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Pubblicità in Italia, 1964–1965

Contributed by Timo Klaavo on Oct 30th, 2015. Artwork published in .
    Pubblicità in Italia, 1964–1965
    Source: http://www.thisisdisplay.org License: All Rights Reserved.

    Advertising in Italy is an accurate look at Italian graphic design in 1964–65 including: posters, advertising, catalogs, packaging, trade-marks and more. Introduction by Carlo Munari with collaboration from: Antonio Boggeri, Dino Villani, Massimo Alberini and Gianni Bordoli.” — Display

    The typeface in use appears to be Gemini Computer or a predecessor. The origins of this MICR-style design are unknown, but this is the earliest use we’ve documented so far. This exampel differs from later examples of Gemini in various ways: the bottom of the ‘A’ is closed in, the ‘E’ is entirely monolinear, the ‘G’ is simplified, and the numerals have unique shapes. Perhaps these are customizations by Grignani (he flipped the ‘N’ in “IN”) but these forms do appear in other publications of the day, such as 1965’s The New Improved American (Delta edition).

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    3 Comments on “Pubblicità in Italia, 1964–1965

    1. EVIL RISO PIMP says:
      Nov 5th, 2015  5:43 am

      Anyone know if this playboi got digitized ???????

    2. Nov 5th, 2015  7:49 am

      See the typeface page: Auto Mission is a digital revival. This freebie comes with a limited character set, though.

    3. Nov 15th, 2017  7:22 am

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