The Vertia by PreussType is a deep bow to the Diethelm Antiqua. Not a 1:1 copy, but a sensitive further development of the form canon.
The Diethelm Antiqua was designed in the late 1940s by the Swiss graphic designer Walter Diethelm for the Haassche Schriftgießerei AG in Münchenstein near Basel (Switzerland). It is a little-known contemporary of Hermann Zapf's Palatino. Like the latter, this typeface is also a generously broadly running antiqua based on traditional Renaissance models.
Typography does not have to be reinvented at every turnaround. Our five senses are not turning.
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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.
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