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Ellington Hotel Berlin

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Mar 30th, 2015. Artwork published in .
    Ellington Hotel Berlin 1
    Source: http://www.ellington-hotel.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    On first sight, these ultra condensed letterforms of equal height resemble Barcode, but with lowercase forms. With that enlongated loop of ‘g’, the logo is also reminiscent of an — imaginary — contrastless unicase variant of Empire. The overall look has a Neville Brody ring to it, see e.g. his FF Dome. One can get pretty close with the condensed styles of Flat-it’s twin families Rama Gothic (‘e’, ‘o’) and Dharma Gothic (‘t’).

    It’s the sassy ear of ‘g’ which reveals that this logo actually is a modified Knockout No. 26 Junior Flyweight.

    Ellington Hotel Berlin 2
    Photo: Florian Hardwig. License: CC BY-NC-SA.
    Ellington Hotel Berlin 3
    Photo: Florian Hardwig. License: CC BY-NC-SA.
    The illuminated sign on the facade uses caps from a wider style of Knockout.
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Schrottie. License: CC BY-SA.

    The illuminated sign on the facade uses caps from a wider style of Knockout.

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