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Albertan Pro Font

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Albertan ProPublisher: Canada Type
Albertan Pro is a serif and screen serif font family. This typeface has fourteen styles and was released by Canada Type.

Albertan was the very first Jim Rimmer typeface to make the shift from metal to digital. And for great reason. When the very first roman face was cut at 16 pt. in 1982, it was meant for usage in hand-setting limited edition books at Jim's own Pie Tree Press, however it right away perked the ears of text typography connoisseurs in the printing market. It was hard to resist Jim's skillfully balanced approach at transforming the standard roman model by infusing many transitional traits into the types without compromising the stability of the calligraphic influence or the functionality of the general setting. Not to discuss only Jim Rimmer could have made those almost-slab serifs work in such a face. A first post-Baskerville-post-Joanna, if you will.

A very appealing italic with a surprising slight incline followed in 1985, and the rest was history. Albertan ended up being a Canadian text classic. Though Jim kept producing additional product (little caps and light typefaces in the 1990s, bold font styles in the mid 2000s) to broaden Albertan into a cohesive family, he ended up being too busy with his other typefaces and press work, and the shape of the family remained in doubtful limbo until Jim's death in 2010.


In the summer of 2012, after the repatriation of Jim's typefaces, the Canada Type designers set out to turn Albertan into the kind of family Jim would have taken pride in, so they spent over seven months thoroughly correcting and remastering the Albertan typefaces, then broadening the family with brand-new weights and remarkable glyph sets. This brand-new Albertan Pro family is 14 fonts, each containing over 670 glyphs. Six powerful weights and an inline set, in addition to their real italic counterparts, appropriate to accommodate a massive range of text and display screen applications. Advanced typography includes throughout all fonts include small caps, thorough ligature sets, stylistic alternates, six type of figures, automated fractions, ordinals, case-sensitive forms, extended Latin language support and all-inclusive class-based kerning.


20% of the Albertan Pro family's earnings will be contributed to the Canada Type Scholarship Fund, supporting higher typography education in Canada.

.Font Family:
· Albertan Pro Light
· Albertan Pro Light Italic
· Albertan Pro Regular
· Albertan Pro Italic
· Albertan Pro Book
· Albertan Pro Book Italic
· Albertan Pro Medium
· Albertan Pro Medium Italic
· Albertan Pro Semi Bold
· Albertan Pro Semi Bold Italic
· Albertan Pro Bold
· Albertan Pro Bold Italic
· Albertan Pro Inline
· Albertan Pro Inline Italic

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