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Some things to keep in mind before you post or offer critique

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Dosis font - Edgar Tolentino and Pablo Impallari.

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Hello everyone,

I'm currently looking for information regarding the font 'dosis' by Edgar Tolentino and Pablo Impallari.

I'm working on a university project, creating a typographic specimen and I'm looking for as much information about the font as possible, in particular, what it was originally designed for and where the name came from. If anyone could help that would be extremely helpful.

Kind regards and thanks in advance for your help!

Hayley

Classification of Roboto

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I wonder how Roboto should be classified. Is it a grotesk, a geometric sans serif, a humanist sans serif? In any case it is a lineal sans serif, but I am wondering about the contextual category.

If you ask me, it’s a hybrid, with classicist grotesk (lowercase a and as, and uppercase S, C, G) with elements of a humanist sans serif (lowercase e, g, etc.). What do you think?

http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/roboto

Chromebook PIxel: an expensive 239ppi web browsing "netbook"

chrome.blogspot.com/2013/02/the-chromebook-pixel-for-whats-next.html

By comparison, Surface Pro is 207.82 ppi and a MacBook Pro 13" is 227 ppi. My iPhone 4s, by comparison stands tall at 326 ppi, although the next generation of phones (like HTC One) should pass it by.

Should I switch to the metric system when discussing this?

FENIX (Free serif typface)

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Hello Typophiles!
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We are proud to announce our new release!
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"FENIX" by Fernando Díaz: a FREE typeface specially designed for display and long texts, it has it’s fundations based in calligraphy, with strong serifs, and rough strokes. Its proportions have an objective to gain space in height and width. Itís elegant at large sizes and legible at the same time, with a lot of rhythm in small sizes.


Google now understands f-ligatures

Google now has the reading abilities of a teenager and can read f-ligatures: “[T]he characters fi can... be represented as two characters (f and i) or a special display form . A Google search for [financials] or [office] used to not see these as equivalent – to the software they would just look like *nancials and of*ce. There are thousands of characters like this, and they occur in surprisingly many pages on the Web, especially generated PDF documents.