Script Font Identification Guide

Part 2 - FORMAL Category
Formal Non-flowing Script

These script fonts are somewhat more relaxed and easier to read than the formal flowing scripts, as there is no consistent linking of the lower case letters. Letterforms are quite regular, but they are usually more like text italics than the flowing script letterforms.

Use the underlined links below to navigate between major script font Categories
(just remember FACES ) of the various Style Groups :

Formal, Artistic, Casual, Elegant, and Strange.

Use the underlined links below to navigate between Style Groups of the Formal Category:

Formal Flowing Script, Formal Non-flowing Script, and Blackletter

Formal Non-flowing Script
"See 'fontname' " is used below image to indicate the true font name referenced in the Script Font Reference List

Compare to Berthold version on Page 3. Mecanorma's lower case resembles serif italics, rather than script, but some letters are found in the Berthold Poppl Exquisit. Compare with Mecanorma 'Italic' version below, which has a different 'g' & 's'.

Compare to Berthold version on Page 3, as well as Mecanorma Regular above. Lower case 'b', 'd', 'h', 'k' and 'l' are like Berthold version, but 'g' and 's' are unlike either of the other versions.

See 'Adagio' in Script Font Reference List

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Date of this page version: 19 Mar 2005

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