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Logo Redesign/Realign Starting Point

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Good day everyone,

I have been considering a realign of my families brand for a few years, and the legibility of the current logo has recently been discussed and not being ready for moving into a larger market, which we are considering.

I am an amateur at this, and before I go stumbling through this process, I was wondering if you all had any suggestions on where to start.

This is what I am starting with: http://i.imgur.com/gsk45Dz.jpg

Monmouth no.2?

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Hi all,

i'm looking to find the blackletter font attached. It appears in Dan x Solo's book 'gothic and old english alphabets' from 1984. Known as monmouth back then, but the blackletter font now also known as monmouth is completely different so the one I want is difficult to search for... any idea if this font was renamed at some point? Similar fonts accepted...

image attached

thanks

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Help with the Z and X of my modern blackletter

This typeface i'm designing is slightly inspired by black letter.
I need the decide on a better way to design the Z and X. I've tried to follow the same angles on either sides
of the letterforms, but the Z and X just aren't working... any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

thanks

The Concept of Stripping Down the Black Terminals?

Previously, I started a thread about The Concept of Stripping Down the Serifs.
Now, let's go back to time, back to the Middle Age.
I still wonder who first conceives sans serif typefaces based on blackletter calligraphy? Should I say Blackletter Sans, in other words, blackletter without terminals.
William Morris, Rudolf Koch or Tom Carnase and his <em>Honda<em>?
Some recent designers work and exploit geometric moduls combined with a heavy weight which give the flavor of blackletter: see <em>Trigot</em> or <em>Griffensee</em>.

Trouble Identifying This Font - Rounded Blackletter ?

The text is on a curve... but it should be good enough to identify. If you cannot suggest an exact match then something very similar would be very much appreciated. I'm not a font expert... but it looks like an italic rounded blackletter font with very extended and curvy serifs.

This comes from the National Bohemian Beer label.

See this link for a high resolution photo that shows the font as used on the top of the label.

blackletter in heavy metal bands

Hello.

This is my first post, I hope you can help me.

I'm making an typographic investigation about the influence of blackletters in heavy metal bands.
I've found some information but I need something specific about how was that influence and why, there's a lot of heavy metal bands like Motorhead, AC/DC and more where they use blackletter on their album covers.

There's some examples. Thanks!

Dark Angel: A New Release from Alphabet Soup Type Founders

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Alphabet Soup Type Founders and Michael Doret are proud to announce the Release of Dark Angel, a “blackletter/hybrid” font. This font had its genesis in a logo sketch for the Anaheim Angels baseball team—thus its name.
Type purists may be appalled by the lack of adherence to traditional forms, but the font should be seen as only “in the spirit of” blackletter, and attempting something that hasn’t been seen or done before—something that feels traditional, yet at the same time fresh and perhaps unexpected.

Dark Angel: A New Release from Alphabet Soup Type Founders

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Alphabet Soup Type Founders and Michael Doret are proud to announce the Release of Dark Angel, a “blackletter/hybrid” font. This font had its genesis in a logo sketch for the Anaheim Angels baseball team—thus its name.

Type purists may be appalled by the lack of adherence to traditional forms, but the font should be seen as only “in the spirit of” blackletter, and attempting something that hasn’t been seen or done before—something that feels traditional, yet at the same time fresh and perhaps unexpected.

Blackletter-Type Font Identification

Hello,

I was wondering if anyone could help us out on i.d'ing the masthead, blackletter-type font of this publication. I have no further information on the font, designers etc. Any help or close matches to this font would be greatly appreciated. I am a student who wants to use something similar in a project. (I am especially fond of the capitals, namely, the lovely 'P').

Many Thanks,

Faron G

Blackletter suggestions

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I'm looking for a blackletter, preferably bastarda, to use for display type in a book project about 15c Flemish painting. Here's the thing: I would really like to use a type of explicitly Flemish origin, and that's proving harder to find than one might expect.

The closest I've gotten is TEFF's Bugundica. It's got just the character I want, but of course isn't Flemish. It's also a little more expensive than the budget of this project can support.

Any ideas?

Examples of Blackletter typefaces used in Food Packaging or Food Advertising?

Hi folks,

I am looking for any examples of Blackletter typography used in food packaging or food advertisements. If you could send links or reference any examples, that would be most helpful.

Thanks!

Typefaces to complement a Blackletter face-HELP NOW!

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Hi all,

I am reworking a logo I created for a local Oktoberfest celebration
and I have to choose new fonts. I am using a blackletter face but
for the other subheader text, I need to pair the blackletter with
something which complements or contrasts it and not sure outside
of a geometric typeface what will work with the blackletter. I have
yet to choose which blackletter typeface I will use. Right now,
the client needs to have several choices.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Bonnie

Times Blackletter ID

After heavy google searching, whatthefont.com and searching other type databases including my own. I've yet to find any possible matches or similar Type. This "Times" is a Nameplate for a Newspaper in the Middle East. I was asked to update the Nameplate, However keeping the Traditional "Times" in tact.

So, before I take the time to recreate the type from scratch, I thought I would ask to see if anyone else had an idea of what typeface this was. (No EPS, AI, or any vector format was available. )

Thanks for your help,

Metal Type - Blackletter identities

I have just taken up letterpress printing and have bought a collection of metal founts, some of which are easily identifiable, others less so. I have two blackletter founts that have got me stumped. Images are incuded here - if anyone needs bigger, higher quality images of specific character, just ask.

If it is of any help, I have amongst the type I have just purchased, quite a few that are clearly marked from the Stephenson Blake & Co. foundry. There are no marks on the blackletter type itself, but there are one or two bits of spacing material with their mark, but I'm unsure whether the spacing was originally with the type.

Any help or advice you can give would be very useful. Many thanks in anticipation of your response.

Kind regards,

Christopher Skinner

Blackletter Compliments?

Hi Everyone, I've been trying to match my logo with a font for a while now, figured I'd ask here for suggestions seeing as there are so many pro's. I have a simple blackletter ambigram logo, picture a Lucida Blackletter connected to itself flipped, kinda like this: eǝ, to make the initials es with a cursive s. My problem is pairing this symbol with a good font for my name and other info on my business card and potentially my resume. Until now I've been using Helvetica 67 condensed medium, which is just to bland for me to keep using. Can anyone give me some pointers or suggestions on pairing fonts with blackletters?

Golondrina africana & Europea

Hi, here's a experiment series i made in blackletter, first the are two styles Africana and Europea, the difference between them is the position of a 90º angle. There is also small caps based upon some attemps in the letterings i see in the streets ( i'm from Mexico, and we use lots of blackletter for anything)ended looking like lettering of heavy metal logos.

There's a more detailed preview in behance, but the version attached here is more updated
http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Golondrina-Africana-_amp-Europea/427447