Calligraphers of the Italian Renaissance adapted ancient models to create “italic” and “roman”, a consciously dramatic departure from standard Church Gothic. Punchcutters followed calligraphy until the French court adopted the formality of Aldus & Griffo’s Aldine Bembo model. Andy Stockley has returned to the vivacity of 15th-century calligraphy, capturing the soaring spirit of the Venetian originals like no other revival; FB 1999
Among other uses, Spira is recommended for Magazine, Book and Corporate use.
Similar Fonts· Pietro
Compatible Fonts· Stainless
Related People· Andy Stockley