ITC Berkeley Old Style™

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What is the ITC Berkeley Old Style™ font?

Berkeley was originally designed under the name of Californian by Frederic W. Goudy in 1938 for the University of California Press in Berkeley. The UC Press still owns the original typeface, and the 1983 ITC version is a careful redrawing by Tony Stan. It has the flavor of several other Goudy designs, including Kennerley, Goudy Oldstyle, and Deepdene. This is a typeface designed for text applications, therefore, close attention was paid to the relationships of the weights. Book and Medium are close to each other in weight, with larger jumps to the Bold and the Black, used for emphasis and contrast.

ITC Berkeley Old Style™ Font families

The ITC Berkeley Old Style™ includes the following font families:

  • ITC Berkeley Old Style Std Book
  • ITC Berkeley Old Style Std Book Italic
  • ITC Berkeley Old Style Std Medium
  • ITC Berkeley Old Style Std Medium Italic
  • ITC Berkeley Old Style Std Bold
  • ITC Berkeley Old Style Std Bold Italic
  • ITC Berkeley Old Style Std Black
  • ITC Berkeley Old Style Std Black Italic

ITC Berkeley Old Style™ Preview

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