Monday, June 8, 2009

Clarendon went uptown and became Sentinel

[Art from H+FJ news page]

The powerhouse team of Hoefler and Frere-Jones took the classic slab serif look of Clarendon and improved it. They took it to the next level. They knocked it out of the park. They polished a diamond. (Okay, enough with the analogies!)

With Sentinel, they added weights and italics to create an infinitely usable slab family that will quickly replace Clarendon in my permanent font load. Thank you, H+FJ! Thank you thank you thank you!

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