It is impossible not to be influenced by the magnificent mill buildings we inhabit. In the design department we continually dig though inherited archives for inspiration. One particular instance is the graphics and mid-century typography of the former Sprague plant.
The original Sprague logo has worked it’s way into many iterations:
Appearing often enough we decided it was time to create a full-fledged working font. With the help of former super-intern Danelle Cheney,Â SpragueFace was sketched and produced into a beautiful, multi-weight, real-deal font.
More source material:
A bonus look at the light weight:
There you have it! Are any of our readers type geeks? Let us know what you think. Have you ever made your own font?