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AEG Thermofix ad

Photo(s) by “altpapiersammler”. Imported from Flickr on Aug 1, 2015. Artwork published in .
    AEG Thermofix ad
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    3 Comments on “AEG Thermofix ad”

    1. Nov 11th, 2016  5:58 pm

      ist the typeface of the AEG logo available?

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    2. Nov 11th, 2016  10:48 pm

      Image taken from a virtual exhibition about Peter Behrens, compiled by Christos Vittoratos.

      Tobi,
      No, to my knowledge, this alphabet has never been made into a proper typeface, neither in metal nor in digital form. Kronen-Mediäval halbfett (Ludwig & Mayer, 1926) is a metal typeface that comes close in some details like ‘A’ and ‘E’. Unlike the less similar Windsor, it is not available in digital form, though. Peter Behrens’ Behrens-Antiqua (Klingspor, 1907) shares a few skeletal traits, too, but is different in the clothing. My recommendation is to take a look at Henriette. In its bolder weights, this cutie has a similar chubby feel.

      By the way: After more than a century, the iconic logo by Peter Behrens has recently been replaced.

    3. Nov 14th, 2016  1:56 pm

      Thanks a lot for this extensive reply

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