Typographic Ornament


One type of ornament that stuck out to me is the ornaments in the typeface of Bodoni. I think these are extremely decorative and can have several uses.

Bodoni was created by Giambattista Bodoni.  Bodoni’s typefaces are classified as Didone or modern. Bodoni had a long career and his designs changed and varied, ending with a typeface of a slightly condensed underlying structure with flat, unbracketed serifs, extreme contrast between thick and thin strokes, and an overall geometric construction.

Examples of how these can be used are in several ways like a calendar, a book cover, or even as a design element to emphasize a graphic.




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