Baskerville is a Transitional serif typeface designed by John Baskerville in 1757. The design was intended to improve upon the legibility of the Old Style typefaces of William Caslon. Baskerville has a beautiful italic ampersand which I use for the Typewolf badge.

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Baskerville Specimen

Baskerville Type Specimen

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Baskerville Font Pairings

Richie Talboy
Jun 1, 2019
Kate Spade
Mar 5, 2019
Fonts — Futura, Austin, Baskerville
Hotel Rottner
Jan 29, 2017
Fonts — Baskerville, Avenir
Hum Creative
Nov 2, 2016
Fonts — Baskerville, Patron
Jun 26, 2016
Fonts — Brown, Baskerville
May 18, 2016
Castel Fragsburg
May 2, 2016
Olive & June
Nov 8, 2015
Fonts — Futura, Baskerville
Oct 7, 2015
Fonts — Avenir, Baskerville
Mar 18, 2015
Fonts — Baskerville, DIN
Nov 13, 2014
Maria Elena Benetti
Jun 2, 2014
Fonts — GT Walsheim, Baskerville
Jonathan Yeo
May 29, 2014
Fonts — Larsseit, Baskerville
Daniel Hopwood
Nov 20, 2013
Fonts — Apercu, Baskerville, Georgia
Intern Magazine
Nov 16, 2013
Fonts — Metier, Baskerville

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