Designed at IBM and later used for their Selectric typewriters. Although it preceded Courier and was frequently installed on early laser printers, it later fell out of favor because Courier was bundled for free with operating systems and other software. The design is variously credited to Howard Kettler and Clayton Smith.
Prestige 12 Pitch is Bitstream’s interpretation with a soft contour replicating the type’s impression on the page.
Prestige Elite in use
Enablis Annual Report 2010: I Am One Thousand2011
- Isabelle Allard-Gendron
- Julie Brassard
Contributed by Stephen Coles