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Font of the Week — Sabon

by Lissa Eckert

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The font face Sabon was released in the 1960s as both Linotype and Monotype compatible. Jan Tschichold created this Old Style Serif in response to Stempel Foundry’s request to create a face that would match across both mediums. In honor of Garamond’s Roman typeface (the font that inspired this uniform print-friendly version), Tschichold named it after creator Jacques Sabon. And the rest they say, is history.

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 Sabon. 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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