Typesetting for books, magazines or annual reports requires font families with special qualities: excellent readability, a generous range of weights with italics and small caps, multiple figure sets (lining, oldstyle, table) and ample language coverage.
Athanasius is such a font. The Baroque fonts are one of my passions. Whenever possible, I feel the old forms of glyphs and create a new, modern font with a touch of opulence of the Baroque.
A book consists of five elements: text, font, printing ink, paper and cover. Our wish is to create a unit out of these elements that naturally convinces, that does not serve a fashion trend but strives for timeless value. Free from coincidence and mood, as far as human conditionality is able, these works know only the goal of fitting in worthily into the high heritage that is given to us in hand and responsibility.
[Giovanni (Hans) Mardersteig]
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But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful. Nor again is there anyone who loves or pursues or desires to obtain pain of itself, because it is pain, but because occasionally circumstances occur in which toil and pain can procure him some great pleasure.
Cyrillic is unfortunately not available in this font.
Greek is unfortunately not available in this font.
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