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The “Schnorkel” was a term coined by Gary Munch during the TDC Cyrillic Weekend seminar to address the outreaching arm of the V-like character in some Cyrillic languages.
It was a humorous poke derived from the snorkel used in diving gear.
Discussion (Specific Typefaces):
Sans to Complement Warnock Pro
Serif to go with Univers?
Good Serif to go with DIN or Gotham?
Favorite Serif to go with Gotham
Display Font with Times New Roman
OpenType Serifed Companion for Gill Sans
Pair with Perpetua?
Font manager for Windows. From their website:
FontExpert 2006 enables you to preview and manage both installed and uninstalled typefaces, plus examine your system for font errors. You can display the list of installed font faces, customizable font samples and advanced font properties.
Pango is the library for laying out text in GTK.
Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication is a specialist university sector college based in the UK, near Chislehurst in Greater London. It's particular specialism is in design and broadcasting, with a strong creative tradition in both.
A three-way merger between the art schools of Bromley, Sidcup and Beckenham in 1962 effectively gave birth to today's college.
Their website is: http://www.rave.ac.uk/
Caecilia, designed by Peter Matthias Noordzij, was issued by Linotype in 1991 as PMN Caecilia in a range of weights, including small caps and text figures. This face is (perhaps) the first neohumanist slab serif, with a true slab serifed italic to match. The italic is based on renaissance parameters, meaning it slopes at 5°. This face is a graceful and sturdy slab serif, useful for various applications.
PMN Caecilia at Linotype
Established in 1991, Letterbox undertakes typographic projects. Some of these are commissioned by clients (identity systems, signage systems, external publishing and font customisation) whilst others are initiated by the studio (such as lectures, publications, forums and exhibitions). Letterbox have self-published 12 publications commenting on typography and design culture including the Qwerty series, the Ampersand series, and recently Fancy.
Letterbox is headed by Stephen Banham, Lecturer in Typography at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), and regular contributor to international type-culture. Other contributors the studio's output have included Niels Oeltjen, Wendy Ellerton, Morice Kastoun and Sarah Findlay.
Those who write or have written about typography.
John D. Berry
Rob Roy Kelly
Philip B. Meggs