Font Augustin

Neither a revival nor exactly a re-interpretation, Augustin is Übele’s contemporary Jenson renaissance oldstyle book face. A compact text family of just two weights and three styles (regular, italic and small caps) won’t be the all-purpose workhorse that many of today’s superfamilies present themselves as, but confident typesetters will relish the opportunity to build their own sophisticated hierarchy using Augustin’s clean, crisp elegance as a base, while its comprehensive character set makes it a very suitable tool for expert book typography.
Augustin font. Augustin is an elegant and legible typeface inspired by the classic letter forms of the renaissance, namely the type of Nicolas Jenson made in Venice in 1470. The style-linked family includes oldstyle and lining figures both tabular and proportional.Type designer Ludwig Übele. Design date: 2004.

Neither a revival nor exactly a re-interpretation, Augustin is Übele’s contemporary Jenson renaissance oldstyle book face. A compact text family of just two weights and three styles (regular, italic and small caps) won’t be the all-purpose workhorse that many of today’s superfamilies present themselves as, but confident typesetters will relish the opportunity to build their own sophisticated hierarchy using Augustin’s clean, crisp elegance as a base, while its comprehensive character set makes it a very suitable tool for expert book typography.

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