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British Standards for Type Classification

Typeface classification according to "British Standards 2961:1967" (or BS 2961), British Standards Institution, London, 1967.

  • Humanist: Centaur, Jenson, Verona, Kennerley.
  • Garalde: Stempel Garamond, Garamond, Caslon Old Face, Granjon, Sabon, Bembo.
  • Transitional: New Baskerville, Baskerville, Caslon, Fournier, Perpetua.
  • Didone: Bodoni, Bauer Bodoni, Torino, Walbaum.
  • Mechanistic: Clarendon, Memphis, Rockwell, Lubalin.
  • Lineal
    • Lineal Grotesque: Franklin Gothic Demi-Bold, Franklin Gothic, News Gothic, Alternate Gothic.
    • Lineal Neo-Grotesque: Helvetica Light, Akzidenz Grotesk, Folio, Helvetica, Univers.
    • Lineal Geometric: Avant Garde Medium, Avant Garde, Futura, Eurostile, Erbar.
    • Lineal Humanist: Gill Sans, Goudy Sans, Optima.
  • Incised: Albertus, Latin, Friz Quadrata.
  • Script: Brush Script, Mistral, Park Avenue, Zapf Chancery.
  • Manual: Neuland, Broadway, OCR-A, Pritchard.
  • Black Letter: Fette Fraktur, Old English, Goudy Text, Wilhelm Klingspor-Schrift.
  • Non-Latin.

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file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Cond 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Black 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Cond 2007b


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Cond Extra Bold 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Next Med 2007


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Poster by Andrea Canelo 2016


file name: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk Poster by Amin Qutteineh 2014


file name: Monotype Gill Sans W G L 1990 1998


file name: Stempel Garamond 1925 1936 Stempel Garamond 1925 1936


file name: Stempel Garamond 1925 1936


file name: Stempel Garamond 1925 1936 Stempel Garamond Bold 1925 1936


file name: Stempel Garamond 1925 1936 Stempel Garamond Italic O S F 1925 1936


file name: Ernst Friz Friz Quadrata 1966


file name: L T C Goudy Text Catalog


file name: L T C Goudy Text Lombardic Caps 2005 after Goudy 1928


file name: Frederic Goudy I T C Goudy Sans Black 1929 1986


file name: Frederic Goudy I T C Goudy Sans Medium 1929 1986


file name: Berthold Wolpe Albertus M T 1932 1940


file name: A T F Alternate Gothic







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