Poynter Oldstyle Text
Rising cost of newsprint lifts expenses globally and publishers narrow the page, pinching columns. How to retain copy without losing readers? Oldstyle diagonal emphasis fits more characters per line. Familiarity forms the heart of readability. Sponsored by Poynter, Tobias Frere-Jones returned to the romans of Hendrik van den Keere, wellspring of our oldstyle tradition, and fashioned the ultimate in serene, readable newstext; FB 1997
Poynter Oldstyle Text was part of our Readability Series which offered text grades. If you require a specific grade or all grades, they are available for license at retail pricing. Please call 617-423-8770 or email us with your inquiry.
Poynter Oldstyle Text is available as standard OpenType fonts with small capitals and both lining & oldstyle figures.
Among other uses, Poynter Oldstyle Text is recommended for Newspaper, Magazine, Book, Web and Corporate use.
Related Fonts· Poynter Oldstyle Display
Similar Fonts· Benton Modern
· Bureau Roman
Compatible Fonts· Benton Sans
· Poynter Gothic Text
Related People· Tobias Frere-Jones
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