Twenty years of the Frederic W. Goudy award
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Published by Press of the Good Mountain in [Rochester, N.Y.] .
Written in English


  • Goudy, Frederic W. -- 1865-1947.,
  • Rochester Institute of Technology. -- School of Printing Management and Sciences.,
  • Frederic W. Goudy Award.,
  • Printing -- Awards.,
  • Printers -- Biography.,
  • Type designers -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Other titles20 years of the Frederic W. Goudy Award., Frederic W. Goudy award.
Statement[designed by Mark F. Guldin ; illustrations by Mary Jo Scott].
ContributionsRochester Institute of Technology. School of Printing Management and Sciences., Press of the Good Mountain.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22942933M

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Frederic W. Goudy, world renowned type designer, was born March 8, , in Bloomington, Illinois. From the description of Frederic W. Goudy collection, (bulk ). (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: Frederic William Goudy is celebrated as one of the finest and most prolific type designers in history. Goudy Old Style (also known as just Goudy) is an old-style serif typeface originally created by Frederic W. Goudy for American Type Founders (ATF) in Suitable for text and display applications, Goudy Old Style matches the historicist trend of American printing in the early twentieth century, taking inspiration from the printing of the Italian Renaissance without a specific historical model. Full text of "Behind The Type: The Life Story of Frederic W. Goudy" See other formats "% BEHIND THE TYPE smt Life size portrait-bust in bronze, by Jo Davidsoi Photo par Kollar,! behind The Tape THE LIFE STORY OF FREDERIC W. GOUDY BY BERNARD LEWIS ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PRINTING CARNEGIE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PITTSBURGH NINETEEN FORTY-ONE .   In , Frederic Goudy made printing history with the establishment of The Village Press in Park Ridge, Illinois and the creation of The Village Type, his first fine book face. The Village Type was the very first American typeface to be cut and caste from free hand, original drawings from a .

Frederic William Goudy – born 8. 3. in Bloomington, USA, died 5. in Malborough-on-Hudson, USA – type designer, typographer, publisher, teacher. book-keeper for credit and mortgage companies. moves to Chicago, works in real estate. launches "Modern Advertising. Frederic W. Goudy had a passionate love of letterforms and, inspired by the Kelmscott Press, he established the Camelot Press, and then designed Camelot, his first typeface. Goudy went on to design a total of typefaces, many of which were based on ____________ type designs. Includes printed programs for Annual Frederic W. Goudy Award, program on the presentation of the bronze bust of Goudy to the New York School of Printing, exhibition program, items related to Medal of Honor awarded by the Ulster-Irish Society of New York to Goudy in , a broadside for the opening of the Goudy Museum in , items celebrating. Gudrun Zapf von Hesse (January 2, – Decem ) was a German book-binder, calligrapher and also designed several was the winner of the Frederic W. Goudy mark her hundredth birthday in January , Monotype released the titling typeface Hesse-Antiqua.