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  • Transitional (realist) | Definition and Translations

    Transitional typefaces appeared at the end the 17th century. They are still considered oldstyle designs, but already show characteristics (e.g. [almost] vertical stress, increased stroke contrast) of the Modern typefaces which follow during the 18th and 19th century.

     

    Dutch: realen
    French: les réales
    German: Barock-Antiqua
    Italian: Transizionale
    Norwegian: Overgangsantikva
    Spanish: reales

    Related Term(s): Didone (Modern)


    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: CAST Frode Helland H James Lucas



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