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Albiona

Albiona Full family

Includes: Albiona Extra Light, Albiona Extra Light Italic, Albiona Light, Albiona Light Italic, Albiona Medium, Albiona Medium Italic, Albiona Bold, Albiona Bold Italic, Albiona Heavy, Albiona Heavy Italic, Albiona Heavy Stencil

Albiona Essentials

Includes: Albiona Extra Light, Albiona Extra Light Italic, Albiona Medium, Albiona Medium Italic, Albiona Heavy, Albiona Heavy Italic

Albiona Essentials

Includes: Albiona Extra Light, Albiona Extra Light Italic, Albiona Medium, Albiona Medium Italic, Albiona Heavy, Albiona Heavy Italic

About Albiona
A contemporary slab-serif which revisits aspects of Robert Besley’s all-time classic Clarendon, designed around 1842 for Thorowgood and Co. and named after the Clarendon Press in Oxford. The original design was subsequently extended by Sheffield foundry Stephenson Blake in the 1950s into a widely-used, robust workhorse family. Albiona uses the inwardly curved stroke terminals of the same foundry’s Grotesque series, while rationalising or removing entirely Clarendon’s ball serifs, flicked tails and other eccentricities to make it more functional in contemporary settings. The family consists of five weights plus italics and a
Designed by
Rian Hughes
Current release
Jan 1, 2001
Initial release
Jan 1, 2001
Script(s)
Latin
Language support
Western Europe, Central/Eastern Europe, Baltic, Turkish, Romanian
Features
Standard Ligatures, Superscript, Old-style Figures, Tabular Figures, Fractions
Font formats
.OTF
Individual weights & styles (11 fonts)
ExtraLight, ExtraLight Italic, Light, Light Italic, Medium, Medium Italic, Bold, Bold Italic, Heavy, Heavy Italic, Heavy Stencil
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