Started during 2012, the LCT Palissade is a letter type belonging to the didones family, it takes over the Italian characters from the XVII century. Century affected by a huge artistic and industrial mutation, we assist to the eruption of the railroad network and Turner’s paintings. In typography, the didones(XVIIe) begins to concede the place to the egyptians XIXe. We noticed an evolution to rectangular drawings, that were heavier and darker.
The LCT Palissade is in fact the study of a history flow, crossing through the industrial revolution and the romanticism, the result of a strong letter type, solid, strict the drawing is orientated towards very darks, reminiscent of the characters beginning XIXe. The serif’s are the summary between the british characters from the end of (XVIe) and the Italian ones beginning of (XVIIe). In order to spread out the romanticism, they are very fine to allow a largest contrast and keep the elegance of the global shape.