Francesco Griffo (also Francesco da Bologna) – born 1450, died 1518 in Bologna, Italy – type founder, punch cutter, type designer.

Francesco Griffo (also Francesco da Bologna) – born 1450, died 1518 in Bologna, Italy – type founder, punch cutter, type designer.

Bembo (Phil’s)

Bembo (Phil’s)

13. Bembo, Francesco Griffo (1496) — In February 1496, Griffo designed a typeface for the essay “De Aetna” by the Italian scholar Pietro Bembo, which achieved great popularity under the name Bembo. #typography #fonts

13. Bembo, Francesco Griffo (1496) — In February 1496, Griffo designed a typeface for the essay “De Aetna” by the Italian scholar Pietro Bembo, which achieved great popularity under the name Bembo. #typography #fonts

Talking about fonts, what do you think about the two we chose for @hayomagazine ? #pressura & #bembo  #typography #type #font #print #publishing

Talking about fonts, what do you think about the two we chose for @hayomagazine ? #pressura & #bembo #typography #type #font #print #publishing

B E M B O Pietro Bembo (1470 – 1547) was a scholar, writer, cardinal, and one of Lucrezia Borgia’s lovers. In 1495 his book De Aetna was published by the Venetian printer Aldus Manutius. Aldus...

B E M B O Pietro Bembo (1470 – 1547) was a scholar, writer, cardinal, and one of Lucrezia Borgia’s lovers. In 1495 his book De Aetna was published by the Venetian printer Aldus Manutius. Aldus...

Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich on Art vs. Design and the Joy of Losing Yourself in Purposeful Work via Brain Pickings

Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich on Art vs. Design and the Joy of Losing Yourself in Purposeful Work

Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich on Art vs. Design and the Joy of Losing Yourself in Purposeful Work via Brain Pickings

Typography Font Posters Old typeface. ( http://imgarcade.com/1/typography-font-posters/, 2014 )

Typography Font Posters Old typeface. ( http://imgarcade.com/1/typography-font-posters/, 2014 )

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