(x) black geometric "23" - Blippo, various {Jared, gang}

stevo's picture

howdy,

anyone have any ideas about this little puppy:

23

i'm afraid these are the only characters i have.

cheers

hrant's picture

That's because you're not family.

hhp

Stephen Coles's picture

Funny Hrant.

Here are some alternatives:

Blippo Black from URW...
http://www.myfonts.com/Testdrive?p=96&s=23&id=3624&submit=display

Elsner + Flake sells a 5 weight family
including a way cool "Triline" style. I think
Fontworks sells their stuff but type.co.uk is
down as I write this. Eyewire.com doesn't show
the E+F Pump.

Oops, wait... Precision Type has 'em all...
http://www.precisiontype.com/fontsearchres.asp?n=0&tf=0&s=1&results=25

and here's a double line version by Mecanorma...
http://www.atomictype.co.uk/mecanorma_page.html

In short, for old school obscure foundries
like E+F, Mecanorma and URW++ you can always
check the big vendors:

AtomicType - http://www.atomictype.co.uk

PrecisionType - http://www.precisiontype.com/

MyFonts - http://www.myfonts.com

Fontworks - http://www.fontworks.co.uk/

FontShop - http://www.fontshop.com

stevo's picture

you rock my world!

thanks everyone

Jared Benson's picture

I believe that is Pump, designed by Phillip Kelly, part of the ITC library. ($39.95)

The ITC site reads as follows:
Designed in the Letraset Type Studio in response to the renewed interest in the simple, geometric, sans serif Bauhaus style from earlier in this century. Pump has endured over twenty years and remains one of the best typefaces of this style in use today. For maximum effect, Pump should be set closely.

http://www.itcfonts.com/itc/fonts/detail.asp?sku=ITC2292

Jared Benson's picture

Hmm. I also found a listing for the same font, sold through URW++ (http://www.urwpp.de). It says it's designed by Bob Newman and sells for $49 per weight. I couldn't find a family price.

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