Jump to content

A font similar to Rika Bold, but what font is this?


noodlez

Recommended Posts

noodlez

Does anybody have an idea what font was used for "ComposTumbler"?  I found Rika Bold which is close, but would need some work.

Thanks for looking into this.

NZ

 

compostumbler font image white bg.png

Rika Bold - almost.png

Link to post
George Thomas

I haven't found the exact font, but this is someone's version of the California Grotesk font style which was current in the seventies/early eighties. I believe the bottom line is the original and I believe the top line is the same font, but stretched. Both appear to have had a stroke added, OR an effort was made to make a fake bold by layering clear film between a negative and the light-sensitive receiver. Either of those two techniques could have caused the round corner look.

Similar to this: https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/urw/california-grotesk/

The California Medium URW Grotesk spacing is a fairly exact match for the bottom line shown above.

::EDIT:: — I just found a much closer match: Europa Grotesque Bold, available at myfonts.com.

Link to post
noodlez

@George Thomas. Thanks for looking into this! I had a quick look at the 2 fonts you suggested, but believe that Rika Bold is much closer to what I need to find.

I also just realized that my images might be misleading. I am looking for the font you see in green lettering, the black version is Rika Bold, a font I found to be a close match [workable], but it's not exactly the same. 

Thanks again
Noodlez

Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. You can also check out our Privacy Policy