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Playbill and ITC American Typewriter

Noah Nazir
Last edited July 31, 2018
ITC American Typewriter
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Playbill font was designed by Robert Harling in 1938 and the font first appeared with the foundry Stephenson Blake. The figures are based on those of the so-called woodtypes, a style made popular through use on wanted posters in westerns. Adrian Frutiger's Westside is a similar font. Playbill is as rough and ready as the Wild West of which it is reminiscent and its robust figures are a... Read More

Robert Harling
Linotype 1938
Joel Kaden and Tony Stan
ITC 1974