FHA Eccentric French Font

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About FHA Eccentric French Font

FHA Eccentric French is a Antique font that was created by the Fontry in . It was added to FontSpace on

FHA Eccentric French is licensed as Freeware, Non-Commercial, which means it is free for personal use only. If you want to use it commercially, you will have to purchase a license or contact the Fontry

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Note from Designer

The curves are vintage and the serifs are big. They're so big that for years I never had the courage to tackle this intimidating font. But when fellow signmaker Frank Smith laid the groundwork for this intriguing typeface by Frank H. Atkinson, I couldn't pass on the opportunity to take it from paper to keyboard. After all, at over 100 years old, I felt this alphabet had never been given a proper, digital treatment.

So how did this face survive the last century? Well, for those who don't know the history, it survived in Atkinson's ubiquitous book, Sign Painting, published first in 1908, the generational standard for anyone interested in sign-related type design. The layouts and lettering treatments in this book have influenced countLess designers for more than a hundred years, but most haunting to me was this strange face with the big serifs.

Well, I'm haunted no more. The work is done, the kerning is complete, and nothing but a mouse-click separates a very old idea from the modern world.

It's wide, it's big, and with those crazy serifs, it is definitely eccentric-!!!

Preview image for FHA Eccentric French Normal
FHA Eccentric French Normal (1.000) FHAefcan ECCENTRIC FRENCH.otfView Font Info 96 glyphs — View All
Preview image for FHA Eccentric French Normal
FHA Eccentric French Normal (Version 1.000) FHAefcan ECCENTRIC FRENCH FREEWARE.ttfView Font Info 95 glyphs — View All

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    It is beautiful...thanks so much.
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    Thank you for your comment. We hope that you enjoy Eccentric French.
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Description

Copyright (c) 2008 by FHA Eccentric French Normal. All rights reserved.

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2008 by The Fontry & Frank Smith Signs. All rights reserved.

Version

1.000

Trademark

FHA Eccentric French Normal is a trademark of The Fontry & Frank Smith Signs.

Vendor

The Fontry & Frank Smith Signs

Description

Copyright (c) 2008 by FHA Eccentric French Normal. All rights reserved.

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2008 by The Fontry & Frank Smith Signs. All rights reserved.

Version

Version 1.000

Trademark

FHA Eccentric French Normal is a trademark of The Fontry & Frank Smith Signs.

Vendor

The Fontry & Frank Smith Signs