Limited to 1000 copies, Football Type by award-winning designer Rick Banks tells the typographical tales of the beautiful game. The book reveals the stories behind why Johan Cruyff wore the legendary No. 14 shirt, the influences behind Real Madrid and Barcelona’s shirt number designs and more.
Real Madrid, Manchester United, Chelsea, England, Liverpool, The FA, adidas, PUMA, Umbro and Nike all contributed to the rich history of typography in the sport.
The book comes in 5 different editions: Gold, Red, White, Blue and Black ranging in price from £30 to £50. Each cover is hand printed with official Premier League lettering. The book features contributions by 180 Amsterdam, Adidas, Barcelona, Chelsea, MADType, Nike, Ruud Bann, Vasava and Sander Neijnens
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