Designer Brigitte Schuster has published her first typeface on Linotype.com. Her Cardamon is an unobtrusive Antiqua with a very legible, distinctive tone that is historically inspired.
Schuster created the original design during her “Master of Design in Type and Media” at the Academy of Arts in Holland’s The Hague.
The designer started by analyzing texts from the 16th century. She then extracted selected elements from the fonts of Hendrik van den Keere, Robert Granjon and Giovan Francesco Cresci. These elements formed the basis for Cardamon.
These historical influences are clearly visible in the now published version of Cardamon: on the one hand, those of the historical Renaissance Antiqua, on the other, elements of a handwritten font created with a quill. The characteristics of a written font are reflected in Cardamon Italic, in particular; the style is inclined by 15° and has closed or continued curves next to the stem.
Cardamon is available in four weights: Regular, Medium, Semibold and Bold. They all have a matching Italic and are equipped with small caps, old-style and uppercase numerals, as well as some ligatures and ornaments.
Cardamon has a strong personality, given its neutral shape, angular, individual elements and the unique historical background. As a result, it is suitable for a variety of projects and applications.
- New on Linotype.com: the historically inspired Cardamon
- Quitador from Arne Freytag: an extensively equipped slab serif with a modern twist
- The complete Siseriff font family for
just 49 USD/EUR*– available for 24 hours only
- Detailed online brochure for the new
Mengelt Basel Antiqua available on Linotype.com
- Zapfino Arabic: The latest font by
designer Nadine Chahine
TagsAkira Kobayashi, Akko, Alessio Leonardi, Arabic, ATypI 2014, Biome, brand perfect, Calligraphy, charity, Coleface, comic sans, deltahints, digital media, DIN standard 1450, Eric Gill, FontExplorer X, Font Management, FOWD, Futura book, Gill Sans, global hints, google, gui, Hanzi Graphy, help for japan, Homelessfonts, Linotype: The Film, Mantika Book, Mantika font family, Metro, Mincho fonts, Movie Fonts, Mr. Typo, screen fonts, Serif fonts, Tool, Tutorial, Typography, typography in lisbon, ux, Victor Garcia, video, Web Design, webfont, Web Fonts