The typography of toledo grows in consistent and fruitfull way from its roots (see Historical Toledo) in a consistent and fruitful way.
This applies to both techniques and styles used.
The art of ceramics, never abandoned, found in lettering one of its best expressions. In street names, calle, we find some of the most creative compositions. Here the lack of useful space for the information, has been used as a pojects resource. Letters are compressed, combined and unite, as they used do in meddle age, creating new glyphs impressive recognizability and ease of reading.
In the design of this types we find the tendency to swell the terminations with big circular serif, mostly in the R, with big circular serif.
Unfortunately, no one dedicate the same attention to the number, most of them are reproduced by stencil in fast way.
We didn’t find particular trend in painted signs , just a large use of shadows and 3d, but a general simplicity and consistency in the design of the letters, sometimes with something wrong.
We were particularly pleased to find examples of engraved stone, now, almost always, are relegated to commemorative plaques and cemeteries.
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