Island Records Font

About Island Records Font

Island Records font here refers to the font used in the logo of Island Records, which is a record label founded 1959 in Jamaica by Chris Blackwell and Graeme Goodall.

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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Optima Typeface in Use

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

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