Deco

looking for 1930-1950 industrial style lettering, esp. logos

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I've been looking and not really finding lettering from the 1930-1950 - real lettering, not remakes of.
The "Vespa" style is what I'd really like to find more of. Car logos have been my best resource so far,
but industrial style product or company logos would really be good. Attached is some of what I've found.
Any help would be much appreciated.
Thanks,
Dan Cotton

Calling all Typophiles! Help is urgently and politely requested!

Hello one and all.

I am here today to seek your expert knowledge in identifying the font in the image I have uploaded in this post. I would greatly appreciate any help you can give and any suggestions of similar fonts would also be of assistance.

Your (new) friend,

Wolfenswanston.

Two New Releases

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Greater Albion Typefounders have just released two new typefaces on Myfonts.

Eccles is another of our 'Early Victorian' typefaces, a series we started with the Wolverhampton family a little while ago. It might be described as 'extreme-Tuscan' in style but has a delicacy that many other Tuscan faces seem to lack. It's ideal for giving design projects a clear period feel, particularly in design and advertising work. We also see it haveing considerable application in preparing invitations to a certain type of happy event. At the other extreme, some of our younger associates have described it as 'your latest Steampunk font'. So perhaps we'll just have to settle on it having a split personality...

need something light and flowy that will go with an art nouveau tattoo

Hi there.. I've searched for months for the right font to finish off my MJ Memorial sleeve. I've done a quick search here and I haven't found anything positive about Michael Jackson, so please no comments on the subject, haha.

I have an almost completed sleeve on my left arm. It is art nouveau inspired and very colorful. I am looking for a font that can be used to finish this. I know it has to exist somewhere the way it does in my head (I can't draw or I'd just make something up myself).

It needs to be light, flowing, magical, unique AND go with an art nouveau style.

It will say "so anyway, I think we've captured some good magic here"

Type in Use: Deco / Font: Bree

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Bree was chosen as main typeface for body and titles in Deco, an ethical and ecologically aware French interior magazine.

In most cases, the body text actually uses Bree's alternate characters to ensure best legibility.

It was designed by Ljubomir Djordjevic from the French design studio Commeunarbre.

http://www.type-together.com/index.php?action=portal/viewContent&cntId_c...

Telefon, a Nordic geometric

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The best gift I got for Christmas was a book about the design of the Norwegian telephone box (1933). So I got inspired, and drew some glyphs, and all of a sudden I had a whole alphabet. I didn't look at the telephone box lettering while I drew, I wanted to make letters resembling the Art Deco style there still were a lot of traces left of in Norway until the 80s (now, there's only a few phone boxes and some street signs left), without making a derivative of anything.

I've made some deliberately naïve old-school choices, this is not a polished, modern take on a geometric sans serif.