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 (bō-dō′nē, bə-), Gianbattista 1740-1813.
Italian printer and designer of the Bodoni typeface, which is still widely used.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a style of type designed by the Italian printer Giambattista Bodoni (1740–1813)


(bəˈdoʊ ni)

1. Giambattista, 1740–1813, Italian painter and printer.
2. a style of type based on a design by G. Bodoni.
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Noun1.Bodoni - Italian printer who designed the Bodoni font (1740-1813)
2.Bodoni - a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
proportional font - any font whose different characters have different widths
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Since then, Bodoni -- who gained his Masters from the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest -- has become well-known for his beautifully-painted and highly dramatic canvases that wrestle with the legacy of Communist rule.
The original cloth-bound edition of the catalogue published by the Grolier Club was tastefully designed by noted book designer Jerry Kelly and set (appropriately) in Bodoni types.
An agreement has been inked by the X-Rite, Bodoni Systems Ltd in collaboration for the Asian distribution of Bodoni's suite of pressSIGN print standardization software that reduces costs and improves quality for printers and print buyers alike.
It consisted of two main islands, Upper Caisse and Lower Caisse, its capital was Bodoni and its ruler, General Pica.
His "B-list" fonts include Bodoni, Calibri, Century, Futura, and Perpetua.
Miller's acquisition of the Salkelds' wooden hand press and a case of Bodoni type--and later a case of Caslon type and an Albion flat bed press--confirmed his commitment to 'verse'.
com)-- Embossanova was inspired by Bodoni and Lubalin Graph, an unlikely pairing says Stephen Boss, the type designer designer and owner of the digital type foundry Emboss Fonts.
This room was bursting with the dynamism of two paintings by Zsolt Bodoni, Rape and Studying pre-nightmare, both 2011, whose dark tones undergird a highly violent gestural alphabet.
One group received the list in 16-point Arial font while the other two groups received lists printed using 12-point Comic Sans MS or 12-point Bodoni MT.
Before you could say "two more reams of paper and half a dozen memory sticks" I had keyed in 500 pages of excellent words in 12 point bodoni.