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TENCIL ROBERT HUNTER MIDDLETON Kamil Małocha PWSZ Tarnów Wydział Sztuki Zakład Grafiki rok akademicki 2013/14


SPIS TREĹšCI Autor .....................1-2 Geneza fontu...............2-6 Ludlow Typograph Digital Copies Zastosowanie fontu.........7-8 Rodzina fotu..............9-10 Charakterystyka fontu ......12 Bibliografia.................13


ROBERT HUNTER MIDDLETON -born 6. 5. 1898 in Glasgow, Scotland, -died 3. 8. 1985 in Chicago,USA -type designer, printer. 1908: moves to the USA. Studies painting at the Art Institute of Chicago. From 1923 onwards: type designer for the Ludlow Typograph Company. Works with Ernst F. Detterer and starts producing new weights and versions of Detterer’s Eusebius typeface in 1923. 1933–71: art director the Ludlow Typograph Company. 1944: founds the Cherryburn Press.

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OPRACOWANE FONTY Eusebius.........................(1923) Ludlow Black.....................(1924) Cameo............................(1927) Record Gothic....................(1960) Delphian Open....................(1928) Stellar..........................(1929) Tempo®...........................(1930) Karnak...........................(1942) Lafayette........................(1932) Maifair Italic...................(1932) Eden.............................(1934) Mandate..........................(1934) Umbra®...........................(1935) Coronet®.........................(1937) Stencil .........................(1938) Radiant™.........................(1940) Samson...........................(1940) Flair............................(1941) Admiral Script...................(1953) Florentine Italic................(1956) Formal Script....................(1956) Wave.............................(1962)

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B oth fonts consist of only capital letters with

rounded edges and thick main strokes, much like a Clarendon typeface, except with breaks in the face to give it the appearance of the stenciled alphabets used on boxes and crates owell's exploration of Stencil became very popular over

T oday consist of only capital letters with

rounded edges and thick main strokes, much like a Clarendon typeface, except with breaks in the face to give it the appearance of the stenciled alphabets used on boxes and crates. Powell's exploration of Stencil became very popular over time and is still used

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S tencil refers to two typefaces released within months of each other in 1937. The face created by R. Hunter Middleton for Ludlow was advertised in June, while Gerry Powell's version for American Type Founders appeared one month


LUDLOW TYPOGRAPH Is

a hot metal typsetting system used in lettepress printing. The device casts bars, or slugs of type, out of type metalprimarily consisting of lead. These slugs are used for the actual printing, and then are melted down and recycled on the spot.

T hus the composing process resembles that

used in cold lead type printing. Once a line has been completed, the composing stick is inserted into theLudlow machine, which clamps it firmly in place above the mold. Hot linecasting metal the same alloy used in Linotype allowed to cool, and then the bottom of the slug is trimmed just

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CYFROWE KOPIE

S tencil has been copied by many digital producers,

including Linotype 0GmbH, Adobe, URW++. As the A.T.F. version is heavier, it is often called Stencil Bold when copied.

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I n 1997, Alexei Chekulaev made a Cyrillic version of Stencil Bold, called Stencil Cyrillic Regular. In Rookledge’s Classic International Typefinder, the entry Stencil Bold shows the existence of a lowercase letters in the font that are unavailable from either actual type foundries or the producers of digital type.

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BIBLIOGRAFIA Strony Internetowe: www.linotype.com/519/roberthuntermiddleton.html www.rafal.towarzysze.com/tag/ ludlow-delphian www.myfonts.com/fonts/urw/ stencil Książki: Robert Hunter Middleton THE MAN AND HIS LETTERS IGHT ESSAYS ON HIS LIFE AND CAREER Michael Mitchell i Susan Wightman TYPOGRAFIA KSIĄŻKI.

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