Head over heart.

Evaluate ITC Century and Gill Sans’ potential based on their common past.

how these types match up:

ITC Century

heritage, year

American, 1975

virtues

Honor, adaptability

Gill Sans

heritage, year

British, 1928

virtues

Spontaneity, sincerity, devotion

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ITC Century

Gill Sans

decorative curl
double-story
lowercase
large ball terminals
large counters
angled tail
double-story
lowercase
straight ear
wide capitals
vertically-sliced
terminals
small counters
reevaluate options

Almost.

Ever-present in British Graphic Design, Gill Sans clashes culturally with ITC Century, a decisively American typeface used by the
U.S. Supreme Court.