Luminari Font

Luminari Font
Font Name
Luminari Font
Font Family
Luminari
Glyphs
389
Copyright
Copyright 2008 Philip Bouwsma. Published by Canada Type. All rights reserved.
Price
$24.95
Description
Philip Bouwsma returns with his yet another great manifestation of historical calligraphy. Luminari is an amalgam of High Middle Ages writing, a blend that combines the ornate Church hands with the simple Carolingian from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries. Its majuscules are particularly influenced by the versals found in the famous Monmouth psalters, as well as those done by the Ramsey Abbey abbots in the twelfth century. The minuscules also exhibit some influence from the book hand of prolific humanist Poggio Bracciolini from the early fifteenth century. Italian and essentially romanesque in style, Luminari exercises a slight tension between the round forms and the angular gothic styling. Luminari's character set supports a very wide range of Latin-based languages, including Central and Eastern European languages, Turkish, Baltic region dialects, and of course Celtic/Welsh.
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Standard, Access All Alternates, Standard Ligatures, Localized Forms
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Nov 16, 2010
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