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There is something charmingly old fashioned in this roman, which has short serifs and a rather condensed overall design. The central stems of the capital M do not reach the baseline, and the dots of the I and j are square. The design team of Charles Bigelow and Kris Holmes developed the Lucida font family, originally a face for laser printers in office use. The designers were obviously conscious of their link with the past and have produced a roman that will withstand many applications. 1985 Lucida was one of the first original typefaces designed for use on computer screens and low resolution laser printers. Lucida is a large family consisting of serif and sans serif styles, as well as mathematical symbols. Lucida is excellent for use on low resolution output devices and for facsimile transmissions.
Old Style Serif