Gavin Shinfield

Random Typography Spot: No. 02

Onslow Road sign

Old enamel signage spotted in Guildford the other day. They don’t make ’em like this any more… I love these old gothic faces, somewhere between Gill humanism and Futura style accuracy.

Note the juxtaposition with the ‘tasteful’ incised house number. Street furniture needs a little TLC.

 

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