Designed for British style magazine Harper’s & Queen, Austin is a loose revival of the typefaces of Richard Austin of the late 18th century for the publisher John Bell. Working as a trade engraver Austin cut the first British modern and later the iconoclastic Scotch Roman. Narrow without being overtly condensed, Austin is a modern with the styling and sheen of New York in the 1970s.
Designed by Paul Barnes, Berton Hasebe and Ilya Ruderman, 2007, 2011, 2009.
Austin Collection3 families, 30 styles