Early Christian Set:
and Sabina are three all-capital titling faces developed
from original inscriptional research in Rome.
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Catacomb is inspired by lettering from various fourth and fifth century Christian
inscriptions. In that period of social turmoil, letters became more dynamic, displaying
such features as irregular stick-like forms, and free-ranging compositions. The font,
consisting of variants for each letter and early-Christian symbols, was designed by
Garrett Boge in 1997.
Philocalus is a type design inspired by inscriptions of the fourth century
scribe, Furious Dionysius Filocalus, who carved Pope Damasus' epitaphs for the early
Christian martyrs. It is distinguished by the wide letter proportions and distinctive
bifurcated serifs. The font, consisting of caps and small caps, was designed by Garrett
Boge in 1997.
Sabina is a typeface modeled on a fourth-century early Christian inscription. The
social and religious turmoil of this period is reflected in the crude and naive
letterforms. The font, consisting of caps and small caps, was designed by Garrett Boge in