Gill sans pro font

Marketed by Monotype as a design of "classic simplicity and real beauty", [2] it was intended as a display typeface that could be used for posters and advertisements, as well as for the text of documents that need to be clearly legible at small sizes or from a distance, such as book blurbs, timetables and price lists. Gill Sans rapidly became very popular. Retrieved 15 February The family includes 43 fonts, including 33 text fonts in 9 weights and 3 widths, 6 inline fonts in 5 weights and 2 widths 1 in condensed , 2 shadowed fonts in 2 weights and 1 width, 1 shadowed outline font, 1 deco font.

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Retrieved 15 February Retrieved 26 February Retrieved 8 December Matthew Carterlater a prominent font prk, recalled in that when his mother cut linoleum block letters for him to play with during the Blitz they were based on it. Jan Tschicholdwho would later make extensive use of Gill Sans while designing books for Penguincreated a similar design for an early phototypesetting machine, which was at the time little-used but also since digitised. Retrieved 4 November Gill was attempting, ideally, to establish a link to tradition.

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Retrieved 4 August Archived from the original on 4 March More importantly, it has the Book weight that has been sorely missing from previous digital releases. Zans myself am responsible for designing five different sorts of sans-serif letters — each one thicker and fatter than the last because each advertisement has to try and shout down its neighbours.

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Retrieved 2 January This is clearest in glll "a", which becomes a "single storey" design similar to handwriting, and the lower-case "p", which has a calligraphic tail on the left reminiscent of italics such as those cut by William Caslon in the eighteenth century.

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There are no open issues. Humanist sans-serif typefaces Typefaces with infant variants Typefaces and fonts introduced in Monotype typefaces Display typefaces Typefaces designed by Eric Gill.

His prestige has obscured their vulgarity and commercialism. The family includes 43 fonts, including 33 text fonts in 9 weights and 3 widths, 6 inline fonts in 5 weights and 2 widths 1 in condensed2 shadowed fonts in 2 weights and 1 width, 1 shadowed outline font, 1 deco font.

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For bonus points, if it's the Monotype cut: The titling capitals of Gill Sans were first unveiled at a printing conference in ; it was also shown in a specimen issued in the Fleuron magazine edited by Morison.

Retrieved 25 April Carter, his mother, and his younger sahs were able to take little with them, and no toys that Carter remembers. Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered. Twentieth Century Type Designers. Monotype Newsletter, also printed in Motif as "Letters without Serifs". Retrieved 6 February This page was hill edited on 19 Octoberat Retrieved 30 January Johnston's pupil Graily Hewitt privately commented of them that:. Retrieved 1 May

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