Island Records Font

About Island Records Font

Island Records is a record label founded 1959 in Jamaica by Chris Blackwell and Graeme Goodall. It now operates as a division of Universal Music Group (UMG).

The font used for the Island Records logo is probably Optima Roman designed by Hermann Zapf in 1958. The font is a commercial one and you can view more details about it here.

An updated logo of Island Records was released in 2014 and the logo was probably designed based on Trade Gothic Bold Condensed.

Island Records New Logo (2014)

Island Records New Logo (2014)

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In addition to Island Records, Optima typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers, etc., including: Just What You Need, The English Patient, Game Change, Lojas Renner, Theme Hospital, Where Do You Want To Go Today, Queen Raquela, Estée Lauder, Ernst & Young, Pandora Logo, Taco John’s, Where’s Wally, Aston Martin, First United, The King of Comedy.

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