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The Didot family's development of a high contrast typeface with an increased stress is contemporary to similar faces developed by Giambattista Bodoni in Italy. Purvis, and Friedrich Friedl. A revival has taken place in recent years but they are normally only offered in commercial fonts. Retrieved 21 September Retrieved 13 January

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The Style Network used a bold weight of Didot in its on-air identity in addition to the News Gothic font.

Didot (typeface) - Wikipedia

While can it look very elegant due to the regular, rational design and fine strokes, a known effect on readers is 'dazzle', where the thick verticals draw the reader's attention and cause them to struggle to concentrate on the other, much thinner h&fu that define which letter is which. Size-specific Adjustments to Type Designs". A survey of people done by writer and typographer Sarah Hyndman suggested that bold typefaces with rounder terminals appear cheaper, whereas lighter weights, serifs, and contrasts were rated as more h&vj, with the modern Didot selected as the most expensive looking font.

Linotype Didot by Adrian Frutiger. A Sourcebook of Classical and Contemporary Letterforms. His edition of La Henriade by Voltaire in is considered his masterwork.

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Purvis, and Friedrich Friedl. The typeface takes inspiration from John Baskerville's experimentation with increasing stroke didlt and a more condensed armature. It is also used as the logotype for the credits of the CBS sitcom "Mom.

De Jong, Alston W. Digital use of Didot poses challenges.

His brother, Pierre Didot — used the types in printing. Vogue has been using Didot as the typeface for their cover title since The Didot family were among the first to set up a printing press in the newly independent Greeceand typefaces in the style of Didot have remained popular in Greek since.

Hoefler's design anticipates the degradation of hairline in smaller point sizes by employing heavier weighted strokes in the smaller point sizes. Retrieved 30 June Didot is a group of typefaces named after the famous French printing and type producing Didot family.

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Retrieved from " https: This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Retrieved 10 August Bulletin of the Printing Historical Society Several revivals of the Didot faces have been made, first for hot metal typesetting and then for phototype and digital versions. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Didot typeface. A libre open source implementation of Didot including the Cyrillic and Greek alphabet was released under the name Theano Dodot by the Russian historian Alexey Kryukov. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Didot (typeface)

Retrieved 12 September The Didot family's development of a high contrast typeface with an increased stress is contemporary to similar faces developed by Giambattista Bodoni in Italy.

Retrieved 21 September Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Firmin Didot — cut the letters, and cast them as type in Paris. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The most famous Didot typefaces were developed in the period — International Type Design in the Age of Unicode.