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Worthington Arcade Font

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Worthington ArcadeDesigner: Rian Hughes
Publisher: Device
Worthington Arcade was developed by Rian Hughes and published by Gadget. Worthington Game contains 1 design. p > Worthington Game is a classically-proportioned capitals-only type incorporating a selection of ligatures and alternates.

It loosely resembles the hand-painted architectural lettering of the 30s to the 50s, exemplified by the similarity Percy Smith's interior signs for the BBC or George Mansell's lettering for the University of London and the indications discovered on London's bridges. Nevertheless, rather than a slavish copy of any historical design, it is more an evaluation and evocation of particular idiosyncratic quirks of civic lettering of the duration, and an attempt to create a peculiarly English entitling typeface.

The round letters, for instance the O, Q and C, are wider than the perfect circle typically discovered in such designs, while the straight-sided characters, typically drawn on a square, are narrower. This provides the entire a subtle beauty that is also stressed by the raised crossbars on the H, E and F and extended lower leg of the E.

Includes old-style numerals.

Font Family: Worthington Arcade

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