Driver Gothic is based on the typeface used for Ontario license plates. Although unique among Canadian provincial license plates, this face is very similar to, if not outright identical with, the face used on car plates in 22 American states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Vermont, Washington, and West Virginia.
Plywood is based on a long lost American film classic: Franklin Typefounders’s Barker Flare from the early 1970s.
The Common Comic volume is the fifth in Canada Type’s ever-growing series of comic book fonts,
which really is the expression of Patrick Griffin’s continued obsession with the genre. Common Comic
joins Collector Comic, Captain Comic, Caper Comic, and Classic Comic, all popular fonts in their own right.
Informa is a comprehensive sans serif text family based on traditional lettering in contrast, proportion, rhythm and stroke. In particular its proportions were based on a 1978 award-winning flare-serif film type called Signa, by Swiss design trio Team 77.
Rawhide is a fresh digitization and expansion of a very popular (yet uncredited) early 1970s film type called Yippie, which was commonly used in wild west cartoons and comics.