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Banks  MilesPublisher: K-Type
Banks & & Miles was released by K-Type. Banks & & Miles contains 9 designs and household package choices. p > K-Type's 'Banks & & Miles 'typefaces are influenced by the geometric monoline lettering created for the British Post Office in 1970 by London design company Banks & & Miles, a task started and monitored by partner John Miles, and which consisted of 'Double Line' and 'Single Line' alphabets. The new digital typeface is a reworking and extension of both alphabets.

Banks & & Miles Double Line is offered in 3 weights-- Light, Routine and Dark-- variations attained by changing the width of the inline.

Banks & & Miles Single Line develops the less used buddy sans into a 3 weight household-- Regular, Medium and Bold-- each with an optically corrected oblique.

Although the 'Banks & & Miles Double Line' and 'Banks & & Miles Single Line' font styles are based on the initial Post Workplace letterforms, glyphs have been drawn from scratch and consist of various adjustments and impertinent changes, such as narrowing the excessively large Z and shortening the leg of the K. A number of disparities exist between the Post Office Double and Single Line styles, and K-Type has attempted to secure higher consistency in between the two. For example, a large pinnacle on the Double Line's lowercase w is made pointed to match the uppercase W and the Single Line's W/w. Likewise, the gently sloping hook of Single Line's lowercase j is adopted for both households. The initial Single Line's R and k, which were incongruously simplified, are attracted their more impressive Double Line types, and whilst the brand-new Single Line fonts are decently condensed where appropriate, rounded letters maintain the essentially circular type of the Double Line.

Many characters that were not part of the original project, such as @, ß, #, and currency symbols, have actually been created afresh, and a full set of Latin Extended-A characters is included. The brand-new font styles are a celebration of distinctive functions like the delightful teardrop-shaped bowl of a, b, d, g, p and q, and a basic level of beauty not constantly accomplished by inline typefaces.

The Post Office Double Line alphabet was utilized from the early 1970s, in different colours to represent the numerous parts of the Post Workplace company which included telecommunications, counter services and the Royal Mail. Even after the Post Office was divided into separate businesses in the 1980s, Post Workplace Counters and Royal Mail continued use of the lettering, and a variation can still be seen within the Royal Mail cruciform logo design.

Font Family:
· Banks & Miles Single Line
· Banks & Miles Single Line Oblique
· Banks & Miles Single Line Medium
· Banks & Miles Single Line Medium Oblique
· Banks & Miles Single Line Bold
· Banks & Miles Single Line Bold Oblique
· Banks & Miles Double Line Light
· Banks & Miles Double Line
· Banks & Miles Double Line Dark

Tags: 1970s, british, clean, colin banks, display, double line, elegant, geometric, inline, john miles, monoline, post office, retro, royal mail, sans-serif, signage, single line

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