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[typography] Tufte book fonts

[typography] Tufte book fonts

From:
Pradeep Kishore Gowda
Date:
2013-08-22 @ 20:48
ET uses Monotype Bembo[1] for serif and Gill Sans[2] for sans-serif [3]

A modern alternative for Bembo is Cardo [4], which is released under
SIL Open Font License
Lato [5] is  suggested as a free alternative to Gill Sans. Other
alternatives are given here - [6]


[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bembo
[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gill_Sans
[3] http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0000Vt
[4] http://scholarsfonts.net/cardofnt.html
[5] http://www.google.com/webfonts/specimen/Lato
[6] http://typographica.org/on-typography/questioning-gill-sans/