Iconic Transport for London logo undergoes subtle redesign

Transport for London typeface

This is the original Johnston font designed in 1916

The typeface used on all Transport for London signage has become an iconic retro font, but it's set to change for the first time in 100 years next month. Designed in conjunction between TfL and Monotype, the new font is a super-subtle update of the original Johnston wordmark.

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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.