Design 360° Magazine 76 – Street Typography
Design 360° Magazine 76: Speaking of street typography, types with different shapes and materials will spontaneously occur to many people. From the signboards of the shops, billboards, posters, bulletins, to the guide on the road and the station names of the subway, various kinds of street typography has naturally become the indispensable part of the urban landscape. Words and characters, as the major invention of human civilization, apart from functioning as the guide and explanation, also mirror the historical culture, social change, commercial environment, and the daily ecology behind the city when they grow on the street. That is the main reason that motives the editors to select the street typography as the cultural topic of the annual theme of city.