[lucida] New paper by Bigelow and Holmes on Lucida fonts

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at icloud.com
Tue Jan 15 16:18:26 CET 2019

Dear All,

For those interested in the background of Lucida fonts, a new paper "Science and history behind the design of Lucida" by Bigelow & Holmes (the font designers) has just been published in the latest issue of TUGboat. It's at


but only accessible to TUG's members at this time (it will become publicly available when the next issue is published, with expected date May 2019).

There's also a 2018 interview of Kris Holmes, available freely from TUG's Interview Corner at


and complementing the earlier 2013 interview of Charles Bigelow at


Hope you will find them interesting (I sure did).

Bruno Voisin

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