal.

Hrant H Papazian's picture
Joined: 3 May 2000 - 11:00am
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Perpetua. (Even has a fitting name.)

hhp

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Brioso Pro is a beautifully crafted traditional wide ranging compilation. Exquisite!

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thnx everyone. Included some of your selections as options among others and we ended up using Didot for txt and Bodoni for Name/title.
It looks very elegant.