Paul Barnes does it again


One of our favorite typographers, Paul Barnes (Hampsten Cycles, Kate Moss), is also the bloke responsible for the font used on many of the World Cup jerseys:

“Soon after the Commercial Type Twitter feed revealed “Italy’s shirts use a custom typeface called Crepello, designed by our very own Paul Barnes for Puma.” Erik Spiekermann commented “at last a typeface for sports designed by a proper designer.” And that wasn’t all, because “Paul also designed another typeface called Olembe for Puma, which is used on Ghana, Cameroon, and some other African nations’ shirts.” I conducted a mini-interview with the designer of both typefaces.”

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And Paul, your bike is shipping soon, just waiting on a saddle…

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