1925: Edward Johnston's instructions for the correct proportions of the redesigned Underground bullseye to incorporate the new typeface | A Brief Pictorial History of the London Tube and Its Graphic Legacy via Brain Pickings #typography

A Pictorial History of the London Tube and Its Graphic Legacy

Original drawing for the London Underground roundel symbol Design: Edward Johnston © TfL/London's Transport Museum

Edward Johnston

Edward Johnston designer of Johnston font used in London Transport signs

Johnston (typeface) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

That's not Gill Sans on all those lovely British road signs: it's Johnston, by Edward Johnston, one of Gill's teachers.

Creative Review - P22's Johnston Underground fonts

P22's Johnston Underground fonts

Original sketch of Gill Sans Bold Extra Condensed by Eric Gill for Monotype, April 5th 1937 (Photo: Jon Tangerine, Flickr)

Original sketch of Gill Sans Bold Extra Condensed by Eric Gill for Monotype, April

ITC Johnston

oddbin: “Johnston Designed by Edward Johnston, 1916 The most influential typeface of the early twentieth century, it was originally commissioned in 1916 by Frank Pick of London Underground Railways.

A Typeface for the Underground - London Reconnections

Johnston's memorial plaque in the typeface that he invented for the London Underground

Gill Sans vs. Johnston Sans: If Britain Was A Typeface - Face First Creative

Johnston Sans: If Britain Was A Typeface - Face First Creative

johnston typeface | Yangchen Lin | where Photons meet Black Holes

Edward Johnston almost single-handedly revived the art of formal penship with his major work Writing & Illuminating, & Lettering, first published in 1906 and in print ever since.

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