Baskerville

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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Suggested Font Pairing

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
Seedlip
Jun 26, 2016
Fonts — Brown, Baskerville
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