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NAME THE TYPEFACE ? 12                                                                                                                                               LAST month's typeface

                                                                                                                                                                     CompeƟƟon was

                                                                                                                                                                     Bernhard Modern Roman.

50 Grades of Pay                                                                                                                                                     Now only available as
                                                                                                                                                                     a digiƟsed fount from

                                                                                                                                                                     the Mergenthaler Type

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Leolrite, msedipsduomeiduosmloordsitteammpeotr, icnocnidsiedcutentturutadlaibpoisriecientg                                                                           no doubt other sources).
eldito,losreedmdaogneaiuaslimquoad. Utetmepnoimr iandcimdiidniumntveuntialamb,oqrueiset                                                                              In the past it was cast
dnoolosrterumdaegxneraciatlaitqiouna.uUllatmenciomlaabdormisinniismi uvteanliiaqmui,pqeuxis                                                                          as metal type in eleven
neoastcroumdmexoedrocictoantisoenquualtla. Dmucoislaaubtoeriirsunreisdioulotrailniqrueippree-x                                                                       sizes from 8 point to 72
eahecnodmemritoidnovcoolunpsetaqtueavte.lDit uesiseaucitleluirmurdeodloorleoreuinfuregpiarte-                                                                        point by American Type
hnenudllaerpitairniavtuorl.uEpxtacteepvteeulirt seisnsteoccicllauemcatdcoulopriedaetuatfungoinat                                                                     Founders and was listed
                                                                                                                                                                     in their 1969 catalogue.

npurlolaidpeanrt,iastuunrt. iEnxccuelptaequurisoinffticoiaccdaeescearutnctumpiodlalitaatnnimon                                                                       It was also offered as a
pirdoiedsetnlat,bsourunmt i.n culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim                                                                                                 display filmseƫng fount
id esLtolraebmoriupmsu.m dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisic-                                                                                                       strip for the American
                                                                                                                                                                     Phototypositor machine
 inLgoerleitm, seipdsduomeiduosmloordsittemampoert,inccoindisdeucntettutrlabdoipreiseitc-                                                                            in their 1973 catalogue.

indgoleolriet,mseadgndao aeliiuqsuma.oUd teemnipmoradinmciidniidmunvtenuitalmab, oqrueiset                                                                           Designed by Lucian
dnoolosrterumdaegxneraciatlaitqiouna.uUllatmenciomlaabdormisinismi uvteanliiaqmui,pqeuxis                                                                            Bernhard (1883-1972) in
neoastcroumdmexoedrocictoantisoenquualtla. Dmucoislaaubtoeriirsunreisdioulotrailniqrueippree-x                                                                       1937. Bernhard designed
eahecnodmemritoidnovcoolunpsetaqtueavte.lDit uesiseaucitleluirmurdeodloorleoreuinfuregpiarte-                                                                        some fourteen typefaces
hnenudllaerpitairniavtuorl.uEpxtacteepvteeulirt seisnsteoccicllauemcatdcoulopriedaetuatfungoinat                                                                     from 1912. He was born
npurlolaidpeanrt,iatsuurn.tEixncecputlepuar sqiunit oofcfcicaieacadtesceurpuindtatmatonlloitn                                                                        in StuƩgart , educated in
                                                                                                                                                                     Switzerland and moved
11223344556677889900proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit                                                                                              to America. He started
                                                                                                                                                                     designing typefaces
                                                                                                                                                                     for the American Type
                                                                                                                                                                     Founders in 1929. His

Please email this months answer before                            typefaces at the Ɵme
the 10th to: or        were oŌen described as ‘economical’ and
sparƟ                     ‘raƟonal’.

Can you name these two typefaces            Bernhard Modern Roman is oŌen
and the link between them?                  recognised by the unusual angled stress
                                            of the O, Q and C characters and its
Extra kudos for sharing anything else you   small x-height and long ascenders of the
feel has excited your knowledge. [DIGITAL   lowercase, the ascenders exceeding the
type sample]                                height of the capitals. However for the

                                            Photoypositor founts the height of the

1 1 Last month’s answer: Many thanks to     ascenders were reduced to match the
       Mike Edwards (10374) and George      height of the capital leƩers.

Webb (5265) and for their correct answers,

compiled across:

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