From everything I have read about Van Krimpen, I think that he is the 20th Century type designer who would have been the most appalled by the idea of a typeface he created for one typesetting medium … (View Post)
Has Holger asked his instructors from The Hague about this? After all, his revival was a student assignment there. I imagine that their answer could be helpful in how you all decided to come to your … (View Post)
Basically, since the bobtail-g seems to have become popular in the era after baseline standardization had already been institutionalised.
I do not have “proof” of this; meaning that I have never rea… (View Post)
German typefoundries agreed to introduce a standard baseline (die Deutsche Normal-Schriftline) in 1905. This was based on the standard baseline instituted by the Genzsch & Heyse typefo… (View Post)
In many of the histories of printing and typography written by western authors during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, it was common to include a chapter about prior inventions and conce… (View Post)