Alessandro Butti - Font Designer of Microgramma, Augustea

Alessandro Butti

Alessandro Butti – born 1893, died 1959 in Turin, Italy – type designer, teacher. Art director of the Nebiolo type foundry in Turin. Taught at the Scuola Vigliani-Paravia.

Fonts: Paganini (with A. Bertieri, 1928), Quirius (1939), Athenaeum™ (with Aldo Novarese, 1945), Normandia (with Aldo Novarese, 1946–49), Rondine (1948), Augustea™ (with Aldo Novarese, 1951), Fluidum™ (1951), Microgramma™ (with Aldo Novarese, 1952).

* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.