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“Show Biz Kids” / “Razor Boy” – Steely Dan

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Sep 3rd, 2017. Artwork published in .
    “Show Biz Kids” / “Razor Boy” – Steely Dan
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Klaus Hiltscher. License: All Rights Reserved.

    German sleeve for the first single from Steely Dan’s second album Countdown to Ecstasy (1973), featuring both weights of Letraset’s Cut-In. The designer used underlines and some of the included alternates to turn the Bauhaus-inspired design into a semi-connected face with novel ligatures.

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    1 Comment on ““Show Biz Kids” / “Razor Boy” – Steely Dan”

    1. May 27th, 2019  9:00 am

      Here’s an ad for Cut-In designed by London-based studio Help Lock Petterson for Letraset, showing both weights with the alternate glyphs. Cut-In was designed by Maurice Schlesinger of Graphic Concept, Australia. From Modern Publicity 1974 (scan courtesy of IADDB).

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