Granjon, designed by Robert Granjon is the closest typeface to the original Garamond There are several typefaces called Garamond. Some are based on the work of Claude Garamond. The “original” Garamond belongs to the family of “Renaissance” or “old style” serif typefaces. The font that most resembles the original Garamond is not named Garamond, but Granjon - designed by Robert Granjon, to differentiate it from the many other kinds of Garamonds.
humanist-vs-old-style.png #Function-Best for large amounts of body text on paper such as newspapers, magazines, and books. #Designer-Stelios Constantindes. (emepar7). #Description-Characterized by greater thick to thin strokes, sharper in image. Ascenders serif is more wedged-like with a horizontal crossbar and a more upright stress.