60 WTF Typeface designs! Nick Garrett London Sign-Writer

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A New Signwriter’s Font from Nick Garrett

NGS has started restoring a collection of fonts that I have personally worked with over the past 36 years as a serious Signsmith (www.nickgarrettsignwriter.com).  These include a restored version of Johnston, a Standard writer’s extended bold block and a classic honours board Roman.
First off the board is the Johnston restored version here.
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Below you’ll find over 60 first-class typefaces for corporate design. Please notice that they are not free; however, we’ve focused on typefaces which are definitely worth spending money on. So which typefaces are “bulletproof”? What fonts can be used effectively in almost every Corporate Design? And what are the options for unique, but still incredibly beautiful typefaces? Let’s find out.

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60 Excellent Typefaces For Corporate Design

The Haptic family is a sans serif typeface which was optimized for use in small sized text. It serves well in attention seeking headlines. Comes in Roman and Italic with seven weights each. Type & Graphics by Henning Skibbe.

Professional Typefaces - Type & Graphics by Henning Skibbe

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Traditional London Signwriter Nick Garrett: Gallery Ted Baker – NGSigns

See – New sign panels for new Knightsbridge shop – Opening June 2012.

Quickview of recent mural design project for Ted Baker.

Case History of new Ted baker store interior… hand painted signage NGS

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For Ted Baker – London Signwriter Nick G, NGS

Chalkboard Ted Baker - Nick Garrett traditional signs

NGS completed 11 in-store traditionally hand painted sign panels for Ted Baker’s flagship store in Bluewater Kent. The brief was to bring a rich hand painted feeling to the logos of several themed interior settings, using layouts produced by the in-house design team.
The nostalgia ”Tedbury” concept included various village shop sets with quaint English vintage signwriting – a tea shop, a butcher shop and a pharmacy staging… These interior wall and ceiling sets were literally designed as room spaces then ‘de-constructed’ or dissected, with walls displaced creating a broken visual constant: a shifting continual context around the store… heaps of mirrors assisted the whole shabaz, The mix of Goth typography and Victorian ornamentation made the writing fun and after we went over with a distress rub down and glaze, the panels really looked the part.
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