Thursday, 28 October 2010

Top Ten Typefaces used by Book Design Winners 2008 …

The American Association of University Presses (AAUP) holds an annual Book, Jacket & Journal Show which catalogs the best in book design and exhibits it around the USA.

1. Minion - Robert Slimbach, 1990/2000
2. ITC New Baskerville - John Baskerville and John Quaranda, 1706-1775/1974
3. FF Scala - Martin Majoor, 1999
4. FF Scala Sans - Martin Majoor, 1999
5. Adobe Garamond - Claude Garamond and Robert Slimbach, 1989
6. Trade Gothic - Jackson Burke, 1948
7. Electra - William Addison Dwiggins and Linotype staff, 1935/1994
8. Fournier - Pierre Simon Fournier and Monotype staff, 1742/1924
9. Dante - Giovanni Mardersteig and Ron Carpenter, 1957/1993
10. DIN - Albert-Jan Pool, 1995
Acknowledgement: fontfeed.com

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