Poynter Oldstyle Display
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.
Among other uses, Poynter Oldstyle Display is recommended for Newspaper and Magazine use.
Related Fonts· Poynter Oldstyle Text
Compatible Fonts· Amplitude
· Benton Sans
· ITC Franklin
· Poynter Gothic Text
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