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Most interesting thing i've read lately: The Euroface Font.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by imported_Tesseract, Feb 9, 2004.

  1. http://www.typotheque.com/images/arrows.gif'>

    [b]In 1994, the members of European Parliament urged the creation of a new comprehensive road typeface system, the development of a ‘general high recognition and perception font’, and recommended adoption of uniform design practices...[/b]
    [url=http://www.typotheque.com/articles/euroface.html]Read Up[/url]

    If anyone can find that font?!
  2. Ski Mask

    Ski Mask 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 11,114 Likes Received: 209
    thats fucking brilliant. but would each set have duplicate type, so if you arent whizzing by at 120 you can read it legibly?
  3. gfreshsushi

    gfreshsushi Senior Member

    Joined: Sep 21, 2003 Messages: 2,244 Likes Received: 1
    i don't know, i've been reading aldous huxley's "island" and it seems a lot better than that silly font.
  4. ClueTwo

    ClueTwo Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 30, 2001 Messages: 9,030 Likes Received: 123
    It seems weird that you have to hualing ass to see it clearly. What if there's a road jam and people are moving slowly? Do those signs only apply to 100kmh drivers only. I don;t think this is going to go much further..:eek:
  5. SteveAustin

    SteveAustin Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 12, 2002 Messages: 7,042 Likes Received: 2
    that's really interesting. I'd like to see pics of the signs when and if they go up. Video at speed and another going slow as well.

    Part of me just wonders if its getting higher scores just because its different.
  6. ledzep

    ledzep Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 21, 2002 Messages: 146 Likes Received: 1
    it's a cool idae, but like Cluetwo said, i dont see it going anywhere.
    but the again who knows, thats what they said about the airplane, the car and the beatles, so bottom line i dont know.
  7. !@#$%

    [email protected]#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 623

    they should make road signs where you have to blur your vision and refocus to get the 'hidden' image..

  8. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    "..study performed by prof. E. Bügleichenhaus and his multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, engineers and graphic designers."<extreme nerdism.
    also the tests done by the team of russian typographers at the arctic circle..?!
    shit is fucking nerd city. good find.
  9. Nerd city. hahaha

    dude,did you check the Nike Air Pheromones?
    official nerd shoe 04'
  10. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    i read dude's comments at the bottom..
    reminds me..
    poor helvetica..there was a big, fancy typography
    conference in vancouver last year..the subject?
    'is helvetica dead'.
  11. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    i wear flipflops.
    all year.
    even now in winter.
    i fill my footwear nerd
    quota by rocking flops
    with dress socks.
    sometimes i bust
    out argyle socks.
    word nigaro.
  12. TEARZ

    TEARZ Guest



    what about these?:
  13. TEARZ

    TEARZ Guest

    ^^^ i was joking but now i really want those.... :confused:
  14. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    those dunlops are bangin' dunlopsz.
  15. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30