About CGB

The Godfather of Copperplate Gothic Bold Frederic GoudyIn order to truly “Love” something you must understand why you love it. Here are some quick facts about Copperplate Gothic Bold to help you love it too.

  • Designed by Frederic William Goudy and released by the American Type Founders in 1901
  • Freddie was born August 3rd 1865 in Bloomington, Indiana and Died in 1947
  • Freddie created 116 fonts over his lifetime and created 59 literary works, but only one lives on forever, CGB
  • This particular font has the feel of a (Gothic sans-serif (no little decorations)) but it does have small serif’s that give it a crisp clean feel especially when done in letterpress