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a pixelized version of ITC Galliard 11 px high – lower case only. to combine with my fontstruction HAUS(small)
Info Created on 14th January 2009 . Last edited on 20th April 2009.
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Comment by guentersen 15th January 2009
Absolute mastery with the pixel, gue! The attention to detail, the thin-thick variation, the letter forms are all so brilliantly executed. I keep staring at the shapes. I love them so. They make great characters at pixel level, but the pixel lover in me wants to blow them up at huge size. I think I will make a poster of this for my wall. The 3 and the ! are my favorites. Thank you, guentersen.
Comment by thalamic 15th January 2009
Pixel perfect. An instant classic.
Comment by afrojet 15th January 2009
One hell of an hypnotic font.
You are a pixel placing genius. Squint your eyes and it's perfect.
Lovin f & g
Not lovin 1,2,4,8
Comment by djnippa 15th January 2009
Thanks for your comments!
as i know you all are well-proven fontstructors and professional designers your comments are particulary valuable to me!

Thanks a lot.

@djnippa:
thanks for lovin the f and the g!
and thanks for not lovin' the 1,2,4 and 8.
I made some variations and changed 2,4 and 8.
I also made some corrections on 6 and 9.
Hope you like the improvements.

salutes
pixelsen
Comment by guentersen 16th January 2009
This is the original sample of the font i pixelized.

can anybody out there tell me what font it is?

thanks, gue
Comment by guentersen 18th January 2009
That's good ol' Garamond

There are many different interpretations of Garamond. I think Adobe Garamond Pro is pretty close.
http://www.identifont.com/find?q=Go&similar=adobe
Comment by David Neustadt (saberrider) 18th January 2009
http://www.fontshop.com/search/?q=adobe+garamond+pro+regular&sample_text=Rituale
Comment by David Neustadt (saberrider) 18th January 2009
Hi Saberrider!

Thanks for your research.
I am an enthusiastic user of Adobe Garamond Pro ... and it doesn't fit.
I added a sample of AdobeGaramondPro.

The one from the Cees-Sample has a characteristic t with a straight-bottom-hook and a clean geometric triangle on the top.
It's a little wider than AGPro (maybe that's because it's a bold font?)

maybe you've got another tip?
Comment by guentersen 18th January 2009
ITC Galliard Std
Comment by thalamic 18th January 2009
I had to do nasty things to the kerning to make the text fit the sample. ;)
Comment by thalamic 18th January 2009
Thanks thal!

i've been searching for this for ages!
Comment by guentersen 18th January 2009
I am amazed at the consideration that went into this! Superbly done.
Comment by Karolina Lach (sliveress) 6th February 2009
I LOVE Adobe Garamond Pro!! It's my favorite font in the entire universe!!
Sorry for freaking out.
By the way, (fun fact for you) all seven of the American versions of Harry Potter are set in AGaramond.
Great font, by the way. You won't make uppercase, though? :(
Comment by Logan Thomason (xenophilius) 26th January 2011
hi xenophilius,
thanks for your comment.
adobe garamond pro is an adorable font and i enjoyed it while reading the seven books of the young wizard.

and if you choose your book by the font then let me say that the book of mr. cees nooteboom is the one of your choice (in the sampled german issue as shown above) it' s my favourite piece of literature.

uppercase would drive me nuts because of the kerning. but i'm sure there is a pixel pusher on fontstruct who will succeed.
Comment by guentersen 16th April 2011

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