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I suspect this was drawn entirely by hand as it predates the era of digital design. You could do something similar using Photoshop and Illustrator together. First in Photoshop, create a slightly blurred image of some white text on a 50% grey background, make sure the layers are flattened, and that you have the foreground colour set to black and the ...


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Well, the thing is 'Th' ligatures aren't used anywhere traditionally. They were popularized in the early digital period by Adobe, who put them on their serif typefaces as standard. Before that they were unknown except in a few odd cases, often on script typefaces, although one early typeface that had one is Palatino Italic, by a German type designer, Hermann ...


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The full name for the family is "HBO Street Sans" (Carvalho Bernau, 2016). It was not put to use publicly until late 2018. It is not freely available, and is a custom font family commissioned by HBO Digital Products. It replaces Gotham, which was used up until that point. Street 2, by the way, is the default or "middle grade" of this font....


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If it is an actual letter O (as in type) that you want to stretch horizontally then open the character panel (Window>Type>Character) and adjust the horizontal scaling- it is the 3rd down from the top on the right side of the dialog box- this will distort the letter- If this distortion is not what you want then you can use the scissors tool (C) to cut ...


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Newspaper columns were the result of hand held type being locked in a case. EM and EN spacing was used to fill cases so type would not fall out when the case was used. Interesting is the column format makes a newspaper easier to read in a crowded public transportation train, bus, trolley as the paper can be folded so that the reader can select whatever ...


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