When it comes to typography, Shepard Fairey tended to use a lot of geometric sans serif fonts in many of his posters and stickers. The main fonts he uses are Futura, his OBEY logo uses Futura Condensed Extra Bold Oblique and also Gotham.
If you mean the original “symbol” Obey, it looks like Futura Extra Bold Condensed Italic. The Mad Monkey campaign.
Gotham writing: Tobias Frere-Jones writing from the Obama “Hope” poster defines our era.
Because the Gucci logo has a lot in common with the Granjon Roman font. The Granjon Roman font is a transitional sans serif typeface. George W. Jones and Claude Garamond designed this typeface in 1928.
The free WhatTheFont Mobile App is the most elegant way to identify a font in the wild. Just launch the app and take a picture of the text wherever it appears – on paper, signs, walls, a book and so on. The app will ask you to crop the photo to the text and then identify each character.
Ultra bold in the 20th century. Universal images. License: All rights reserved.
Gotham in action. Despite being developed for a specific purpose, GQ’s exclusive license expired in 2002 and Gotham was later released for public use. It’s been used everywhere by brands like Tom Ford, Chanel, Taco Bell, Netflix, Starbucks, Spotify, and Twitter – even on the election campaign.
Nord Gotham Medium Font
This minimalist and modern sans serif font has got to be Gotham’s closest. Nord is a modern sans serif font with proportions similar to the original Gotham typeface. The feature-rich font comes in seven weights, from thin to black, each with its own italic version.
Gotham is a commercial font developed by Hoefler & Co. You can download the font from Hoefler’s website at https://www.typography.com/fonts/gotham/styles.