Côte d’Ivoire Côte d’Ivoire shirts use Olembe typeface from Commerical Type: Also used for Ghana, Cameroon, and some other African nations’ shirts. Update: See Yves’ World Cup Typography.
Italy 1 – Commercial Type 1 Watching the Italy v Paraguay game, I was frequently distracted by the nice type on their shirts. Twitter revealed the answer: @ilovetypography Italy’s shirts use a custom typeface called Crepello, designed by our very own Paul Barnes for Puma. #worldcup “at last a typeface for sports designed by a […]
By Christian Schwartz Why would anyone in his or her right mind start a type foundry now? Well, to begin with, it’s often said that it’s a good idea to start a business in a recession. However, the type marketplace has gotten very crowded—there are more foundries and distributors of type in all sizes right […]
But will it fly? Perhaps the most difficult part in compiling this list is not what to include, but what to leave out. There are, then, many other typefaces that should be in this list, but aren’t. Perhaps some of your favourites from 2009 coincide with mine; perhaps they don’t — I’d love to hear […]