Friedrich Neugebauer is known for the cutting power of his calligraphic invention.
As a prisoner of war in Egypt, he wrote with toothpaste when all else failed. The irrepressible style of this Austrian artist inspired Boston designer Richard Lipton to capture his calligraphy as a typeface.
Avalon plays sweeping freedom in the capitals against the vital discipline of a lowercase relieved by alternative ascending characters.
Among other uses, Avalon is recommended for Magazine and Book use.