What is the HWT Gothic Round™ font?
Gothic Round was first introduced as wood type by the George Nesbitt Co. in 1838. The font is a softened variation of a standard heavy Gothic typeface. The style evokes a much more recent history of the 1960s and 70s and can be seen in such places as donut shops and on children’s toys as well as inspiration for such fonts as VAG Rounded.
Gothic Round has not previously been available as a digital font until now. The font was digitized by Miguel Sousa from a wide variety of historical sources, including visits to the Cary Collection at RIT (Rochester, NY), WNY Book Arts Center (Buffalo, NY) and the Hamilton Wood Type Museum (Two Rivers, WI). The result is a very solid and contemporary font with a 175 year history. More…
For more information about this release, check out the Hamilton Wood Type Foundry website.
HWT Gothic Round™ Font families
The HWT Gothic Round™ font includes the following font families:
- HWT Gothic Round
HWT Gothic Round™ Preview
Here is a preview of how HWT Gothic Round™ will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.