Designers react to the new London Underground font


Johnston100 retains the signature diamond-shaped 'tittles'

Johnston, the straightforward but elegantly quirky font found on the London Underground has been guiding commuters effortlessly for a century. Yesterday saw the unveiling of a subtle redesign for the typeface, which will help the retro font work on digital platforms.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.