Michael Gills designed Avalanche Script after being inspired by examples of Hermann Zapf’s calligraphy from his book Hermann Zapf and His Design Philosophy.
And to echo Zapf’s own philosophy, Gills used his understanding of historical forms to create a fresh, modern interpretation.
Designed during the late 1930s for American Typefounders, this all capital sans serif typeface has experienced a recent revival in popularity. The slender geometric letterforms provide a hint of the Art Deco period, but its application potential is far broader. Iris offers a look of refined elegance, particularly when the letters are widely spaced.
This all capital, classical looking display Roman typeface was designed with an open engraved effect throughout. Suitable for use alone, or in combination with most of the established classical Roman typefaces. Isis is appropriate for a spectrum of headline applications where a look of quality and excellence is desired. Created by Letraset Studio’s noted type designer Michael Gills.
Prague is a strong, angular Roman typeface with classical overtones. It is suitable for use across a wide spectrum of advertising work requiring a traditional or classical approach. The exciting vibrancy of this typeface typifies Letraset Type Designer Michael Gills' work, who was stongly influenced by the Czechoslovakian designer Oldrich Menhart.
Unique and effective, Katfish is in a script style category all its own with its sharp, irregular style and imaginative characters. Initial capitals support a bouncy lowercase abundant with alternative, ligatured letters and swash elements. Adding to the fun are charming cat, fish and dolphin illustrations. Created in the Letraset Type Studio by Michael Gills.
An adaptation of the original Hand Drawn typeface from the Letraset range by Michael Gills. A set of numerals has been added to complete the font. Hand Drawn evokes all the charisma of 1950’s brush lettering and should be set closely for maximum impact.
These unique and handsome embellishments were developed in the Letraset Type Studio by Michael Gills and Colin Brignall to complement the Fontek Typeface Library.The collection is an excellent creative resource and offers an exciting range of styles from classic, art nouveau and art deco to calligraphic and copperplate.