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Retrieved November 4, Goudy provided a set of swash capitals as alternates for the italic. Views Read Edit View history.
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Intended for fine book printing, the design has a delicate grace and strokes that alternate between thick and thin. Retrieved June 19, Font Bureau added a more meidum optical size for display use.
Both these versions have been digitized. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
olddstyle University of California Old Style metal type in regular and italic styles, compared to two digitizations: Although no longer the corporate font of the University of California Press or System, Goudy’s font remains popular in academic use.
As an italic is [mostly used] to emphasize a word…or sometimes merely to give a lighter touch, I have allowed myself to incorporate here and there in my font some forms more or less fanciful. Retrieved from ” https: For a name, Goudy preferred ‘Berkeley’ after the press’s locationwhich, he thought more ‘aristocratic’ than the alternative proposal of ‘Californian’.
University of California is an ‘old-style’ serif font, one inspired by the styles of printing popular before the late eighteenth century. University of California Press.
C, E, F and T look unfinished, s is too light, and in italic the ball terminals in s look at odds with the other capitals, though they are acceptable in the lowercase s. Goudy described it as particularly inspired by the ‘Fell Types’, a collection of s fonts used by Oxford University Pressmeedium other details such as the tilted cross-stroke of the ‘e’ recall what is now called the ‘Venetian’ style of typeface design, used by printers such as Nicolas Jenson up to the s.
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Walter Tracy in ltc book Letters of Credit was unimpressed with the design, commenting “the design is not particularly notable, but it is pleasant enough to read at 12 point and smaller Goudy as a type designer”. Retrieved February 26, Retrieved August 27, University of San Diego.
This page was last edited on 17 Juneat Serifs are fine slabs with minimal bracketing. While no longer the corporate font of the University of California Press, it retains a strong popularity in academia and is used as a corporate font by several universities.
Like many of Goudy’s other families, it has been re-released and made generally available after his death, under a variety of often shorter names. Retrieved February 5, However, Samuel Farquhar, the University Press’s manager, requested a name change in order to avoid associating its name with just one of the university system’s campuses.
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Goudy used the font iitc set his book Typologia which was printed by the University of California Press in the new font, and he describes his inspiration for it in the chapter The Story of a Type. After the original type was commissioned for private use, ‘California’ was released publicly by different companies, first inby Lanston Monotype as ‘Californian’ and then under the name of ‘Berkeley Old Style’ by ITC.
Goudy had high ambitions for his design, and wrote to California that “I’m trying hard to ildstyle it a magnum opus and maybe the effort is preventing more rapid progress — maybe magnum opuses aren’t made so consciously. Goudy created the design from a position of great eminence as one of the most popular typeface designers of the first half of the twentieth century, and almost uniquely for type founders of the period as an independent artisan, not employed by any one company and free to pursue his own projects.