WTF: April 2008, The Winners!

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The answer to the WhatTheFont Type Contest is: BigVesta Bold by Dutch Type Designer Gerard Unger, born at Arnhem, the Netherlands, he studied graphic design and typography and type design in 1963 at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. In 1984 Gerard Unger was awarded the H.N.Werkman-prize for all his typographic work. He has designed over 20 typefaces which are used for many purposes.

Read more about Gerard Unger at his Biography.

BigVesta Bold, download a preview of the fontfaceBigVesta Bold

Download the PDF with the correct answer to WTF April 2008 Contest! BigVesta Bold by Dutch type designer Gerard Unger a modern sans type face created in 2003 with a much bigger x-height or shorter ascenders and descenders than Vesta. Visit the website from Gerard Unger to see more information about the typeface Vesta and BigVesta. To purchase typeface BigVesta and download the specimen visit the font store.

Vesta & BigVesta by Gerard Unger

Thank you all for the great support in this name that typeface contest. Special thank goes out to John from iLT , Yves from Fontshop, Sander from Sander-s and Dave from Grainedit. This has been a huge succes and a great experience! I have used this tool to randomize the contestants.

  • Total contestants: 160 (wow!)
  • Correct answers BigVesta: 60
  • Almost correct answers Vesta: 57
  • Wrong answers: 43

Winner(s)

It is difficult to see the difference between Vesta and BigVesta, therefore I have decided to give away two prizes! First prize for answers BigVesta and second prize for answers Vesta.

First prize winner

Grand Prize Winner!
A size A3 stainless steel laser etched nameplate, engraved with your artwork. I have contacted you by email with the details, congratulations Dav, Forma! on winning the WTF April 2008 grand prize!

Second prize winner

Grand Prize Winner!
A size A4 stainless steel laser etched nameplate, engraved with your artwork. I have contacted you by email with the details, congratulations Jean-Baptiste Levee! on winning the WTF April 2008 second prize!

Click the images to see the full list, this is the list of the incorrect answers.Thx John for the mention

Thank you!

Thank you all for participating in this contest! Stay tuned for more..

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