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Poynter Oldstyle Display

12 Styles

In the sixteen-seventies, Christopher Plantin was the largest publisher of his day. Hendrik van den Keere cut for him an astounding series of romans. As Stanley Morison once observed, such types adopted features of Flemish blackletter to strengthen elegant French romans. Large on the body, strong in color, economical in fit, widely (if anonymously) distributed, they established effective standards for all that followed; FB 1997–2000


Poynter Oldstyle Display is available as standard OpenType fonts.

Poynter Oldstyle Display is also available for online use with @font-face through the Webtype hosted font service.

Among other uses, Poynter Oldstyle Display is recommended for Newspaper and Magazine use.

Poynter Oldstyle Display

Related Fonts
· Poynter Oldstyle Text

Compatible Fonts
· Amplitude
· Benton Sans
· ITC Franklin
· Poynter Gothic Text
· Relay
· Stainless

Related People
· Tobias Frere-Jones

Related Galleries
· Daily Nation
· Daytona Beach News Journal
· Decatur Daily
· Record-Journal
· The Herald Times
· Today’s Local News