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The Mystery of the Dune Font

Contributed by Florian HardwigSource: www.worthpoint.com License: All Rights Reserved. In the six decades since the publication of the original Dune novel in 1965, the science fiction franchise has gone through many different typographic identities. Notable examples include the use of Giorgio for the British paperbacks by NEL (c. 1968) and Albertus...

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer movie titles

Contributed by Florian Hardwig Source: annyas.com License: All Rights Reserved. “Rankin/Bass present” is lettering based on Weiß-Initialen Serie II, or Weiss Initials Series II, with the alternate forms for A and E, rendered bolder, with rough contours and a bouncing baseline. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a Christmas TV special that...

The Exorcist movie titles

Contributed by Nick Sherman License: All Rights Reserved. License: All Rights Reserved. License: All Rights Reserved. The Exorcist is a 1973 horror film directed by William Friedkin based on William Peter Blatty’s 1971 novel of the same name. The story focuses on the demonic possession of a young girl and the efforts of her mother...

Reclaiming the City, Reclaiming Words: Póli Gynaikón – City of Women

Contributed by Maria PaganopoulouPhoto: Maria Paganopoulou. Delfys Feminist Archive, Athens. License: All Rights Reserved. Covers of the magazine Póli Ginaikón Marsha Rowe, editor of the groundbreaking feminist magazine Spare Rib, famously recalled: “Suddenly, words were possible.” She was referring to a general climate of liberation in the early...

Call for Entries: Finding Forte

Contributed by Fonts In Use StaffSource: www.tomkoch.net Tom Koch. License: All Rights Reserved. The call for entries is now open! Forte in use for a shop sign, spotted by Tom Koch in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Source: www.tomkoch.net Tom Koch. License: All Rights Reserved. Trial No. 2 for Monotype Forte, as sent to and approved by John Dreyfus and Stanley...

Sega logo (1976–present)

Contributed by Stephen ColesSource: https://segaretro.org License: All Rights Reserved. The Sega logo used since 1976, in its official color for the Japanese market. Source: https://segaretro.org Image: Scarred Sun. License: All Rights Reserved. Sega logo used from the late 1950s to 1974. Sega was founded by American businessmen Martin Bromley...

Philip K. Dick paperback covers (Panther Science Fiction)

Contributed by Florian HardwigSource: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by  citizen3xx24j. License: All Rights Reserved. Now Wait for Last Year (1975). Cover art by Chris Foss. [More info on ISFDB] Roslyn Gothic arguably saw its most extensive and iconic use on the paperback covers with works by Philip K. Dick as published by Panther...

I ❤️ NY

Contributed by Florian HardwigSource: https://www.moma.org © 2021 NYS Dept. of Economic Development. License: All Rights Reserved. “I ❤️ NY” presentation board, two-line version, 1976, as archived in the MoMA collection. Source: https://www.moma.org © 2021 NYS Dept. of Economic Development. License: All Rights Reserved. “I ❤️ NY” presentation...

Philip K. Dick paperbacks (Panther Science Fiction)

Contributed by Florian HardwigSource: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by  citizen3xx24j. License: All Rights Reserved. Now Wait for Last Year (1975). Cover art by Chris Foss. [More info on ISFDB] Roslyn Gothic arguably saw its most extensive use on the paperback covers with works by Philip K. Dick as published by Panther Books. Designed...

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