Top Ten Automobile Typography September 30 2012
My Top Ten Typography list of topics that interest me...this edition, a selection of inspiring fonts/ typography from the Automotive industry.
A close up of the timeless Bugatti logo, inside the Veyron's cockpit. 'EB' are the initials of founder Ettore Bugatti, the Italian-born, French naturalized automobile designer.
To demonstrate the handling prowess of the iQ, Toyota designed a font! Watch the incredible making of here- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vwp4iOCECS8
The evolution of iconic British marquee, Aston Martin's logo, through the ages. (via instantshift.com)
The Chevrolet Camaro's 1967 Speedometer (via annyas.com)
The Chevrolet Sonic's 2011 Speedometer (via annyas.com)
Widely considered one of THE most collectible sports cars of all time, the Jaguar XKSS 1958...(via mbandf.com)
...and a close of it's typographic logo. (totallycoolpix.com)
The logo of Auto Union, four interlinked rings that would later become the modern Audi logo... Read the entire article at http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/18/evolution-of-car-logos/
VW's birth can be attributed to Hitler's promise to the people for a Car of the People (Volks)...Read the entire article at http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/18/evolution-of-car-logos/
Typefaces inspired by Detroit, The Motor City...read the article at http://opentype.info/blog/2011/10/16/hooptie-script-typefaces-of-the-motor-city/
The BMW Art Car Collection started in 1975. Each year a famous artist would give one BMW a makeover...http://www.bmwartcarcollection.com/