Font used in d|i|g|i|t|a|l logo?

From: Jeremy Barker <>
Date: Sat Sep 8 13:34:11 2001

The Digital logo does not use any known font because it was hand drawn
by a graphic artist. It looks very similar to the Helvetica/Univers
"Swiss" type fonts but is not identical to any of them. As someone else
has noted there is a PostScript version of the logo. IIRC it was
produced by digitising a large film master which revealed some
interesting things - for example, the two i characters aren't
identical. For producing print copy before the age of PostScript
Digital used dry transfer sheets that were custom made in a variety of

I'm afraid that I cannot help on the other font(s) used in the pdp logos
and on cabinet panels.

jb - London, UK
Received on Sat Sep 08 2001 - 13:34:11 BST

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