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I see lots of Golden Type and Italian Old Style influence in Parkinson, and at the same time it has a lot of attitude, which I love. But it's clearly a display face; I couldn't get it to work as body text for a newsletter-type publication. So I'm looking for its partner(s).
I know that people generally say that a sans isn't good for body text, unless it's a certain kind of sans. Here's Frutiger as body-text, obviously: http://www.fonts.com/browse/designers/jim-parkinson -- and I'm just a big fan of Frutiger in general. (Avenir is a close second.)
Thus, the question, posed in the Subject: what Frutiger-esque sans might you know of that shares some features or DNA with Parkinson so as to make it a good, toned-down-but-compatible companion to it? And while we're at it, would you hazard an opinion about a serif text face to complete the triumvirate?
Web text / print captions: sans
print (newsletter) body text: serif