Happy #Thanksgiving to those who celebrate!
“Poppy Gives Thanks” is a #poster designed by #MiltonGlaser for a concert by Poppy Records at #CarnegieHall in November 1969, using the Light weight of his then new Glaser Futura Stencil. More: https://fontsinuse.com/uses/25437/poppy-gives-thanks
TeeMa is a #Helsinki-based #tea house. Tino Nyman designed the visual identity, combining Panama Italic (The Temporary State) and BL Arctic (BoulevardLAB) for the logotype. Titles and information are set in Cucina neretta & corsiva (Bretagne) and Lateral (Schick Toikka). More: https://fontsinuse.com/uses/56238/teemaa
Tilt is the second album by Australian dance/pop group Confidence Man.
It’s paired with tilted letterforms from Compacta Bold and Druk Wide. There’s also a special “tilted” version with a rhombus-shaped sleeve:
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The new "Chair de Poule" book series uses my BALTER SERIF #typeface for the titles.
"Chair de Poule" is the French version of Scholastic's #goosebumps series, the bestselling horror novels written by R.L. Stine.
Published in French by Bayard Editions, the collection is a huge success with over 12 million books sold in France since the launch of the first copies in the early 1990s.
Felfel is a #festival of North African cultures in France, organized by #FondationCartier and the #InstitutDuMondeArabe. The visual identity of the first edition was designed by Brest Brest Brest, using Gaya by Raphaël de La Morinerie (WrittenShape / Out of the Dark) as the main #typeface.
Paysage (typeface designed by @maous ) in use for a restaurant #typographie #fontsinuse #graphicdesign https://www.instagram.com/p/CyTt1UurfFY/?img_index=4
@djrrb We love it!
This probably makes the Top 3 of largest ~typographic letters documented on Fonts In Use so far … @nicksherman?
Contenders are the Tillamook Air Museum https://fontsinuse.com/uses/1713/tillamook-air-museum-world-s-largest-helvetic and this 2019 Brexit protest message https://fontsinuse.com/uses/28942/the-will-of-the-people-has-changed-andnbsp-le
See more XXL type:
Over the past days, we have published more than 25 new uses of #fonts with interlocking letterforms. https://fontsinuse.com/tags/10566/interlocking-letterforms
The examples include film titles and posters, record and book covers, food packaging and more. They range from 1961 to 2023, and from Brazil to Greece and the Philippines.
See all uses of the featured fonts by Headliners, Filmotype, PLINC, Lettergraphics, House Industries, @typodermic, and PintassilgoPrints: https://fontsinuse.com/search/advanced?v=2&match0=all&typefaces0=230949,40498,125579,144046,28096,29098,28977,202766,115266,161117,126972,91899,125578
Did you know that the casual letterforms on the first edition #BookCover aren’t custom drawn, but type? They stem from an obscure #font named Safari which came with numerous alternate glyphs. Patrick Concannon put together a post about the #design, and @jaykay109 tracked down the origin of the #typeface. More: https://fontsinuse.com/uses/54045/where-the-wild-things-are-by-maurice-sendak-h
Speaking of octagonal wood typefaces with round counters:
The #masthead of Better Letters #Magazine @blag is based on Gothic Paneled as shown by Wm. H. Page & Co. in 1874. The letterforms were redrawn by Utile studio, who also designed the magazine using @kontour’s Utile and Dalton Maag’s Aktiv Grotesk. BLAG is “the world’s only print and online publication dedicated to #SignPainting”.
Gretel’s #rebrand of Mountain Hardwear features a series of custom #fonts by Andrea Trabucco-Campos & Fabiola Mejía, a #logo feat. script caps based on Excoffon’s Mistral, Vincent Chan’s upcoming Quadrant, and, on the website, Greg Gazdowicz’s Roboto Serif.
Nyght Serif in use! https://www.instagram.com/p/Cx6PrCQK9Px/?img_index=1 #FontsInUse #feminism #typography
#BookCover designer Linas Spurga Jr. makes clever use of Dudler’s circular rounds for Kosmikomiksai, a new #Lithuanian edition of #ItaloCalvino’s Cosmicomics:
Franziska Weitgruber’s Dudler is inspired by lettering on a Swiss truck spotted in Val Venosta.
