First released by Robert Thorne’s Fann Street Foundry around 1810. Revived in 1938 by Stephenson Blake, who acquired the Fann Street holdings. [Grey]
The solid typeface that was the basis for Thorne Shaded is now known as Thorowgood.
Thorne Shaded in use
The Story of Our Friend, the Fat Face1826
- Paul Rand
- Herbert Bayer
- Bruno Munari
Contributed by Jennifer Kennard