ITC Lubalin Graph® font family


Designed by Herb Lubalin in 1974
Edward Benguiat in 1974
ITC Lubalin Graph® was designed by Herb Lubalin and drawn by Tony DiSpigna and Joe Sundwall in 1974. They based the geometric skeletons of this new typeface on Lubalin's earlier ITC Avant Garde, but modified the shapes to add big square (or rectangular) serifs. This style is sometimes called "slab serif" or "Egyptian." The condensed weights, which include small caps and old style figures, were added by Helga Jörgenson and Sigrid Engelmann in 1992. ITC Lubalin Graph has a strong and open look with its solid serifs, open counters, and tall x-height. It's a good choice to convey practicality and stable friendliness."

ITC Lubalin Graph Extra Light

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ITC Lubalin Graph


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Std / OT TTF

supports at least

21 languages.















Technical details
OpenType outline flavour:
TTF - TrueType-Outlines
Technical font names:
File name: LubalinGraphStd-ExtraLight.ttf
Windows menu name: ITC Lubalin Graph Std ExLight
PostScript name: LubalinGraphStd-ExtraLight
PostScript full name: ITC Lubalin Graph Std Extra Light
Catalog number:
168455548
Characters:
255
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Features

Languages

Fractions

Tag: frac

Function: Replaces figures separated by a slash with 'common' (diagonal) fractions. The user enters 3/4 in a recipe and gets the threequarters fraction.

Standard Ligatures

Tag: liga

Function: Replaces a sequence of glyphs with a single glyph which is preferred for typographic purposes. This feature covers the ligatures which the designer/manufacturer judges should be used in normal conditions. The glyph for ffl replaces the sequence of glyphs f f l.

Ordinals

Tag: ordn

Function: Replaces default alphabetic glyphs with the corresponding ordinal forms for use after figures. One exception to the follows-a-figure rule is the numero character (U+2116), which is actually a ligature substitution, but is best accessed through this feature. The user applies this feature to turn 2.o into 2.o (abbreviation for secundo).

Superscript

Tag: sups

Function: Replaces lining or oldstyle figures with superior figures (primarily for footnote indication), and replaces lowercase letters with superior letters (primarily for abbreviated French titles). The application can use this feature to automatically access the superior figures (more legible than scaled figures) for footnotes, or the user can apply it to Mssr to get the classic form.

Kerning

Tag: kern

Function: Adjusts amount of space between glyphs, generally to provide optically consistent spacing between glyphs. Although a well-designed typeface has consistent inter-glyph spacing overall, some glyph combinations require adjustment for improved legibility. Besides standard adjustment in the horizontal direction, this feature can supply size-dependent kerning data via device tables, "cross-stream" kerning in the Y text direction, and adjustment of glyph placement independent of the advance adjustment. Note that this feature may apply to runs of more than two glyphs, and would not be used in monospaced fonts. Also note that this feature does not apply to text set vertically. The o is shifted closer to the T in the combination "To."

These fonts support the Basic Latin character set. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in d

Tag: Basic Latin

Function: These fonts support the Basic Latin character set. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in different formats. Please review the product information for each font to ensure it will meet your requirements.