a tip of the hat to you and yours,
and thank you for downloading the evaluation version of "gifford,"
a windows95 truetype font
handcrafted in the emerald city, seattle, washington,
by steven j. lundeen,
emerald city fontwerks,
copyright 1997.


for mr. israel, miss ecklund, miss perkins,
and even the old meanie, miss dohner ...
are you proud of what you see?


please note,
this is an evaluation version of "gifford."

so stay after school,
head on up to the blackboard,
grab a piece of chalk,
and have a go at the following phrase:

"i will not talk in class"

say, 500 times or so.
(it'll really help improve your penmanship...or so i was told)

should you wish to receive a diskette that includes
a fully enabled version of "gifford,"
please send $5.00 US
(along with a return mailing address) to:

steven j. lundeen
c/o emerald city fontwerks
4517 49th ave. n.e.
seattle, wa 98105

special note:
ecf is making the fully-enabled version of "gifford" free for educators.
that's right, no charge for teachers (our way of saying thanks).
if that's you,
and you'd like a complimentary copy of "gifford,"
just drop us an email request care of


include the name of your school,
what grade/course you teach,
and let us know what type of computer you work on
(pc or mac),
and we'll email a copy of the font off to you directly,
no strings attached.


the fine print (for shareware registrants):

payment of registration fee entitles user to
an especially healthy dose of good karma,
as well as a single-license/single-machine installation of "gifford,"
and unrestricted use.

permission is granted by the font author
to freely distribute and/or post this,
the evaluation version of "gifford,"
providing that all files in the original archive are attached,
including this one.


what we do depends on you.
please register shareware fonts where appropriate
and continue to show your support for the art of fontography.


oh yeah,
we'd also like to let you know that ...

ecf offers a complete line of fonts in three speeds:
shareware, freeware and graphic art clipfonts.

you can look for us at:


as well as in the indie designer section at:


hope you'll stop by for a visit sometime.
coffee's always on,
and the fridge is stocked, too ...


you can contact any member of the staff at ecf
via the following address:


all comments, critiques, raves, rages, flames
and offers of mariner or sonic tickets invited.