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The Unit Gothic series was released by Hamilton Manufacturing Co. in 1907. This sans serif family features one of the first multi width/weight type 'systems', anticipating the Univers font system by 50 years. This set of 7 fonts was designed to aid in press room efficiency and its incremental variation in widths gave poster printers unprecedented flexibility in fitting copy while using consistently harmonious fonts.

This HWT release is the first ever digital version of these fonts. Each font contains 600 glyphs including Greek and Cyrillic character sets as well as alternate characters which are based on the actual special character production patterns from the Hamilton Wood Type Museum collection.

I have started to design some typographic posters that are designed in the same style as the popular "Here's to the crazy ones..." poster. I am looking for pointers and design tips when it comes to making a typographic poster with many different fonts and typefaces. What are some basic things I should know when it comes to designing for print? I have designed many different things for online work but this will be my first venture into the world of print.

Any tips or suggestions will be appreciated!

I am going to start an internet business that sells and designs posters and t-shirts that display American ideals. The designs will focus on the concepts of liberty and freedom (which is why I chose a torch). I wanted to keep the logo simple yet interesting. Let me know what you think of what I've done so far. Also, let me know if the typeface is a good one to use. I was thinking about using an older, American Revolution era typeface but this one was more bold and fresh. The other older font types didn't give of a powerful, inspiring feel. Be brutally honest; I want my logo to be the best it can be.

Target Market:
Liberty loving 18-45 year olds

A poster series for the action-packed novel "The Night Angel" trilogy by Brent Weeks. The typography was heavily influenced by the characteristics of an assassin.

Graphic Designer: Herman Chaneco
Copywriter: Brent Weeks (Book Author)
Size: 24"x36"

A poster series for the action-packed novel "The Night Angel" trilogy by Brent Weeks. The typography was heavily influenced by the characteristics of an assassin.

Graphic Designer: Herman Chaneco
Copywriter: Brent Weeks (Book Author)
Size: 24"x36"

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Posters

I've launched 3 new limited edition prints today, 'Dreams',
'Stars' and 'So Much To Do'. I'm really pleased how they
turned out. I'm attaching a few images. More details here:

www.seblester.co.uk

I've also had a major website update with new typographic
commissions for clients including Cadbury, Macy's and Liberty.

http://seblester.co.uk/type_lettering.php

Cheers,

Seb Lester

I'm designing a "gig" poster and was wondering how you achieve this type of weathered effect. Does the designer use brushes or is it a silkscreening technique that causes the speckles? Or is it a little of both?

What more persuasive way to raise awareness of disabling genetic defects in purebred dogs than to employ a Hitler moustache and blackletter type?

Surely this shall convert doubters to the cause – then make them wonder where they can “download” that font.

And just when people had almost ceased to associate blackletter with fascism! Dang!

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