Glass Onion

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Title Design


Los Angeles

Glass Onion is the next chapter in director Rian Johnson's critically-acclaimed Knives Out mystery series. Daniel Craig returns as detective Benoit Blanc, this time among an all new star-studded cast, including Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson, & Dave Bautista.

We created a custom typeface for the film's title and worldwide marketing campaign. The type mixes menacing serifs with wildly playful swashes. It shares typographic DNA with its predecessor, Knives Out, while setting audience expectations for an altogether bigger, twistier, and wilder roller-coaster ride of a whodunnit.


  • Creative Direction
  • Typography
  • Branding
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Initially we explored a treatment directly inspired by our work for Knives Out

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But Glass Onion isn't precisely a Knives Out sequel. It's an entirely new chapter in Benoit Blanc's story.

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So we went back to the drawing board...

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and approached the new title like two books that sit side by side on the same shelf

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The titles share typographic DNA — sharp serifs and twisty curves — but express very different moods

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The final type mixes menacing serifs with wildly playful swashes on a rollicking baseline

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Finally, we designed a complete alphabet for the cast credits

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Coming this Holiday Season


  • Creative Direction

    Marke Johnson

  • Design

    Adam Blake & Marke Johnson

  • Typography

    Adam Blake

  • Production

    Kim Johnson


Special thanks to director Rian Johnson and producer Ram Bergman for — most importantly — making these fantastic films, and for trusting us to bring their titles and marketing to life.