I sine mange logotyper har Ole Søndergaard
De første fonte i Signafamilien (Caps, Column
Fontshop International’s skriftbibliotek The FontFont Library, som Signa nu er en del af, omfatter skrifter af mange af tidens markante skriftformgivere, bl.a. Erik Spiekermann, Neville Brody og Erik van Blokland, og hermed er skriften ikke blot kommet i fint selskab, den får – hvad der er vigtigere – også mulighed for en international distribution.
In his many logotypes Ole Søndergaard has gradually developed a more personal and
perhaps more contemporary expression; this is the case for example with ‘Unibank’, ‘Unicon’ and ‘Eltra’. With this experience under his belt, he was awarded the three-year working grant from the Danish Arts Foundation in 1999 to develop a signage alphabet.
The first fonts in the Signa family (Caps, Column and Normal in the styles Light, Book, Bold, and Black – and with a complete series of special characters) were launched in 2000 by FontShop International (www.fontfont.de); since the launch, more fonts have been added, including condensed, extended, Slab Serif and various italics.
Fontshop International’s font library, the FontFont Library, which Signa is now a part of, includes typefaces by many of today’s leading typeface designers, among them Erik Spiekermann, Neville Brody and Erik van Blokland. Thus, Signa has not