• These are the most common typefaces in the database, but there are many more. Try a search!

Robert Joseph Coles Gravestone

Photo(s) by Stephen ColesImported from Flickr on Jan 9, 2012. Artwork published in .

We wanted something natural, like the stones Dad used to pick up at the end of a long hike and skip across the lake. We got something close, but the cemetery required the rectangular concrete base. I typeset the text, excerpted from a speech given by one of his ward members (parishioners), with input from the family. I’m pretty proud that it’s a little bit different from your average gravestone, and I think he’d like it, though he might argue that he isn’t worth all the fuss. Well, he is.


Original art, set in Illustrator. Uses Adobe Garamond Premier Caption (for small text) and Display (for "Coles").

Source: License: All Rights Reserved.

Post a comment

More Garamond Premier in use

Contribute to the Collection
Contribute Fonts in Use is a collaborative project. Create an account and submit your own work or other examples of typography.

Ads Via The Deck