Type Embellishments™ font family

Designed by  Michael Gills in 1993
Colin Brignall in 1993

Colin Brignall

Colin Brignall – born 1940 in Warwickshire, England – photographer, type designer, art director. Started work as photographer for the fashion trade, the press and industry.

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.


Desktop fonts are designed to be installed on a computer for use with applications. Licensed per computer.
Web fonts are used with the CSS @font-face rule. They are licensed for a set number of page views with no time limitation.
Web fonts are used with the CSS rule @font-face used. The license has no time limit.
Mobile App Fonts can be embedded in your mobile application. Each app requires a separate license. The license is based on the number of app installations.
Electronic Publication Fonts can be embedded in an eBook, eMagazine or eNewspaper. Fonts are licensed per issue.
Server fonts can be installed on a server and e.g. used by automated processes to create items. A license is per server core CPU per year.
You can use this type of license to embed web fonts in digital ads, such as ads created in HTML5. The licenses are valid for a specific number of ad impressions without time limit.
Type Embellishments

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