Caslon

Caslon is an Old Style serif typeface originally designed by William Caslon in 1722. A popular saying of typesetters is “When in doubt, use Caslon.” I think it’s awesome that a typeface that originated in the early eighteenth century and that was used for the Declaration of Independence, continues to be popular on the web.

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Caslon Specimen

Caslon Type Specimen

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Allswell
Mar 11, 2018
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Old Spitalfields Market
Fonts — AG Book, Caslon
Rebecca Penmore
Jan 2, 2018
Fonts — Caslon, Termina
Restate Media
Jun 2, 2017
Fonts — Caslon, Space Mono
A Treatise on the Brewing of Beer
Fonts — Caslon
Rebecca Atwood
Sep 3, 2016
Fonts — Futura, Caslon
Andrea Mata
May 11, 2016
Fonts — Nocturno, Caslon, Nevis
Leo Hunt
Mar 15, 2016
Fonts — Caslon, Monosten
Under the Skin
Jan 26, 2016
Fonts — Sofia, Caslon, Abril Fatface
Lapham's Quarterly
Dec 22, 2015
Fonts — Caslon, Freight Sans
Literary Hub
Oct 20, 2015
Fonts — Futura, Caslon, Clarendon, Lato
Opera Philadelphia
Oct 13, 2015
Fonts — Futura, Caslon
Pronoun
Oct 6, 2015
Eye Heart World
Aug 11, 2015
Fonts — Caslon, Letter Gothic
Loeffler Randall
Jul 27, 2015
Fonts — Gotham, Caslon
Access Ventures
Apr 6, 2015
Fonts — Caslon, Theinhardt
Claire & Kyle
Mar 5, 2015
Fonts — GT Walsheim, Caslon
Hoge Veluwe
Mar 1, 2015
Fonts — Caslon, Futura
Johan Gunnarsson
Feb 8, 2015
Fonts — Futura, Caslon
Two Times Elliott
Jan 17, 2015
Fonts — Maison, Caslon
Alfred
Dec 24, 2014
Fonts — Futura, Caslon
Pen & Quill
Dec 13, 2014
Fonts — Platform, Caslon
Ezra's
Nov 28, 2014
Fonts — Caslon, Euclid Flex
Violaine & Jeremy
Oct 16, 2014
Fonts — Stanley, Regular, Caslon
If the suit fits
Aug 28, 2014
Fonts — Bodoni Poster, Caslon, Futura
Sans [ceuticals]
Aug 7, 2014
Fonts — Courier Sans, Caslon
Firmamento
Apr 23, 2014
Fonts — ITC Johnston, Caslon
Co.Exist
Apr 19, 2014
Fonts — Grumpy, Caslon, Museo Sans
Knormal
Mar 27, 2014
Fonts — GT Walsheim, Caslon
The 25 Mile
Jan 3, 2014
Fonts — Proxima Nova, Garamond, Caslon
Petra Sell
Nov 14, 2013
Fonts — Caslon
Niche
Aug 21, 2013
Fonts — Proxima Nova, Caslon
Holzweiler Agency
Jul 24, 2013
Fonts — Caslon, Reader


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