Font for the Standard Works

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Font for the Standard Works

Postby bradleyburgess-p40 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 3:20 pm

Hi all

Which font exactly do they use for the LDS Standard Works?

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Postby jbh001 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:52 pm

That depends on the medium. lds.org, the iPhone, and iPad appear to be defaulting to Georgia. Most non-English copies of the Book of Mormon that use a Roman script appear to be set with Palatino. I don't know what typeface was used in printing the 1979 and 1981 LDS editions of the English standard works.

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Postby MorettiDP » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:12 am

If I remember, English LDS Scriptures are created in Great Britain with a standard typeface of Oxford University Press, or a thing like that... I believe this font aren't available for download.
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Postby silid » Mon Dec 27, 2010 5:02 pm

I agree with above and add that Dutch 801 is used in the new church maps and photos.

If you want a close approximation to that used in the English standard works try Linotype Monticello as discussed here:

http://www.creativepro.com/article/dot-font-mr-jeffersons-typeface

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Postby silid » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:44 pm

Montecello uses the wrong 'g' - perhaps Baskerville is a better match?


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