The Galadriel type has a long history, which comprises several typographic mediums. The American Type Founders (ATF) produced the ancestor of the Galadriel typeface around 1900. 70 years later, Meeks updated this forgotten lead type classic, naming it Galadriel. As such, the typeface we know today was born. Letraset originally distributed Galadriel in its dry transfer-lettering format; Linotype is pleased to present this digital update.
The typeface bears similarities to the Behrens Schrift, designed in the early 1900s by German architect Peter Behrens, as well as to the lettering of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the seminal Scottish architect.