Garamond is a family of typefaces. The style if old and with serif. These typefaces are derived from Claude Garamond’s work. Garamond is famous for being elegant and readable.
Claude Garamond is one of the most important people in 16th century and the starting of typography as an industry.
In the 16th century Claude Garamond found that multi talented people were needed in typography industry in order to create fine books.
Claude Garamond was the first type designer and he became famous all over Europe with his types and therefore King of France ( Francois I ) ordered him to produce a Greek typeface. Claude Garamond modeled them after the handwriting of Angelos Vergetios. He was a scholar in Garamond’s time.