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Any idea which is the Rolling Stone Magazine Body Text Font? Could it be Miller? The Italics Subheads are also quite interesting. What do you think?
(well could have been true too)
Epic! Nice catch.
(not very goudyish.)
EDIT: Sorry, didn’t read properly. It’s about the body font.
The italic should be Kennerley.
(That’s more like Goudy.)
Is this really a spread that was printed in Rolling Stone? Not only was surely misspelled in the headline, but none of the apostrophes, em dashes, or en dashes output correctly. This would be unusually sloppy in any Rolling Stone article, but in an article about type design, it is, as Vizzini would say, inconceivable!
Thanks for the info!
i guess is a real Rolling Stone magazine spread, the font do look alike, but i can double check.
Thanks Jan, the italic do look nice too.
- Rolling Stone Cover - Volume #1024 - 4/19/2007 - Rose McGowan and Rosario Dawson
- Rolling Stone Magazine May 3 - 17, 2007, Issue 1025/1026 40th Anniversary Cover
so I suppose there is not Apr 23 2007 issue
by the way, any news on the body text? I guess is Miller
but i am not sure.
It's not Miller. Compare Miller's F, W, e, R, and J with those in the sample. Miller is a Scotch Roman revival, with a fairly vertical stress. Even at such low resolution, it's apparent that the text in the sample is an Old Style face with an oblique stress, similar (but not identical) to Goudy's Californian type.
finding it to be ironic that an article about Goudy would NOT be using all of his own fonts.
The only time I read Rolling Stone these days is in the barbershop, but if memory serves, they have a standard face that they use for the text of all their articles, regardless of the subject. It's an Old Style face, very likely a proprietary version developed just for Rolling Stone. The Goudy article loks like someone imitating the style of Rolling Stone, rather than actual published pages, so I'm not 100% sure the text face in this sample is the same one they use in the magazine.