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David Farey

Type designer who was born in London in 1943. Dave Farey runs Housestyle Graphics with Richard Dawson in London. He was well-known for running the successful auctions at many ATypI meetings. His typefaces for various foundries:

  • Panache Typography: the artsy typeface Cupid, Azbuka (sans family).
  • ITC: ITC Beesknees (1991), the sans-serif family ITC Highlander (1993), ITC Ozwald (1992, a beautiful fat face), ITC Johnston, and ITC Golden Cockerel family (1996, with Richard Dawson, an Eric Gill revival). The former three are part of the Linotype library. ITC Beesknees has been remade and extended by Nick Curtis as Arbuckle Remix (2008). Another revival, by Thomas E. Harvey, is BeesWax (1992-1993).
  • Agfa: Zemestro (2003, a 4-weight sans tapped as a typeface for television). His Creative Alliance typefaces: Abacus (art nouveau), Blackfriar, Bodoni Unique, Breadline Normal, Cachet, Cavalier, Classic, Cupid, Font Outline, Gabardine, ITC Golden Cockerel, Greyhound Script, ITC Johnston, Little Louis, Longfellow, Maigret (art nouveau), Revolution Normal, Stanley, Stellar, Virgin Roman Normal (art nouveau), Warlock.
  • Galapagos: Ersatz (2002, with Richard Dawson, at Galapagos, originally done at Panache).
  • HouseStyle Graphics: ClassicFranklin family (2000-2001).
  • FontHaus: Aries (1995), a font designed by Eric Gill (1932).
  • Monotype: Azbuka (2008-2009): a 20-style sans family by Richard Dawson and David Farey.
  • Elsner&Flake: Caslon EF Black.
  • OEM work: TimesClassic (2000-2001) for The London Times.
  • P22: In 2021, he was part of a big effort by P22 to revive and extend Johnston's Underground to P22 Underground Pro [Richard Kegler (1997), Paul D. Hunt (2007), Dave Farey (2021), James Todd (2021) and Patrick Griffin (2021) contributed at various stages]. Farey's contribution was to the italics.
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Type designers ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Nick Curtis ⦿ Type design in the United Kingdom ⦿ Art Nouveau typefaces ⦿ Modern style [Bodoni, Didot, Walbaum, Thorowgood, Computer Modern, etc.] ⦿ Caslon ⦿ Frederic William Goudy ⦿ Eric Gill and his typefaces ⦿








file name: I T C I T C Johnston 2011


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file name: Dave Farey Capone 1990s


file name: Dave Farey Azbuka


file name: David Farey Abacus


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file name: David Farey Maigret


file name: Golden Cockerel Init Orn I T C 1996


file name: Dave Farey Richard Dawson I T C Golden Cockerel 1996


file name: Dave Farey Monotype Zemestro 2003


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file name: Dave Farey Monotype Zemestro 2003b


file name: Dave Farey Monotype Zemestro Bold 2003


file name: Thomas E Harvey Bees Wax 1992 1993 after Dave Farey I T C Beesknees 1991


file name: Dave Farey I T C Beesknees 1991


file name: Dave Farey Cachet Bold


file name: David Farey Virgin Roman


file name: David Farey Virgin Roman


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