20th Biennale of Sydney Display Typeface, 2 by For The People for Biennale of Sydney

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20th Biennale of Sydney Display Typeface, 2

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Agency For The People
Director Andy Wright, Damian Borchok
Executive Creative Director Jason Little
Designer Ben Walker, Jason Little, Sam Mcguinness, Olivia King
Typographer Mathieu Reguer
Released October 2016

Awards

D&AD 2017
Crafts for Design Typefaces Graphite Pencil
Crafts for Design Typography for Design Wood Pencil

Credits & Description

Agency: For The People
Client: Biennale of Sydney (NGO)
Typographer: Mathieu Reguer
Designer: Olivia King
Designer: Ben Walker
Designer: Sam Mcguinness
Designer: Jason Little
Executive Creative Director: Jason Little
Design Agency: For the People
Artworker: Andrew Sanney
Director: Andy Wright
Director: Damian Borchok
Curator: Stephenie Rosenthal
Brand Director (Client): Terry Harding
Description:
The theme of the 20th Biennale of Sydney was titled 'The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed’. Situated at 7 key locations as 'embassies of thought’, each venue has is its own identity, behaviours and characteristics. BOS Embassy is a family of 7 display typefaces, designed around each embassy sub-theme. Each glyph set works in conjunction with the other 6 by occupying the same glyph window and therefore tone of letter. This allows a coherent set of characters with very different and recognisable forms, to interact and create a dialogue.