What is a Garamond Font?
Garamond is the name of a family of old-style serif typefaces originally created by Claude Garamond | French Publisher and Type Designer | 1480 - 1561
What is the history of Garamond Typeface?
Claude Garamond - born c. 1480 in Paris, France, died 1561 in Paris, France was a type founder, publisher, punch cutter, and type designer.
Claude Garamond's designs are the basis for many modern Garamond versions. Others are based on designs of Jean Jannon, a French printer who was also inspired by Garamond’s work. Over the years, their designs have inspired many foundries.
The typefaces Garamond produced between 1530 and 1545 are considered the typographical highlight of the 16th century. His fonts have been widely copied and are still produced and in use today.
What does the Garamond Typeface look like?
Claude Garamond | French Publisher and Type Designer | 1480 - 1561The Year 1510: