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Simple but spot-on. The "LONDON LoNDoN" poster is designed by Quentin Newark of Atelier Works.

LONDON LoNDoN - Art and design inspiration from around the world - CreativeRoots

LONDON LoNDoN poster designed by Quentin Newark – Atelier Works. The poster can be bought at Blanka. via grafikcache

Gill Sans is a "humanist" sans serif because it is not purely geometric; it echoes human act of writing.
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Gill Sans is a "humanist" sans serif because it is not purely geometric; it echoes human act of writing.

Vintage London Undergrond map, type (often mistaken for Gill Sans) designed by Edward Johnston

London Undergrond map

I've blogged this one before. It actually was one of my first posts. But I thought I'd do a reblog. The first time I was in London - at the age of 16 - fell in love with the London Underground; the trains, stations, the roundel, the way signing, the typography and the font by Edward Johnston. But my special interest goes out to the London Undergrond map, the schematic diagram of lines. Information design at its best. The map I have is from 1978 and if you're a little familiar with the map…

Gill Sans font poster - Google Search

Gill Sans font poster

Gill Sans font poster - Google Search

London Underground Brand Logo Designed (1915) by Edward Johnston

The Design Blog | The Logo Smith

Logo Design Blog written by The Logo Smith: Logo Design, Icon Design, Brand Identity Design, Freelancing, Typography, Logo Tips and Advice.

Monotype Gill Sans, The Monotype Corporation, London, 1935

10 Examples Of Vintage Typography At Its Finest

In the age of digital design there are literally no limits to the field of typography. Forget Comic Sans and Helvetica, the new millennium has ushered in...

ROUNDEL: LONDON UNDERGROUND

The Amazing History Of London’s Most Enduring Logo

For over a century, the London Underground Roundel has gotten into the DNA of some of the world’s top designers. A new book explores how.

The Edward Johnston-designed typeface for Underground, from 1916

London Underground By Design | Design Week

With the London Underground in its sesquicentennial (150th) year, we’ve already seen celebratory and commemorative design gestures including stamps and coins.

Gill Sans font poster - Google Search

Gill Sans font poster

Gill Sans font poster - Google Search

Original drawing for the London Underground, by Edward Johnston

The Messes of Men

gnossienne: “ Original drawing for the London Underground, by Edward Johnston ”