P22's Mayflower Smooth Pro


Type foundry P22 has announced Mayflower Smooth Pro. The Mayflower font was originally designed by Ted Staunton in 2002 for the Sherwood Collection of fonts. Mayflower is a classical Roman font taken from a Bible of 1610, the edition likely carried to America by the pilgrims on the Mayflower. True to the original source, Mayflower featured a distressed look to simulate the appearance of inked metal type. Mayflower Smooth Pro lacks the inked look and is ideal for cleaner design applications and letterpress work. Both styles are evocative of early-Colonial type styles.

Mayflower Smooth Pro features Small Caps, ligatures, fractions, historical forms and ligatures, Central European characters, discretionary ligatures, old style figures, lining figures and ornaments.

Through May 31st, 2009, you can buy it for $29.95 (regular price $39.95).

Liked This? Read These!

TypeTalk is a regular blog on typography. Post your questions and comments by clicking on the Comments icon above. If Ilene answers your question in the blog, you'll receive one Official... Read More
Learn how to use these specially designed characters to improve the rhythm and flow of your text, and to add an occasional touches of flair and fun. Read More
Based on the popular demand of the LTC Halloween and LTC Christmas Ornaments, a new font set has been assembled for those less commercialized holidays. LTC Holiday Ornaments features over 80 printers... Read More
LTC Caslon is the standout release of the selection. It is a new rendering of the famous face based on the Lanston versions most accurately attributed to the original Caslon. This 12 font family... Read More