What is the Albiona Inked font?
Albiona Inked is a vintage distressed version of Albiona that evokes the urgency of teletext printers, typewriter ribbons and authentic hot-metal type on rougher paper.
A contemporary slab-serif, it revisits aspects of Robert Besley’s classic Clarendon, designed around 1842 for Thorowgood and Co. and named after the Clarendon Press in Oxford. More…
Subsequently extended by Stephenson Blake in the 1950s, Albiona adds the inwardly-curved stroke terminals of the same foundry ’s Grotesque series, and includes italics and old-style and tabular numerals. The original Clarendon’s ball serifs and calligraphic eccentricities have been rationalised and streamlined for functional contemporary uses.
The family consists of five weights plus italics and a stencil, and its clean readable style is perfect for both extended text as well as headline setting.
A rounded “soft” version is also available.
Albiona Inked Font families
The Albiona Inked font includes the following font families:
- Albiona Inked Extra Light
- Albiona Inked Light
- Albiona Inked Medium
- Albiona Inked Bold
- Albiona Inked Heavy
Albiona Inked Preview
Here is a preview of how Albiona Inked will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
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