P22 Platten is based on a lettering found in a German fountain pen practice book in the 1920s. (You may have seen the similar Speedball books in the US). This round tip pen lettering is comparable to the basic forms used grammar school teaching alphabets, but with a few original characteristics.
P22 type foundry creates computer typefaces inspired by Art, History, and sometimes science. P22 is renowned for its work with museums and foundations to ensure the development of accurate historical typefaces that are fully relevant for today’s computer user.
In addition to its in-house font design, P22 now licenses several new type designs from around the world with International House of Fonts. P22 grew further with the addition of the Sherwood Type Collection. In late 2004, P22 aquired Lanston Type Co. And in early 2006 P22 launched the Rimmer Type Foundry.