Phoenix by Joaquín Contreras Soto is an interpretation of Groote Paragon cut in Amsterdam by Nicholas Kis (1950-1702). It was carefully measured to determine its proportions of width and height, and its spacing.
It is based on various specimens, the result is an interpretation of the contours and not a faithful copy of them. In this proposal the terminations were sharpened and the triangles present were marked to give a sharp and stable appearance.
Vertical proportions were slightly reduced such as the heights of ascenders and capitals. To give a more contemporary look to the reading of texts: larger counterforms and larger lowercase letters.
Project on development.
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