Gill Sans UltraBold: Funniest typeface around?

In movieland there’s one surefire typeface for all things funny. Here’s how Gill Sans UltraBold became the unlikely king of comedy.

Gill Sans – arguably the most quintessentially British of all British typefaces, renowned for its simple, humanist aesthetic– conjures up images of bucolic shop fronts, quaint railway stations, national institutions and mid-century book covers. Yet the classical proportions of type designer Eric Gill’s most celebrated creation belie an unlikely penchant for comedy.

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Bristol but would consider flexible working for the right candidate

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