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$100 re-design

$100 bill re-design modifies looks and feel of fonts .

The newly re-designed $100 bill is packed with new colors and security features. Of course anytime you create a new design for something familiar, the critics will speak. Some have suggested that the new $100 bill design is very close to the Euro. I guess maybe a little?

Notice the subtle changes to the fonts.

It appears that the horizontal scaling was corrected on two 100’s across the top – which is always a good thing (if the font designer wanted it streched, it would have been streched) Also, the lower left 100 now matches the top two for consistency. That’s good too. Design consistency creates cohesion. Unfortunately the security ribbon ruins the new look. Thoughts?

Here’s the new design:

Here’s the previous version:

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