Original Garamond

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What is the Original Garamond font?

The Stempel foundry in Germany produced this version of Garamond in 1925 as a replica of a typeface of a French punchcutter Claude Garamond (middle of the 16th century).
This design has an angular incised appearance which is unlike other Garamond types. It is also slightly heavier in weight, and is highly readable as a text face.
Well suited for a wide range of applications and treatments. Original Garamond is the Bitstream version of Stempel Garamond. More…
Cyrillic version was developed for ParaType in 2002 by Gayaneh Bagdasaryan..

Original Garamond Font families

The Original Garamond font includes the following font families:

  • Original Garamond BT
  • Original Garamond BT Small Caps
  • Original Garamond BT Italic
  • Original Garamond BT Bold
  • Original Garamond BT Bold Italic

Original Garamond Preview

Here is a preview of how Original Garamond will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.


You're probably thinking - Is Original Garamond available to Download for free?

The short answer is no. Original Garamond is definitely not available as a free download font. This is a premium font which mean that you will have to pay to download and use it in your project. We showcase fonts on SharedFonts that are almost all premium fonts. Feel free to waste valuable hours of your time searching for a free download of Original Garamond, but take it from me, you will not be successful in your quest. Just think how much time and effort you will save if you just pay for Original Garamond and be done with it.

It is always best to pay for a premium font rather than trying to find an illegal download. The benefits of paying for Original Garamond is that you get the license to use it leagally. If you're using an illegal version of Original Garamond and you get caught, you or your client could get into some trouble legally with the publisher of Original Garamond. Also it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Original Garamond for free. Doing various searches on Google such as "Free Original Garamond Download" you will see a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Original Garamond remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Original Garamond and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)