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Claude Pelletier

Quebec-based typographer and type designer (aka Diogene) who specializes mainly in revivals of obscure or old typefaces.

Dafont link. Yet another URL. Abfonts carries many of his fonts. Fontspace link.

His typefaces:

  • Salamandre (2012). A tall 19-th century style slab typeface based on Iguana, a design of Sally-Ann Grover.
  • Aerolite C Pone (2013). A calligraphic connected copperplate script.
  • Angelica CP (2011). After a Fotostar font, Angelica, ca. 1960.
  • Banner Star (2012). An American flag-themed display typeface.
  • Barrio CP (2011). An inline face.
  • BeansCP (2010, after a font found on page 10 of Art Deco Display Alphabets: 100 Complete Fonts by Dan X. Solo).
  • Bienetresocial (2003), BienetresocialBold (2003).
  • Bizarre and Bizarrerie (2010; based on Edwards and Inland, both designed in 1895 by Nicholas J. Werner at the Inland Type Foundry; renamed in 1925 by BBS)
  • Bloque Demo (2011). Experimental.
  • Bold (2008)
  • Bolina (2015). A copperplate calligraphic script after Dan X. Solo's alphabet shown on page 12 of Dan X Solo. Script and Cursive Alphabets (1987, Dover).
  • Bonte Divine (2017).
  • Carre (2009, athletic numerals).
  • Caslon CP (2012, based on Caslon 223 Bold).
  • Champignon (1999-2009, a formal calligraphic script)
  • Chartrand (2010, Victorian)
  • Chomage (2009)
  • Chopin Script (1999-2010, calligraphic; after Polonaise by Phil Martin)
  • Constanze Initials (2010). After Constanze Initials by Joachim Romann (1956).
  • Crayonnette (2000)
  • DeClaude (2010, patterned and named after DeVinne)
  • Derniere (1999)
  • Dojo CP (2011)
  • Dynamic CP (2010, based on page 48 of The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces as Dynamic Deco)
  • Ebony (2011). Based on a Marder&Luse design from 1890. Ebony is on page 38 of 100 Ornamental Alphabets by Dan X. Solo and also on page 43 of The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces.
  • Embrionic 85 (2012, +Swash Caps) and Embrionic 55 Swash (2012): an ink trap sans display family modeled after Robert Trogman's Embrionic in the FotoStar collection.
  • Essai (2003)
  • Euclid CP (2011): based on an 1880 typeface at Central Type Foundry.
  • Fancy Text (2004, blackletter)
  • Fantaisie1 (1999)
  • Gourmandise (2013), an exquisite Normandian-style didone display typeface.
  • Grandee CP (2014). Claude says that it is based on T.H. Grandee, but that is too cryptic for me...
  • Haricot (2010, a fat modular typeface based on Beans in the Dan Solo catalog)
  • Humeur (2001-2002, funny smilies)
  • IEC5000 (2011). A symbol font with electrical and other icons.
  • Initiales Medium (2011).
  • Jeux Cache (2016). A boxed letter font.
  • JohnHancockCP-Medium (2010, bold didone)
  • Landi Echo (2011). A remake of Landi Echo by Alessandro Butti (1939-1943).
  • La Tribune (2011). A newspaper type.
  • Le Golf or Le Trou (2010, art nouveau typeface by Antoine Szczebanski, digitized by Claude Pelletier; also on page 71 of the Solotype catalog)
  • Les Etoiles (2013): an inline typeface
  • Les Tuyaux (2018). A great slinky font.
  • Lionel CP (2010, a multiline typeface inspired by Letraset's 1973 typeface Stripes)
  • Louisa CP (2015). A free calligraphic copperplate script. Free download.
  • Malvern (1999)
  • Manquis CP (2012). A roman typeface.
  • Maratre (2013). A delicious connected copperplate calligraphic script that revives (or is almost identical to) François Boltana's Aurore (1993).
  • Monterey Wide (2011). A Tuscan ornamental face, based on a showing on page 22 of The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces.
  • Motscroises (1997)
  • Niaisage (2012). A lachrymal caps only typeface.
  • Oxford CP (2010, a multiline face, based on the 1960s typeface by Christine Lord)
  • Pasdecourbe (2003)
  • Pasdenom (2001, no punctuation)
  • Pepinot (2012), an art nouveau typeface based on Coral Inline on page 190 of The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces.
  • Pistilli Roman (2011, after the original by Pistilli)
  • Postface (2012). A bold signage script face.
  • Rita Smith (2012). After Primavera by Rita Major.
  • Rogers, Rogers2 (1997). He says that it is not his font---that he just rearranged the glyphs. According to Claude, can be found in the book Treasury of Authentic Art Nouveau Alphabets, ed. Petzendorfer, Plate 23. It was made in 1902 by A.V. Haight for Inland Typefoundry.
  • Simplement (2011) is Cut-in Medium on page 163 of The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces.
  • Stylie Stymus (2012).
  • Threshold (2014).
  • TriangleETcircleShadow, TriangleETcircleShadowed (2010, 3d iron work style face)
  • UptightC (2010, multiline face).
  • YagiUHFNo2 (2012).
  • Zenith CP (2016). A free connected calligraphic (wedding) script typeface.

