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Lead Image

The Type Gallery series of typographic posters

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Production Method

Silkscreen

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Design

Mike Hanlon

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Printing

Fineline Silkscreening

Often the most rewarding projects are those that start out as a game or experiment and end up becoming something tangible for many based on feedback and willingness to take a risk. This poster series is a great example of a personal project that gathered enough interest to see it come to fruition at a larger scale. 

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Client

Personal Project


Quantity Produced

500


Production Cost

$7,500


Production Time

8 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

24 × 36 in.


Page Count

1


Paper Stock

Mohawk Superfine Eggshell White 80lb cover


Number of Colors

2

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Futura
Univers
Helvetica
Serifa
Garamond
Baskerville
Century Schoolbook
News Gothic
Gill Sans
Bodoni
Clarendon
Caledonia

This piece is available for purchase for $45


The Type Gallery series of typographic posters
The Type Gallery series of typographic posters
The Type Gallery series of typographic posters
The Type Gallery series of typographic posters
The Type Gallery series of typographic posters
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Project Description

A stylish/contemporary series of posters released by Canadian designer Mike Hanlon. The Type Gallery is a personal project of Mike’s featuring twelve screen printed posters celebrating the art of typography. Each poster presents one of the world’€™s great typefaces and includes the type designer, the foundry, historical perspective and a complete alphabet.

Production Lesson(s)

Originally the posters were developed for personal use but inquiries and interest caused me to expand the project and make the posters available to a wider audience. Enjoyed choosing the typefaces and working with writer Paul Michael Brunelle who researched each typeface and developed the copy that accompanies each poster. As well, Canadian Typographer Rod McDonald added his input on the copy to ensure historical accuracy. ”

Post Author

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

January 26, 2017

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Filed Under

Posters
Silkscreen

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About

FPO (For Print Only), is a division of UnderConsideration, celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.

FPO uses Fonts.com to render Siseriff and Avenir Next.

FPO is run with Six Apart’s MovableType

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UnderConsideration is a graphic design firm generating its own projects, initiatives, and content while taking on limited client work. Run by Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit in Austin, TX. More…


blogs we publish

Brand New / Displaying opinions and focusing solely on corporate and brand identity work.

Art of the Menu / Cataloguing the underrated creativity of menus from around the world.

Quipsologies / Chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis.

products we sell

Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work.

Brand New Conference videos / Individual, downloadable videos of every presentation since 2010.

Prints / A variety of posters, the majority from our AIforGA series.

Other / Various one-off products.

events we organize

Brand New Conference / A two-day event on corporate and brand identity with some of today's most active and influential practitioners from around the world.

Brand Nieuwe Conference / Ditto but in Amsterdam.

Austin Initiative for Graphic Awesomeness / A speaker series in Austin, TX, featuring some of the graphic design industry's most awesome people.

also

Favorite Things we've Made / In our capacity as graphic designers.

Projects we've Concluded / Long- and short-lived efforts.

UCllc News / Updates on what's going at the corporate level of UnderConsideration.


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