Ferodo logotype ID

Biff's picture

Does anyone know what font is used in this logotype for Ferodo, they make brakes…
Many thanks

Ryuk's picture

Close is Neuland/Neuland 011/Jungle Fever but none of these versions matches.

defiantone's picture

hm. downloaded one of their catalogs and the font list in the pdf includes "createdferodoicons". don't have the pro version of acrobat w/pitstop here to see exactly where it's used, but might be a custom job.

Biff's picture

Thanks guys. That definitely sounds like a custom job.

hrant's picture

Note that in the original metal, Neuland's sizes were each very different (because Koch cut them by hand/eye). It's possible this was taken from a particular size that hasn't been digitized.

hhp

donshottype's picture

Jaspert's Type Encyclopedia explains the process:


The logo seems bolded, even when one considers the variation in the original. Here is one size from 1923--I am using a fairly large scale image so the details are clear:

Love the font. Endlessly abused for variations that Koch would find silly, but the originals remain fresh to the modern eye.
Don

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