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Palazzo Original
Commented on Wednesday, 9 December 2009 - 12:07pm

Uli,
Thank you so much for the response; this answers my questions perfectly.

Michael,
I did a quick comparison of the only scan of the 1950 metal typed page that I could find and Palazzo Original. To my untrained eye, they are...

Palazzo Original
Commented on Wednesday, 9 December 2009 - 8:44pm

Hello,

Uli,
That scan is certainly different from what I was comparing Palazzo Original with. Thanks for taking the time to post it.

Michael,
I would greatly appreciate it if you would post an online repro of Palatino. Any...

Palazzo Original
Commented on Monday, 14 December 2009 - 11:33am

Hello,

Thank you all for your kind and timely comments. I have played with the font Palatino in text using FontForge. Even in text sizes, it reads very well for a display face. It is a hair light, but that is what Aldus was developed to address...

Palazzo Original
Commented on Tuesday, 15 December 2009 - 12:13pm

Very cool indeed. I am only just beginning to look at fonts and their history. I didn't realize the complexity and beauty of that history. Would anyone have any beginners books to recommend on the history of typography? I seem to be hooked; just reel...

Do ligatures improve readability?
Commented on Tuesday, 6 March 2007 - 3:07pm

Greetings to All,

This is a very interesting discussion. I am not a typophile, but I am a great admirer of functional and timeless beauty; qualities that most typefaces certainly possess. By circumstances beyond my control, I have been...