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Airport Düsseldorf postcard

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Jul 4th, 2021. Artwork published in .
    Airport Düsseldorf postcard
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Scan: Ye-Di. License: All Rights Reserved.

    A relatively rare Letraset face, on a split postcard from 1988, advertising Düsseldorf Airport: Titus was drawn by David Quay in two weights, Light and Medium, and added to Letraset’s catalog in 1984. Only the Light has been digitized.

    Type trivia 1: The photo at the lower right shows a jet by American Airlines, with Massimo Vignelli’s iconic livery design using Helvetica.

    Type trivia 2: After the tragic fire at Düsseldorf Airport in 1996, Brigitte Hartwig, Beate Brauner, Erik Spiekermann and others at MetaDesign devised a new wayfinding system, using FF Info Display. It had to be developed and implemented in no more than six weeks.

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