Ysobel™ eText Familia tipográfica
Diseñado por Robin Nicholas/2009
According to Nicholas, “The idea for the design started when I was asked to develop a custom version of Century Schoolbook. I wanted to give the design a more contemporary feel, although the client ultimately decided to keep their typeface closer to the original. The project nevertheless gave me ideas for a new design. Since designing Nimrod, some 30 years ago, I had wanted to make a more modern typeface family for newspapers and magazines – this seemed the ideal candidate.”
Ysobel (pronounced “Isabel”) has the soft, inviting letter shapes of Century Schoolbook but contrasts these with more incised serifs and terminals. Its capitals are also narrower than those of Century Schoolbook, and care was taken to ensure that they harmonize perfectly with the lowercase.
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Ysobel eText Bold
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Nombre del menú Windows: Ysobel eText
Nombre PostScript: YsobeleText-Bold
Nombre PostScript completo: Ysobel eText Bold
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