Designed by Johann Carl Ludwig Prillwitz, Prillwitz PRO is a serif and display serif font family. This typeface has twelve styles and was published by preussTYPE.
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A twelve font family. This contains every font in the Prillwitz PRO Family.
German punchcutter Johann Carl Ludwig Prillwitz was a contemporary of Didot and Bodoni, but his work has remained one of the eras best kept secrets. He cut his first faces in 1790, even earlier than that other German classicist, Walbaum.
Prillwitz is simply a gorgeous revival. It is modest in scope it offers just Regular, Italic, and Bold but its beautifully made. It also offers various optical styles, optimized for different sizes: Normal, Book, and Display. Prillwitz Press, specially created for small-size newspaper use. While many digital Didot and Bodoni revivals are too thin and vulnerable for long-form reading, this family in a similar style is great for demanding editorial work, offering versions with excellent readability for each hierarchic level of the layout.