Type Embellishments™ font family
Designed by Michael Gills in 1993
Colin Brignall in 1993
1964: joins the Letraset Type Studio as photographic technician. Since 1974: type designer for Letraset International. Since 1980: type director for Esselte Letraset in London.
Fonts: Countdown™ (1965), Aachen™ (1969), Premier™ Lightline (1969), Revue™ (1969), Premier™ shaded (1970), Superstar™ (1970), Octopuss™ (1970), Italia™ (1974), Tango™ (1975), Victorian™ (with Freda Sack, 1976) Dynamo shadow (with Alan Meeks, 1977), Harlow™ (1977/1979), Romic™ (1979), Corinthian™ (1981/1983), Jenson Old Style™ (with Freda Sack, 1982), Edwardian™ (1983), Epokha™ (1992), Type Embellishments One (with Michael Gills, 1993), ITC Werkstatt (1999). To date he has designed over 100 alphabetes.
* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.
be installed on a computer for
use with applications.
Licensed per computer.
@font-face rule. They are licensed
for a set number of page views with
no time limitation.
in your mobile application. Each app
and platform requires a separate license.
embedded in an eBook, eMagazine or
eNewspaper. Fonts are licensed per title.
a server and e.g. used by automated
processes to create items.
A license is per server core CPU per year.
on which the font will be installed.
that you can use over time. We’ll let
you know when you’re running low.
Platforms you intend to embed the
font in. A license is valid for the life
of the version of the app.
you intend to embed the font in. Each license
is valid for one title for the life of that title.
CPUs of the servers on which
the font will be installed.
A license has a term of 1 year.
the font: OT (OpenType) with
Postscript outlines (OT CFF) or
TrueType outlines (OT TTF).
the font: W1G (98 languages),
COM (56 languages),
PRO (33 languages) or
STD (21 languages).
available in. These differ in contained
characters and file size. You get all
available versions with your license.
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