Austin is a serif typeface designed by Paul Barnes and published through Commercial Type in 2007. It was inspired by the designs of eighteenth century typeface designer Richard Austin. It’s a high contrast design with slightly condensed letterforms. Austin is available in eight weights, each with corresponding italics.

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Austin Specimen

Austin Type Specimen

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