Clearview Typeface

Clearview Typeface
Design

The New York Times magazine has a detailed look into the development of the Clearview typeface that has been developed for the US road network. Clearview has been in development for a number of years and has been the dream of one graphic designer (Don Meeker) since he was asked to design signs for the State of Oregon's scenic trails.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 13 august 2007

The New York Times magazine has a detailed look into the development of the Clearview typeface that has been developed for the US road network. Clearview has been in development for a number of years and has been the dream of one graphic designer (Don Meeker) since he was asked to design signs for the State of Oregon’s scenic trails. Meeker set out to replace the organically developed Highway Gothic with a font that could be easily seen and recognized even when bright lights were shone at it. On the original typeface, the NYT Mag says:

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