8 February, 2008
Politics Without Gotham
Typeface: Knockout No. 48
Not all political typography has to be set in Gotham (though it seems that way) — here for example are some calls to action by Shepherd Fairey that don't use any Gotham at all. They use Knockout No. 48.
Designers in Louisiana, Nebraska, Washington, and Maine have primaries this weekend; Virginia, Maryland and DC, you're up Tuesday. This means you. —JH
6 February, 2008
A Banner Day
Typeface: Gotham Condensed Bold and Black
Primary season means banner headlines, and banner headlines mean condensed fonts. Above, some of our favorite Gothamophiles working hard to cement Gotham's connection to politics; here's Gotham Condensed being put through its paces at a range of sizes. Scott Goldman wins the size prize at The Indianapolis Star — and his state wasn't even voting yesterday!
We'll post some political front pages from the New York papers, provided they ever stop talking about the Superbowl. —JH
4 January, 2008
A Change We Made
Typeface: Gotham Bold