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Font of the Week — Caslon Antique

by Lissa Eckert

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Caslon Antique was created by Berne Nadal in 1894 to pay homage to the metal type printers that were used over and over again, causing the elements to become damaged and chipped. Caslon Antique bares no relation to the popular Caslon font family and was only named such in an attempt to boost it’s popularity. Where have you seen this spooky font? Between plays, musicals, and video games, you’re sure to have seen Caslon Antique a time or two.


Our Font of the Week images are created by Emily Clark, an Expert Production Artist at CustomInk and a self-declared font addict. Font of the Week fuels Emily’s passion to research and learn more about beloved typefaces like Caslon Antique. What font should Emily feature next? Sound off in the comments below!

About the Author - Lissa Eckert


Lissa is the SEO Content Coordinator at CustomInk. She aims to create content that engages and inspires our customers. Lissa thinks it would be really cool to one day see an idea of hers brought to life by a customer's order!

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