A point of fact: Carter & Cone’s Big Moore, like its cousin in spirit, Big Caslon, is a grand serif design. A 1766 specimen by Isaac Moore, former manager of Joseph Fry’s foundry in Bristol, England, shows many examples of type inspired by John Baskerville. But a century later, standardization had foisted inept lining figures and shortened descenders upon these designs. Matthew Carter remedied this tragedy with Big Moore by restoring oldstyle figures, full-length descenders, and historic swashes to this regal serif. Offered in two styles, Regular and Italic, it is intended for the largest of sizes.
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