Filmotype Hudson font
Filmotype Hudson font by Patrick Griffin (Filmotype studio) is a digitized reconstruction of the same name 1955s Filmotype typeface. Hudson font was one of the most popular Filmotype’s upright brush scripts inspired by the eye-catching sign painter brush script styles widespread at this time in the periodicals for advertising automotive dealerships, grocery stores, spectaculars, etc.
Filmotype Hudson font is developed from the original font filmstrips and transferred in the 21st century with an international language support and OpenType options such as automatic fractions, ordinals, alternate characters and ligatures.
The Filmotype Hudson typeface has an italic relative – Filmotype Kellog released in the late 1950s after demand from Filmotype’s customers.
Patrick Griffin is a Canadian type designer, founder of the Canada Type, currently the most successful type foundry in that part of the world. Check his other Filmotype projects: Filmotype Western font, Filmotype Hickory font, Filmotype Leader font.
See also some Canada Type projects with Patrick Griffin’s participation: Dutch Mediaeval Pro ST font, Mauritius font, Roos ST font, Trump Soft Pro font, Trump Gothic Pro font, Semplicita Pro font, Jingo font.
Originally Filmotype are renowned for inventing the first portable typesetting system and creating an exhaustive library of display typefaces created for it (Filmotype was the creator of the 2″ filmstrip photo font). Their amazing photo film alphabet collection legacy was reborn and is being digitized to provide the modern generation of type designers with amazing treasure of digital fonts.
Supported languages: Albanian, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Breton, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Malagasy, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Welsh
Designer: Patrick Griffin