Claude Garamond – born c. in Paris, France, died in Paris, France – type founder, publisher, punch cutter, type designer. Garamond’s first type is used in an edition of the book "Paraphrasis in Elegantiarum Libros Laurentii Vallae" by Erasmus. Claude Garamond () He was commissioned by King Francis First of France to make a new cast of type for his own exclusive use, now known as Grecs du Roi. Garamond was the first to produce a reworking of the earlier typefaces of Aldus Manutius, creating a face called Garamond. Punchcutter, type designer, and publisher from France with 20 fonts including Granjon®.
Claude Garamont (c. – ), known commonly as Claude Garamond, was a French .. Claude Garamont · Font Designer – Claude Garamond. Explore Daniela Acevedo's board "CLAUDE GARAMOND" on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Type design, Typography and Typography fonts. Try, buy and download professional fonts for desktop, web and apps. Classics such Claude Garamond, Jan Tschichold and Akaki Razmadze Linotype
What we now know as Garamond are modern interpretations of fonts that were inspired by drawings which were modeled after the punches of Claude. Garamond was one of the first punch cutters to work independently of printers. His roman fonts, cut from onward, surpassed the best existing romans in. When Claude Garamont began his career as a punch-cutter around , he joined The "Garamond" romans became the fonts for body type par excellence.