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HKB Hochschule der Künste Bern wayfinding system

Contributed by verena gerlach on Oct 18th, 2017. Artwork published in
circa 2010
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    Source: http://www.fraugerlach.de License: All Rights Reserved.

    Millcut metal signs at HKB Hochschule der Künste Bern (Bern University of Arts), Berner Fachhochschule BFH (Bern University of Applied Sciences).

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    Source: http://www.fraugerlach.de License: All Rights Reserved.

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    • PTL Tephe

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    1 Comment on “HKB Hochschule der Künste Bern wayfinding system”

    1. Oct 18th, 2017  9:04 am

      The university’s wayfinding system uses a custom version of Tephe. Unlike the retired retail font, Tephe HKB also features a lowercase and accents that are attached dir­ectly to the base glyphs. It is exclusive to the HKB.

      In October 2017, Verena Gerlach released FF Sizmo, a revised and expanded family that replaces both PTL Tephe and the related PTL Vielzweck, and combines them into one family. The family comes in upright, italic and Line styles, each in 5 weights. FF Sizmo Line includes the underlines that are featured here, too.

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