Template Gothic in MoMA’s 2011 exhibit of digital typefaces.

Template Gothic typeface

A Template Gothic “k,” embroidered in 2013 by Tuija Tarkiainen, a Finnish graphic designer. (typostitch.com)

Template Gothic typeface

Joey Buttafuoco promo by Channel 4 New York, 1993.

Template Gothic typeface

Novelty merchandise, observed in Austin, Texas in 2008.

Template Gothic typeface emigre magazine

Emigre No. 19 cover, designed by Rudy VanderLans

Template Gothic Regular

Template Gothic typeface

Template Gothic Bold

Template Gothic Bold typeface

Template Gothic Serif Experiment, 1992

Template Gothic Serif typeface

Typeface Design

Designed by Barry Deck in 1989 and released by Emigre in 1991, Template Gothic has found its way into high and low culture from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum to Joey Buttafuoco. The typeface has been written about by Rick Poynor, Peter Hall and Rudy VanderLans, and continues to show up in strange places. Template Gothic is available for purchase from Emigre.

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Skills: Typeface Design

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