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Can anyone identify this typeface at all?
Could be a long shot, but it looks like somebody designed a new font by following the lines of ITC Tempus Sans
After quite a bit of digging I didn't find anything closer. BTW I find this version more appealing than the scratchy strokes of ITC Tempus Sans.
The designer, Phill Grimshaw, says that he was drawing Roman capitals, but when the serifs are amputated, the proportions can perhaps be seen as a better fit to Greek inscriptions circa 500 B.C. than to the formal Roman capitals of the Trajan column. I would include the capital letters of ITC Tempus Sans in the group loosely identified as "Greek sans."
Some interesting runners up:
Good job guys, very similar. Perhaps one using the other for its source of creating it. It's very close but yeah I love the cleaner lines of this one. Will keep looking. Thanks.
I was curious how close the Crafts Study design is to ITC Tempus Sans so I smoothed out some letters in ITC Tempus Sans and compared them to the sample. I found that while the basic structure and feel is close, the positioning of the strokes is substantially different. If Crafts Study was made from ITC Tempus Sans, the designer did a considerable amount of editing in shifting the position of strokes. The designer might simply have drawn Crafts Study from scratch, using ITC Tempus Sans as a general reference. So there may very well be a new font for Crafts Study.
In any event I find the look of Crafts Study to be quite appealing and in some ways more suitable for Arts & Crafts type headings, posters etc than the ITC Tempus Sans or the several "Greek sans" that I mentioned. If you find a matching font I would be interested in any information that you could post here.