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BBC Font

Discussion in 'Font Forum:' started by imac3184, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. imac3184

    imac3184 New Member

    A question from a colleague of mine that I couldn't answer - what font do the BBC use for their website?
  2. dedwardp

    dedwardp Member

    Verdana for the main content.
  3. printbar

    printbar Active Member

    And gill sans for the logo.

    The site looks an awful lot like it's a plone site to me - can anyone confirm?
  4. imac3184

    imac3184 New Member

    Many thanks!
  5. sthomas

    sthomas Member

  6. squeezee

    squeezee Member

    Plone doesn't list it?
  7. Dave L

    Dave L Well-Known Member

    Gill Sans is the corporate font, one assumes for the (quite smart) reason that Eric Gill created the sculpture of Arial which sits above the door to broadcasting house.

    Great sculptor, great typographer but, as we now know, a ferocious pervert.

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