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    Hello graphic designers,

    would anybody know which typeface is represented on these signages, your closest bet

    https://www.shutterstock.com/image-p...G9T7OnZ0A-1-26

    https://www.shutterstock.com/image-p...G9T7OnZ0A-1-44

    thank you

  • #2
    Garamond Small Caps on the Rue du Port.
    No idea on the other but it is not one suitable for directional signage.
    Last edited by PrintDriver; 07-03-2017, 06:51 AM.

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    • #3
      thank you print driver. It does strike as a Garamond. However I noticed that the signage that attracked my attention most was these following:

      http://w5.montreal.com/mtlweblog/wp-...8/IMG_2785.jpg

      http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1166/...a9ef2ed566.jpg



      the S and a are peculiar, so is the serifs which are completly oblique and thin. any idea of what it could be anybody?

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      • #4
        Try University Roman.

        Gonna say it again, that font is not suitable for wayfinding. Somebody ''had an idea''
        Then again ADA standards in Canada may be different than the US.

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        • #5
          Thank you PrintDriver, this seems to be it. I do agree with you that it is not a sign for waydinding. This is different maybe because this is quebec, which as different laws then the rest of Canada. Maybe a graphic designer had an idea.

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