A relatively rare Letraset face, on a split postcard from 1988, advertising Düsseldorf Airport: Titus was drawn by David Quay in two weights, Light and Medium, and added to Letraset’s catalog in 1984. Only the Light has been digitized.
Type trivia 1: The photo at the lower right shows a jet by American Airlines, with Massimo Vignelli’s iconic livery design using Helvetica.
Type trivia 2: After the tragic fire at Düsseldorf Airport in 1996, Brigitte Hartwig, Beate Brauner, Erik Spiekermann and others at MetaDesign devised a new wayfinding system, using FF Info Display. It had to be developed and implemented in no more than six weeks.