Serif Face with Locator

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Andrew E. Boardman's picture
Joined: 2 Feb 2003 - 10:04am
Serif Face with Locator
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Hello everyone.

I'm starting work on a small annual report for a nonprofit focused on education in North America. For the past few years, I've used the fantastic [[http://www.processtypefoundry.com/typefaces/locator/index.html | Locator]] and Locator Display by Process. This year, I'd like to use the Display face again but invest in a nice serifed font for text. It would be great if the new font will belong to a larger family of typefaces, but it's not necessary. The primary goal is to have a text face that will be friendly and super legible but will also share some of the modern quirks of Locator in a very gentle way. It should not call overt attention to itself and it should be a bit of a workhorse.

I've somewhat ruled out Meta Serif but I'm considering [[http://www.fontshop.com/fonts/downloads/itc/itc_mendoza_roman_complete_vp/ | Mendoza ]] and [[http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/ludwiguebele/mokka/ | Mokka]] as these are smartly crafted transitional faces. There's also [[http://typography.com/fonts/font_overview.php?productLineID=100032 | Chronicle]], which is lovely.

Any suggestions would be welcome! Thanks, in advance.

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Newzald by Kris Sowerby, available at Village. I own and use Locator — planning on buying Newzald soon…

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Andrew E. Boardman's picture
Joined: 2 Feb 2003 - 10:04am
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Bert,

Great suggestion. I'm a big fan of the KLIM typefaces and I saw Newzald when it came out. The only issue is that the x-height is a bit large relative to Locator, I think. I do like how it reads at 12/15...

AB