One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A kind of typeface.
- ‘The new font is easy to read but I mourn the passing of Helvetica and Garamond.’
- ‘Most importantly they don't have the resolution needed to properly render highly legible serif typefaces like Times and Garamond.’
- ‘I have no idea if you use Times Roman or Garamond.’
- ‘The Garamond types were the ancestors of Caslon and other faces classified as old style.’
- ‘Of course, we're not ones to settle for the Model-T of fonts so we've opted to use the much more attractive Garamond or Georgia for our page's print version.’
Mid 19th century: named after Claude Garamond (1499–1561), French type designer and publisher.
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