Suggestions please

Ratbaggy's picture

Howdy crew, we're currently hunting for some branding typefaces for our screen design and animation outfit called.

While we've got some type directions in place that we're happy with, I thought I'd open it out to you knowledgeable folk to offer suggestions of typefaces that might hit the mark.

As a business we sit somewhere between a creative animation studio (Frankfurter) and a sharp, design-led VFX company (modified Baskerville Old Face). While the worlds are seemingly polar opposites, we feel there might be some middle ground worth exploring.

So ... with that little tidbit of info, got any suggestions of faces?
Fire away with any questions too.

Cheers,

Paul

hrant's picture

A typeface that nicely marries opposites, while remaining highly functional:
http://ernestinefont.com/
Disclaimer: I had a hand in it.

hhp

Ratbaggy's picture

Oh nice!! This is definitely in the ball park.
very nice work.

We have also looked at Italia, though a comment was made that it seemed a bit "all over the shop".

hrant's picture

Hey, Italia is a nice idea! Makes me think of this too:
http://www.fontbureau.com/fonts/Houston/

hhp

Ratbaggy's picture

Oh dude. You're making this really tough (all in a good way).
I can see essences of Italia in Ernestine too.

We did a quick throw together with Ernestine in PS and it really looks like it could work! The uberlicious italics are what we're leaning to.

daverowland's picture

In between frankfurter and Baskerville, Rooney

Ratbaggy's picture

Oooer. That's a good one too. Thanks Dave.

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