I Love Gill Sans: I Love Type Series, vol 05
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I Love Gill Sans: I Love Type Series, vol 05

Published by Victionary
160 pages, Softcover
6 1/4" x 9" (160 x 230 mm)
300 color illustrations, English
ISBN: 978-988-19438-7-3


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Gill Sans, a sans-serif typeface widely used today, was designed by Eric Gill in 1926; the first public usage of the typeface was that same year, when Gill used it on signage for a new bookshop opening in his hometown of Bristol.
Gill Sans gained popularity in 1929 when it was chosen by Cecil Dandridge to be used on all posters and publicity materials of the London and North Eastern Railway systems. The iconic and highly legible lettering can still be seen on everything from locomotive nameplates and station signage to restaurant car menus and printed timetables.
In 1935, Penguin Books began to use the typeface for all of its jacket designs and in recent years, Gill Sans has been adopted formally for a wide variety of purposes — from the Church of England’s publications to Saab Automobile’s sleek usage in all of its marketing materials. The BBC officially adopted the typeface in 1997, and the British Government itself followed suit in 2003.
I Love Type 05 – Gill Sans explores the multitude of unexpected ways this popular typeface has been used, subverted, and reinvented by a host of clever and inspired designers in recent years.

  • Bureau Mirko Borsche
  • Carolina Andreoli
  • Charlie Berendsen
  • Chris Svensson
  • Christian Brandt
  • Clase bcn
  • David Pearson Design  deValence
  • Doeller & Satter
  • El Studio / Pete Rossi
  • Emmanuel Plougoulm &  Château-vacant
  • Estudio Ritxi Ostáriz
  • Family / Daniel Westwood
  • Folch Studio
  • G Design Studio
  • Geoffroy Tobé
  • Gggrafik design
  • Guilherme Falcão
  • Helen Musselwhite
  • Hvass & Hannibal
  • Isabel Seiffert
  • Jack Maxwell
  • Jamie Keenan
  • Jenny Tondera
  • Josep Román
  • Jungundwenig
  • Jurgen Maelfeyt
  • Killian Loddo
  • La Tortillería
  • Lesley Moore
  • Letra
  • Maddison Graphic
  • Magpie Studio
  • Meiré und Meiré
  • Moodley Brand Identity
  • Mylinh Trieu Nguyen
  • Neil Donnelly
  • Oliver Daxenbichler  assoc.
  • Onlab
  • Pauline Nuñez
  • Research and  Development
  • Raf Vancampenhoudt
  • Simon and Lars
  • Studio Laucke Siebein
  • Studio Fernando Gutiérrez
  • Susana Londoño
  • Tankboys
  • Teacake Design
  • Tappin Gofton
  • The Click  Design Consultants
  • Toby Ng
  • Two
  • Uriah Gray
  • Will Work for Good
  • Yann Alary & Martin Selle