The logo of BON magazine, what is the original typeface referring to?

KTKT's picture

Can anyone enlighten me on the logo of BON magazine? What is the original typeface of this logo referring to? Art Deco? Can anyone give me some actual typeface names and examples? Thanks a lot!

Té Rowan's picture

Sure feels Art Deco, but I think the regulars in the Font ID section would know a lot more than I ever could.

J. Tillman's picture

KTKT, try posting here:
or click on the "Font ID" link at the top of the page.

hrant's picture

Actually considering the lack of optical compensation I suspect it's drawn from scratch (although possibly with one eye on Futura).


Bert Vanderveen's picture

Looks like a MecaNorma transfertype from the seventies…

kthomps5's picture

It resembles a modified and outlined Le Havre Bold, which in turn is inspired by cruise ship poster type of the 1920s–1930s:

Syndicate content Syndicate content