Romson light’s design is based on the character skeleton of Jenson (Nicolas Jenson). It has been designed on Robofont and Fontlab by Edwin BOURQUIN. The spécificities of this font is in the size of the x, which is very low, and the broken angles of some letters. Adobe Janson is an old style of serif fonts created by Robert Slimbach for Adobe System. The roman style is based on an old Venetian style of text designed by Nicolas Jenson in 1470 and the italics on those of Ludovico Arrighi Vicentino.
The result is an organic font with a low size of x and with inconsistencies that will help to differentiate letters and to make it a very readable font adapted to long texts. Adobe Jenson was first published in 1996 as a post script multiple master font and is now sold as an opentype under the name : “Adobe Jenson Pro”. Jenson is a roman character that had been designed by Nicolas Jenson (1420-1480). Adobe Jenson Pro is an opentype upgrade of the original family. The family support the opentype functionalities including style variants.