In calligraphic terms ball terminals just happen when the stroke changes direction. They're not present in all scripts. Even most humanist writing lacks them. Adding a bit of extra weight at the end … (View Post)
Greenwood cemetery has about a dozen 18th century stones in the center of the park, in keeping with what you find in abundance in New England. The majority of the stones are industrial/post industria… (View Post)
The main reason skeletons have limited usefulness is that the counterforms and letterspacing do not balance until you have a stroke. In addition the forms of calligraphic letters have as much to do w… (View Post)
There are at least two cuts of Monotype Bembo with different descender lengths. The one with shorter descenders is more widespread and the digital version follows it.
Some research suggests that th… (View Post)