The Didot family were among the first to set up a printing press in the newly independent Greece , and typefaces in the style of Didot have remained popular in Greek since. This page was last edited on 13 November , at Purvis, and Friedrich Friedl. Retrieved 21 September Didot is a group of typefaces named after the famous French printing and type producing Didot family.
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Vogue has been using Didot as the typeface for their cover title since The Didot family were among the first to set up a printing press in the newly independent Greeceand typefaces in the style of Didot have remained popular in Greek since.
Didot is a group of typefaces named after the famous French printing and type producing Didot family. A libre open source implementation of Didot including the Cyrillic and Greek alphabet was released under the name Theano Didot by the Russian historian Alexey Kryukov.
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Retrieved 10 August His brother, Pierre Didot — used the types in printing. Modern serif typefaces Typefaces with optical sizes.
Retrieved 12 September Didot is described as neoclassical, and evocative h&fk the Age of Enlightenment. Firmin Didot — cut the letters, and cast them as type in Paris.
Retrieved 30 June Size-specific Adjustments to Type Designs". A revival has taken place in recent years but they are normally only offered in commercial fonts. Retrieved 21 September Retrieved 2 August This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat 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. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Didot typeface.
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Linotype Didot by Adrian Frutiger. De Jong, Alston W.
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. Retrieved 13 January Digital use of Didot poses challenges.
His edition h&fh La Henriade by Voltaire in is considered his masterwork.
Retrieved from " https: The typeface takes inspiration from John Baskerville's experimentation with increasing stroke contrast and a more condensed armature. Several revivals of the Didot faces have been made, first for hot metal typesetting and then for phototype and digital versions.
Purvis, and Friedrich Friedl.