v.1.1, Copyright (c) 1995-2002 TypeArt(R) Foundry Inc. All Rights Reserved. This TypeArt(R) font was designed by Lloyd Springer. "TypeArt" is a registered trademark of the TypeArt Foundry Inc. "Bossman" is a trademark of the TypeArt Foundry Inc.
Bossman™ is a modern-day ragged interpretation of a decorative font, which was common several decades ago. To appreciate why this font was called Bossman, you must put on your heavy Jamaican accent and say: "Dis font are de ruler! This font is BOSS, mon!
When using Bossman(TM) at larger point sizes, you are likely to type words which use two or more of the same vowel characters. You might find that your design will look more dynamic if you use alternate versions of the duplicate letters. Because the accent characters in this family are slightly different from their unaccented root characters, you can use them whenever you require alternate vowels. Other alternate characters include theletters N, n, S, s, Z and z.
After typing the accent character, in your page layout or illustration program, you can then draw a white box and place it over top of the unwanted accent.
When using Bossman™ at smaller point sizes, the "Light" version is recommended because it is more legible. Although the light version of Bossman is not a whole lot lighter than Bossman Dark, its counters and non-sealed interior spaces (i.e. the spaces inside of some characters, such as the hole in the "0") are considerably wider than those on the dark version. These help the characters to be more distinguishable and legible at smaller point sizes. Therefore, if you are using Bossman to print a block of smaller text, it is recommended that you use the Light version for this purpose.
FULL CHARACTER SET
Each font in the Bossman™ family has a full character set of 232+ letterforms, with all characters designed in the style of the font.