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Pelican West – Haircut One Hundred

Photo(s) by “Bart Solenthaler”. Imported from Flickr on Jan 22, 2019. Artwork published in .
    Pelican West – Haircut One Hundred 1
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Bart Solenthaler and tagged with “eurostile”. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Canadian pressing for Pelican West, the debut by Haircut One Hundred, released as a double album in 1982 by Arista Records. The original UK release featured the same sleeve.

    Design by Peter Hill, with art direction by David Shortt and photography by Gered Mankowitz. The typography exclusively features lowercase characters from Eurostile Bold. Each glyph is shown in a rhomboid, rotated by some degrees. This device of creating pseudo-italics has been dubbed rotalics. While the letters of the band name are rotated clockwise, those used for the album title are rotated counterclockwise – a contra-rotalic, if you will.

    For the release poster, Peter Hill used the same band photo and paired it with  Bold Extended and  (Letraset, 1978).
    Source: http://peterhilldesign.co.uk Peter Hill. License: All Rights Reserved.

    For the release poster, Peter Hill used the same band photo and paired it with Eurostile Bold Extended and Balmoral (Letraset, 1978).

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