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Cargo design template headers

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Oct 6th, 2015.
    Counterform.png
    Source: http://cargocollective.com Cargo. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Counterform uses Streamline, one of the mid-century scripts designed by Leslie Cabarga for Font Bureau.

    Personal publishing platform Cargo offers a few dozen design templates. Several of them have placeholder header images with quite interesting type choices. Four examples are shown here. Some others feature lettering. The logo for the Amsterdam template uses custom type originally designed by René Knip for the Afrika Museum.

    Cassini.png
    Source: http://cargocollective.com Cargo. License: All Rights Reserved.

    The header image for the Cassini theme is set amply spaced lowercase letters from the Sketch style of Andreas Seidel’s Vtg Stencil Germany No.1. This font contains several alternates for each character which, combined with an intelligent OpenType flipper feature, can emulate a handmade look. Here, these alternates have not been used.

    Kennedy.png
    Source: http://cargocollective.com Cargo. License: All Rights Reserved.

    The template named after the famous U.S. president comes in one of the wider and heavier styles of Knockout, a quintessentially American typeface series.

    Warhol.png
    Source: http://cargocollective.com Cargo. License: All Rights Reserved.

    The Warhol theme references Andy Warhol’s signature stamp in Coronet Bold, as seen on the cover of The Velvet Underground & Nico.

    Typefaces

    • Streamline
    • Vtg Stencil Germany No.1
    • Knockout
    • Coronet

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