EXTERNAL LINKS
Claude Pelletier
Dafont page
Fontspace page
MyFonts search
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INTERNAL LINKS
Sites with only a few free fonts ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Type design in Quebec ⦿ Smilie Fonts ⦿ Blackletter fonts ⦿ Art Nouveau typefaces ⦿ Athletic lettering faces ⦿ Calligraphic typefaces ⦿ Victorian typefaces ⦿ Art deco typefaces ⦿ Ornamental caps typefaces ⦿ Modern style [Bodoni, Didot, Walbaum, Thorowgood, Computer Modern, etc.] ⦿ Dan X. Solo ⦿ Experimental type ⦿ Signage typefaces ⦿ Tear drop terminals ⦿ Typefaces that emulate crayons ⦿ Copperplate ⦿ Caslon ⦿ Triangulated typefaces ⦿ Tuscan fonts ⦿








file name: Claude Pelletier Les Tuyaux 2018


file name: Claude Pelletier Dynamic C P 2018


file name: Claude Peletier La Tribune 2011


file name: Claude Pelletier Caslon C P 2012


file name: Ed Benguiat Caslon223 1970


file name: Claude Pelletier Zenith C P 2016


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file name: Claude Pelletier Bonte Divine 2017


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file name: Claude Pelletier Gourmandise 2013


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file name: Claude Pelletier Aerolite C Pone 2013


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file name: Claude Pelletier Jeux Cache 2016


file name: Claude Pelletier Bolina 2015


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file name: Claude Pelletier Banner Star 2012


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file name: Claude Pelletier Embrionic 2012


file name: Claude Pelletier Monterey Wide 2011


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file name: Claude Pelletier Rita Smith 2012


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file name: Claude Pelletier Les Etoiles 2013


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file name: Claude Pelletier Manquis C P 2012


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file name: Claude Pelletier Barrio C P 2011


file name: Claude Pelletier Louisa C P 2015


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file name: Claude Pelletier Salamandre 2012


file name: Claude Pelletier Grandee C P 2014


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file name: Claude Pelletier Yagi U H F No2 2012


file name: Claude Pelletier Pepinot 2012


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file name: Claude Pelletier Stymie Stylus 2012


file name: Claude Pelletier I E C5000 2011


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file name: Claude Pelletier Maratre 2013


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file name: Claude Pelletier Ebony 2011


file name: Claude Pelletier Angelica C P 2011


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file name: Claude Pelletier Angelica C P 2011b


file name: Claude Pelletier Embryonic85 2012


file name: Claude Pelletier Dojo C P 2011


file name: Claude Pelletier Pistilli Roman 2011


file name: Claude Pelletier Haricot 2010


file name: Claude Pelletier Beans C P 2010


file name: Claude Pelletier Champignon 1999


file name: Claude Pelletier Chopin Script 2010 after Phil Martin Polonaise


file name: Claude Pelletier Uptight C 2010


file name: Claude Pelletier Uptight C 2010b


file name: Claude Pelletier De Claude 2010


file name: Claude Pelletier Bizarrerie 2010


file name: Claude Pelletier Chartrand 2010


file name: Claude Pelletier John Hancock C P Medium 2010


file name: Claude Pelletier Triangle E Tcircle Shadow 2010


file name: Claude Pelletier Triangle E Tcircle Shadowed 2010


file name: Claude Pelletier Constanze Initials 2010







Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html