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It is not at all characteristic of Goudy's work, which is generally in the old-style serif genre. Views Read Edit View history.
The typeface is often used in stationery, for social printing and business cards. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Frazier, no great fan of sans-serif types, wrote of it in that 'a certain dignity of effect accompanies The typeface was used in the logo of the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
They seem to reduce somewhat the crudity of the letter. Articles lacking in-text citations from March All articles lacking in-text citations. It was also used in the opening title sequence and on some props featured in the film American Psycho. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.
Retrieved 24 August ATF later cut other versions, such as bold styles, condensed and shaded styles, but never a lower case. While termed a "Gothic" another term for sans-serifthe face has small glyphic serifs that act to emphasize the blunt terminus of vertical and horizontal strokes. Copperplate Gothic's serifs, which are much less bold than the letters, are small by the standards of the genre.
Sincethe typeface has been implemented in the uniforms and branding of the Golden State Warriors.
Copperplate Gothic font family
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The typeface shows an unusual combination of influences; the glyphs are reminiscent of stone carving or lettering on copperplate engravingsthe wide horizontal axis is typical of Victorian display types, yet the result is far cleaner and leaves a crisp impression in letterpress or offset printing. This page was last edited on 11 Octoberat Copperplate Gothic is a typeface designed by Frederic W. Goudy designed Bole Gothic in capitals only, since the design was intended to be used for headings and key words rather than for body text.
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It is also used for the logo of the California-based rock band Cake. Serif typefaces Incised typefaces American Type Founders typefaces Letterpress typefaces Photocomposition typefaces Digital typefaces Typefaces and fonts introduced in Typefaces designed by Frederic Goudy.
Retrieved 18 November It is also classically seen acid-etched into glass on the doors of law offices, banks and restaurants. March Learn how and when to remove this template message. The wedge-serif style is sometimes called Latin, especially in Europe, and was quite popular there for much of the twentieth century.
Retrieved 11 October Retrieved 12 September Smaller printers in particular had a steady demand for them. Goudy created it early in his career while in need of commissions, although he wrote in his autobiography that he 'treasured' the drawings for their quality and noted that the design remained largely used.
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Typefaces — the complete works. The general style of Copperplate Gothic is known as wedge-serif, due to the very narrow serifs pointing outwards, or as engraving faces due to the similarity with engraved letters.