swashes

Trouble with Contextual Swashes

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Hi there,

I've created a font that has 3 character variations using calt (which works fine) and includes a set of 3 swash variations per character as well. The issue I'm having is I also want to include start and end swashes for select letters (a, e, i, o, r). I set up my code as such and it works perfectly fine in FontLab when I test it but when I try in Illustrator, only the start_swsh works. The end of the word remains normal.

feature swsh {
ignore sub @ALL @letter1' @ALL;
ignore sub @ALL @letter2' @ALL;
ignore sub @ALL @letter3' @ALL;
sub @letter1' @ALL by @start_swsh;
sub @letter2' @ALL by @start_swsh;
sub @letter3' @ALL by @start_swsh;
sub @ALL @letter1' by @end_swsh1;
sub @ALL @letter2' by @end_swsh1;
sub @ALL @letter3' by @end_swsh1;
sub @swsh1' by @swsh2;

darling: a new release

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darling is a display font, with medium contrast, designed to be used in the composition of titles, letterings, visual id’s and short texts such as illustrated books or magazines for children.
it has 738 characters and a lot of opentype features that allows the composition of titles and/or words in a very different ways. otherwise, when applied with no features, it produces a homogeneous amount of text.

">http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/danieljusti/darling/[img:sites/default/file...

Usherwood-like serif, Adventures of Dr. Eszterhazy

I'm trying to figure out if this is a typeface, or hand-lettered, or modified from a typeface. It's a book cover issued in 1990.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-w4KyqKJbmOU/UFWkZDaufmI/AAAAAAAAFVs/net3DsmaDh...

It looks a fair bit like ITC Usherwood Bold to me.http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/itc/usherwood/std-bold/ but of course it has ligatures and alternates not available in the current digital version of that typeface. Did Usherwood ever have swash alternates? Is this a hand-lettered derivative, inspired by ITC Usherwood? Some other font with fancy swash alternates?

Cheers,

T

Storefront Pro release

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We are proud to announce the release of Storefront.

Storefront is what the prolific and talented American sign painters of the 1920s and 1930s would have created if they had access to the advanced lettering and type technologies we have today. Rooted in an incomplete Alf Becker alphabet sample, Storefront is my usual overdose on alternates and swashes, my eternal attempt at giving typesetting that ever-elusive handmade impression.

Atkinson Bros. Agency logo from 1980's -- puzzling embellishments

Hello all; this is my first time posting, though I've come here reading off and on. I have been learning all I can so I can speak intelligently about this topic, but please forgive me (and correct me) if I use some of the technical terms incorrectly or too broadly.

The attached logo was found on some rolls of metallic stickers that our insurance agency has been using for various purposes for at least twenty years, if not longer. We are currently looking into branching out with our marketing methods, which has of course left us in need of a distinctive "look" -- and we would like to use this logo, as it is (in our opinion) rather handsomely suited to the "tone" of the business we are pursuing, as well as able to give us some brand continuity. Unfortunately, the gentleman who designed the logo for us is long deceased, and we have no original files anywhere either.

Now, even after hours of searching and browsing through font identification tools, none of us have been able to determine which typeface is used here. The interesting flourishes don't help, I'm sure...

Typeface with script swashes in book cover! Anyone know?

Does anyone know what is the typeface with script swashes on this book cover? (low x-height, high ascenders) I thought it was Mrs.Eaves Sans, but this one has high ascenders!

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_nXknRDZBs0E/SxK_GzcrsOI/AAAAAAAAEWo/tFvMYC4enlM/s1600/seven.jpg

Thank you!

(x) Headlines from recent issue of print magazine - Leitura Display Swashes {Dino Santos himself}

Can anyone help me identify this awesome typeface used in the recent issue of Print magazine.

It looks a lot like Didot bold italic, but is heavier weight and has these amazing swashes.

Any help would be appreciated.

Cheers,

Mike.