“Marronnage. The art of breaking the chains” is an exhibition shown at the Maison de l’Amérique latine, Paris. It presents several ethnographic and cartographic missions from the 20th century, and places them in dialogue with the works of contemporary artists from #Guiana and #Suriname.
… and for Sunday we’re celebrating International Crayon(ette) Day! Featuring in-use examples of Crayon (1886), Crayonette (1889), Crayonette Open (1890), Crayonette Flair (1970s), and @djrrb’s Crayonette DJR (2017), ranging from c.1900 (Uruguay) to 2023 (Minneapolis). https://fontsinuse.com/search/advanced?v=2&match0=all&typefaces0=46968,46963,32060
This Saturday our homepage at https://fontsinuse.com was all about typography from the late #1950s and #1960s, including various uses of Thorowgood (an English #FatFace with roots in the 1820s) and Ultra Bodoni (Morris F. Benton’s tamer reworking from 1928) …
The latest issue of CURA magazine is titled “CURA.40 Manifesto”. Designer Dan Solbach used two typefaces that both originated at #ECAL:
Cosmos is a free-style calligraphic typeface by Minjong Kim. AL Linea is Alex Lescieux’s revival of Umberto Fenocchio’s FTC Linea. More: https://fontsinuse.com/uses/55221/cura-40-manifesto
Talking about #Metra: did you know that the #logo uses a #typeface named Crillee?
The italic wordmark is in use ever since the commuter rail system for the #Chicago metropolitan area got a unifying identity in 1985.
@fhardwig took a look at the #typefaces used in 1990 and 1991: https://fontsinuse.com/uses/55722/metra-tickets-1990-1991
Stingray, a twisted 3D extravaganza drawn by John S. Allen in the late 1960s for Photo-Lettering, Inc. See it in use for a book jacket and two record covers:
Baste (Lift Type) in use for “L’aventure en train de nuit” (“Night Train Adventure”). The e-book was designed and published by Les Others, an inspirational medium for lovers of the outdoors, travel and photography. In supporting roles, LL Catalogue (Lineto) and ABC Diatype (Dinamo):
Democratic Futures is a collaborative inquiry between students at Winchester School of Art, @unisouthampton, and the Parliamentary Archives.
Studio 3015 mixed Neureal (Laura Csocsán, ÉCAL) and FT88 Italic (Oriane Charvieux, @velvetyne): https://fontsinuse.com/uses/55081/democratic-futures
Follow the link with the artwork date on any use page to see more #typography from that year.
Today we published a number of items designed in #1969 – including a triple about Mattel’s fortune-telling line, “Mystique”, contributed by @goodspeed:
Festival der jungen Talente
Design by Katharina Landisch, using Rory King’s Orchard Linear, a monolinear script inspired by asemic writing, combined with Pangram Pangram’s grotesk Neue Montreal.
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Last week, Albert Boton, one of the preeminent French type designers of the past sixty years, died at the age of 91. We pay tribute with a series of applications of his #typefaces ➛ https://fontsinuse.com/type_designers/13/albert-boton
Secret Menu is a #magazine by Door Dash about local food culture. For the second issue about #Miami, Studio Yukiko cooked up a fourteen-course typographic feast:
LB Plantes was set up to participate in responsible and sustainable #viticulture and #agriculture. For the visual identity, Toulouse-based studio Huz & Bosshard used different weights and widths of the Klub typeface family designed by @panefarre:
“We, the City. Plurality and Resistance in Berlin and Istanbul” is a book edited by Tuba İnal-Çekiç & Urszula Ewa Woźniak and published by Jovis. For the design, Sylvan Lanz made early use of his own AC Bandit, alongside Nazareno Crea’s LL Catalogue.
“Kertész – Lartigue. Un pas de côté” is the catalog for the eponymous exhibition at Espace Richaud, Versailles, in 2023. It presents works by two pioneers of modern #photography, #JacquesHenriLartigue and #AndréKertész.
Design by Clémence Michon using Persona (@abyme) and Louize Display (@205TF).
“Niki de Saint Phalle. Les années 1980 et 1990. L’art en liberté” is an exhibition shown in Les Abattoirs in Toulouse, France.
Agnès Dahan Studio designed the catalog, using ABC Maxi Round for titles and ABC Marfa for text.