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Archive for category: Type I Saw Today

Type samples from the real world

   (2010.07.09)

The CN/CP usage of Helvetica – particularly CP Rail’s Helvetica Bold Italic (other example) – is seared into the memory of a specific generation.

7020 in Helvetica Bold Italic on a rusty railcar
   (2010.06.30)
Pink painted V inside painting of cartoonish hand, all on ruby cartoonish background
   (2010.06.18)
S sits inscribed in a stone fleuron
   (2010.06.02)
Helvetica numerals 147 on scarlet-red machinery
   (2010.05.12)
SHOVE on giant sign under soaring peaked glass roof
   (2010.05.06)
8 seen through layers of torn-off ad posters
   (2010.03.11)
Store window has the word ‘the’ in green; inside the window sits a game package called Creature
   (2010.03.06)

Insert the snowclone for artfags – “I saw the figure 5 in X” – here.

Giant 5 hangs from rafter in open-frame building in a snowstorm

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