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PARADISE 77 - 87 GARAGE

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asked by dxxxt (101 points) Dec 29, 2015
Современные лестницы и ограждения из стекла и дерева
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This is Grandmaster Clash. It was made a bit thinner by the designer of the T-shirt.

Ben Goetting:

"From what I can gather from internet searches (so take it with a grain of salt) there was a tee shirt shop in Brooklyn in the 70's and 80's where this typeface orginated. The legend goes that an Old English / Blackletter typeface was simplified enough so it could be cut out of felt letters and ironed on to shirts and jackets of many a rapper and b-boy crew. From Grandmaster Flash to the Rocksteady CrewBiz Markee and Joe Strummer visiting on tour with the Clash. I couldn't find a digital version of this font anywhere so I decided to make one. With a focus on making similar replica shirts of that era - I didn't include much for extra characters but I did throw in some alternate Y's and T's based on different versions I've seen (Do you Like Big Audio Dynamite's "Y" or the version on Joe Strummmer' s "C. City Rockers" shirt?)."

answered by Het Mes Expert (809 points) Dec 29, 2015
selected by Stewf Jan 9, 2016
Het Mes

Wow thanks for your answer, agreed about 'felt letters and ironed on to shirts".

I do like Big Audio Dynamite's "Y" better!

Again BIG THANKS !!
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