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Road Sign Lettering

Fonts derived from the lettering or typography of road, highway, and traffic signs from around the world.

Stephen Coles
Last edited May 07, 2014
Grandiose inhabitation project

For decades, two different styles marked the streets of divided Berlin. West Berlin street signs were made using a sans serif standard that dated back to the 1930s, at least. Meanwhile, street signs in East Berlin made use of a narrow, router-based design, which was most likely developed during the 1950s. After German reunification in 1989, it was unclear what would happen to these competing... Read More

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