Adobe CS3 icon typeface from Slimbach

The CS3 icons (discussed in John Nack’s blog) are all done with two-letter abbreviations. The lettering uses a prototype of a future Robert Slimbach typeface currently called “Gauge.”

Here’s an even larger look at some of the icons. all_cs3_mnemonics.jpg

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Thomas Phinney

Adobe type alumnus (1997–2008), now VP at FontLab, also helped create WebINK at Extensis. Lives in Portland (OR), enjoys board games, movies, and loves spicy food.

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