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Frank Pick and the Johnston typeface

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Andrew Johnston

The October 2022 LHRG meeting will feature a talk by Andrew Johnston, grandson of Edward Johnston on the development of the iconic Johnston typeface for the Underground and its development for use on bus destination blinds.

The meeting will be held at 18.00 for 18.30 on Thursday, 13 October 2022 at TfL, Palestra, 197 Blackfriars Road, SE1 8NJ (opposite Southwark tube station, buses 40, 63).

289A ST974 2

A variety of Johnston and pre-Johnston typefaces in use on ex-Tilling ST974 in 1934.

289A ST974 2

Photo from MORiL 11A, © Getty Images


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