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I've always been quite impressed by Scala Serif. It's dead-easy to make a paragraph hang together nicely with this typeface. Even colour, not too dark and not too light. Extremely readable.
Xavier Dupré's FF Yoga Serif seems to be Fontshop's "successor" type system to Scala. This is not to suggest that Yoga is somehow a replacement for Scala, but my takeaway from the marketing is the impression that Yoga is the "Scala for our time."
What I'm also noticing is how similar the two fonts are. There *are* some differences, certainly. However I find that I could substitute Yoga for Scala, at least at sizes between 9-12 point, and still conform to my original reasons for using Scala.
By "similarity" I'm not implying that Yoga is a slightly modified facsimile of Scala, but rather, that both Majoor and Dupré seemed to have pulled ideas from the same sources, and to remarkable effect.
I invite your comments.