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What is this? What types would give me a similar result?
You could achieve siilar results using almost any thin sans serif. There is no font that does what your sample does - it's obviously done by hand.
Believe it or not, this really is a font, a very obscure Letraset font from 1974 called Penny Farthing. This may be the first time I've seen it used outside a Letraset catalog. It was dropped after a few years and I don't know of any digital version. Here is a scan from the brochure in which it was introduced:
Awesome ID, Dude.. I mean Mark.. :)
( I am still deciding if I think this is one of the best typography related things Ive ever seen, yet, or one of the worst.. :) 'Avant Garde's little sister.. Grooovy, Baby.. :)
I thought it was pretty dumb when I first saw it way back when. A solution looking for a problem. I still think so. Avant Garde it ain't.
Everything old is new again -- check out the cover lines of this new men's fashion magazine. Not the same font, but it uses the same stacked letter approach.
Wow, Mark. I'm impressed. I eat my words (with ketchup)
Seoul Stacking is an alternative for only five bucks.
It's pretty amazing how much of an Eastern feel the type gets just stacking some of the letters as in 'Seoul Stacking'
I don't know what to be afraid of more, Mark or that font.
> Seoul Stacking
Now that's a goddam cool idea - pardon my Korean. And if it were anybody else but me you might be shocked to hear this, but: this might actually be an avenue of increasing readability.