Lost 70s MTA Typography Manual Archived Online

Lost 70s MTA Typography Manual Archived Online
Design

Found in the office basement of design consultancy, Pentagram, employees created an archival website displaying the old school graphic design.

Daniela Walker
  • 20 february 2013

Typography nerds, rejoice! In a locker, underneath some old gym clothes, in the NY office of design firm Pentagram lay a dusty old manual. But, Pentagram employees Nike Skourtis, Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth realized that this wasn’t just an aging tome but rather a first edition of New York City Transit Authority Graphic Standards manual. They then decided to put all 182 pages online.

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