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 strokes that define which letter is which. Hoefler's design anticipates the degradation of hairline in smaller point sizes by employing heavier weighted strokes in the smaller point sizes. Retrieved 10 August
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Firmin Didot — cut the letters, and cast them as type in Paris.
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. It is also used as the logotype for the credits of the CBS sitcom "Mom.
Hoefler's design anticipates the degradation of hairline in smaller point sizes by employing fnot weighted strokes in the smaller point sizes. Linotype &hfj by Adrian Frutiger. The Style Network used a bold weight of Didot in its on-air identity in addition to the News Gothic font. Retrieved 21 September Several revivals of the Didot faces have been made, first for hot metal typesetting and then for phototype and digital versions. 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 strokes that define which letter is which.
His brother, Pierre Didot — used the types in printing. The typeface takes inspiration from John Baskerville's experimentation with increasing stroke contrast and a more condensed armature. His edition of La Henriade by Voltaire in is considered his masterwork.
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Retrieved 2 August Purvis, and Friedrich Friedl. Didot is a group of typefaces named after the famous French printing and type producing Didot family.
Vogue has been using Didot as the typeface for their cover title h&fi Size-specific Adjustments to Type Designs". Retrieved 10 August Commons category link is on Wikidata.
A revival has taken place in recent years but they are normally only offered in commercial fonts. The most famous Didot typefaces were developed in the period — Retrieved 12 September Retrieved 30 June In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
Bulletin of the Printing Historical Society De Jong, Alston W. Didot is described as neoclassical, and evocative of the Age of Enlightenment. H&f Type Design in the Age of Unicode. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 expensive, with the modern Didot selected as the most expensive looking font.
Digital use of Didot poses challenges. Modern serif typefaces Typefaces with optical sizes. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat