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RBMA Radio Berlin Posters

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Sep 11th, 2013. Artwork published in .
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    From August 31 until September 29, RBMA Radio Berlin will broadcast daily from 2 PM to midnight direct from its custom-made studio on Wrangelstraße, welcoming a diverse array of essential labels, artists, collectives and the city’s best-loved music and culture journalists. RBMA Radio will also be simulcast for 12 hours a week on 100.6 FluxFM: every weekday from 8 PM to 10 PM, and Saturdays from 5 PM to 7 PM. Adding up these components will equal 720 hours of unique radio program. — rbmaradio.com/berlin

    I wonder why FF Clan was chosen over Siri here. Maybe Siri Black was not bold enough?

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    5 Comments on “RBMA Radio Berlin Posters”

    1. Ivo says:
      Sep 12th, 2013  7:33 am

      I wonder why FF Clan was chosen over Siri here. Maybe Siri Black was not bold enough?

      As far as I know, FF Clan is RBMA’s corporate typeface, but not Red Bull’s in general.

    2. erik spiekermann says:
      Sep 12th, 2013  9:37 am

      Red Bull’s corporate face is still Futura Condensed: energydrink-de.redbull.com
      Siri is used for the activities and FF Clan for the Radio Academy.

    3. Sep 12th, 2013  9:44 am

      Thank you for shedding light on this question, Ivo and Erik! I see that energydrink-de.redbull.com also uses yet another contemporary grotesque, FS Blake.

    4. Sven says:
      Sep 15th, 2013  10:08 am

      Different Red Bull projects have different identities. The Red Bull Music Academy’s identity uses FF Clan. That is why the Radio uses it too.

      Siri was originally only used for Red Bull Media House editorial product redbull.com, it was used for a greater number of websites in that ecosystem later on.

      Red Bull (not to be mistaken with Red Bull Media House) uses Futura and Garamond as corporate typefaces. FS Blake was used on the web to introduce a fresher look & feel.

      As to your question who designed the RBMA Radio Berlin posters: David Eckes.

    5. Sep 16th, 2013  6:02 am

      Sven, thank you for the information, much appreciated!

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