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Old 11-11-2009, 08:04 PM   #29
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If you have an eye for design, whether it's print, web, mural or Airstream renovation (hehe) it is just another page with slightly different "rules".

I am in print advertising myself for FT career but design websites on the side and yeah, I agree. Dreamweaver is also my tool of choice for website design. I still design my pages using Photoshop for pure flexibility and then translate them into DW or Flash afterward, working out how to keep the same design integrity and integrate the functionality... Sorry to get this thread so off-topic.
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Old 11-17-2009, 09:35 AM   #30
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Font 70's model Airstreams

Anyone have the font for the 70's model Airstream's.

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Old 11-17-2009, 08:17 PM   #31
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Our 1979 has the following logo. I am not sure if all "70's" models were the same logo or not.

The one above looks to be either Helvetica Neue Black, maybe 93 or a Univers Black Extended 73 with a wide outline (for the frame).

The script logo on the side:

I am not sure on this script font, there are so many out there with slight variations. I tried to find a good match with the cap "I" but none that I found match 100%. Vladimir Script was close.
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Old 02-20-2010, 06:14 PM   #32
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Nameplate Homage to Wally's Trailer

After seeing a photo of Wallty's trailer with a nameplate on the inside to show when the door is open, I decided that one of the 1950's namplates like he used (using the font this thread is about) would look just fine in my 1983 Excella door. They are just the size for the door, and the art deco font looks just fine to me. I'm a big deco fan anyway. VTS had nameplates on sale this month, so I no longer had an excuse for not getting one.

Now I just need to locate a girl in a bikini to stand in my doorway like Wally did.
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Old 02-20-2010, 08:08 PM   #33
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Usefull Website

Here is a great website for this type of thing. In printing and graphic design it is very helpful at times. You can upload a scan of a typeface and it will try to match. If your not satisfied you can submit to other experts to see if they can find a match.
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Old 02-21-2010, 12:01 AM   #34
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Brad,
I know nothing about fonts, or graphic arts at all . Though I love to look at that art.
I like your set of "art deco" characters.
Am curious though why the H does not have a tail on the left side of cross-bar???
Also wish you would add an ampersand. [&] if you ever get the time.
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Old 02-21-2010, 08:49 AM   #35
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Both good points DD. I've added the crossbar extension and an ampersand as requested.

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Old 05-07-2012, 07:45 PM   #36
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Send me direct photos of what you want, i,ll send you .ai files in a couple days. Ig you need dxf, let me know ahead of time. Wagnerrick@me.com. wn a sign shop, i'll be able to whip em up.
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Can you make etched aluminum aka originals?
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:35 PM   #38
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Can you make etched aluminum aka originals?
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You do know that very high quality etched aluminum reproductions are available, right?

At least in the 1950s style this thread is about. 1960s too, for that matter.
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Hi There...if you still have the Airstream font on your desktop, could you email me a copy? Thanks
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Hi There...if you still have the Airstream font on your desktop, could you email me a copy? Thanks
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Unfortunately, to the best of my knowledge, no one has made a font of the shapes. flyfshr put up a pdf with the shapes in an earlier post, but they haven't been made into a font. I'd like it myself. OpenType please.

It would be nice, but font making software is pricy and few people have much use for it.

Kudos again, flyfshr. Excellent job.
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:40 PM   #41
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Oooh! Oooh! How cool would it be....

...to have little engraved tags with that font for light switches and stuff!?
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