Ringing the Changes

An enjoyable exercise in imagining the same poster with different typography, all drawn from the Greater Albion collection. We hope our readers enjoy looking through the results as much as we did creating them!

Abs1Ad1Belh1BNS1FLin1IG1Lan1Sec1

Display Hatched

We’re getting ready to dispatch three new releases in the next fe days.  One of these is the Opentype feature Rich ‘Signwriter Standard’.  Another is ‘Display Hatched’ designed as a complement to Signwriter Standard, but also a versatile display face in its own right, and previewed here for the first time.  The third new release is … a surprise for the moment, having not been previewed as yet, and something of a design departure for Greater Albion, so watch this space.

Also waiting in the wings are Ledbury, Flinscher and Netherland Perpendicular, so a lot to look out for.  In the meantime, here’s a first look at ‘Display Hatched’:

Display_Hatched_Gallery1 Display_Hatched_Gallery2 Display_Hatched_Gallery3 Display_Hatched_Gallery4 Display_Hatched_Gallery5 Display_Hatched_Gallery6 Display_Hatched_Gallery7 Display_Hatched_Gallery8

Diesel Days

Regular readers here will have seen previous poster designs in which the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway makes extensive use of Greater Albion’s “Stannard” typeface family.  A rather appropriate choice in our opinion – Stannard having originally been inspired by the styles of lettering favoured by manufacturers of tinplate toy trains for their catalogues and box lids.

Here’s one of their latest posters, promoting their Diesel Gala in early June:

KWVR

Enhanced by Zemanta