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Sabon Next downloadDesigners: Jean Porchez, Jan Tschichold, Claude Garamond
Publisher: Linotype
Sabon Next was designed by Jean Porchez, Jan Tschichold, Claude Garamond and published by Linotype. Sabon Next contains 12 styles and family package options. The font is currently #44 in Best Sellers. 

The design of Sabon® Next by Jean François Porchez, a revival of a revival, was a double challenge: to try to discern Jan Tschichold´s own schema for the original Sabon, and to interpret the complexity of a design originally made in two versions for different typecasting systems.

The first was designed for use on Linotype and Monotype machines, and the second for Stempel hand composition. Because the Stempel version does not have the constraints necessary for types intended for machine composition, it seems closer to a pure interpretation of its Garamond ancestor.

Naturally Porchez based Sabon Next on this second version and also referred to original Garamond models, carefully improving the proportions of the existing digital Sabon while matching its alignments.

The new family is large and versatile - with Roman and italic in 6 weights from regular to black. Most weights also have small caps, Old style Figures, alternates (swashes, ligatures, etc); and there is one ornament font with many lovely fleurons. The standard versions include revised lining figures that are intentionally designed to be a little smaller than capitals.

Font Family:
· Sabon Next Regular
· Sabon Next Italic
· Sabon Next Demi
· Sabon Next Demi Italic
· Sabon Next Bold
· Sabon Next Bold Italic
· Sabon Next Extra Bold
· Sabon Next Extra Bold Italic
· Sabon Next Black
· Sabon Next Black Italic
· Sabon Next Display
· Sabon Next Display Italic

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