your favourite serif font?

file's picture


what's your favourite serif font?
(especially for use on print stuff)


nikimelon's picture

adobe garamond, it's sophisticated, easy to read and the letterforms are just beautiful :)


Queneau's picture

Hard to decide... I guess my favorites are:

• Bembo
• Sabon
• Plantin

cheerio Queneau

poms's picture

If i had to decide this today – Lexicon (
Tomorrow maybe Sabon, Stempel Garamond, Arnhem, Dolly, etc.

atw's picture


love its handmade look.

Quincunx's picture

FF Quadraat
Greta Text (although I haven't yet used it myself)

file's picture

great - some of them i haven't known before!
some more favourites anyone? :)

Endre Berentzen's picture

I would have to say the new and amazing scotch from Hoefler & Frere-Jones called Chronicle.

I've finally saved up enough to buy it;-) Pheww

paul d hunt's picture

the last serif i licensed: Feijoa
the next one i hope to: Anselm

previous licenses:

others on my wish list:

also, i'm quite pleased that Arno Pro came bundled with the latest CS upgrade.

Duncan Forbes's picture

I'm using Kris's Newzald for a couple of books at the moment... it sets nice. would like to grab Storms Baskerville Ten pro, good book face I reckon, Walbaum too.

smartalec's picture


Sharon Van Lieu's picture

Dolly is great. I have enjoyed using it.


Chris Keegan's picture

Minion used to be my "go-to" serif. Now it's Whitman. On my wish list: Elmhurst, Miller, Chronicle, Requiem, yada, yada, yada...

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