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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