Hello Typophiles,

I'm working on a book that draws a lot from old hard-boiled detective fiction, and a typewriter font just feels right. But ITC American Typewriter doesn't—too big, not quite low-tech or yesterday enough.

Problem is, as I try and run down other typewriter fonts that might work better, most (for obvious technological/historical reasons) don't have an italics variation. I have reluctantly concluded I do need to use italics at certain points, and therefore am having an even harder time finding the perfect font.

Please, can you knowledgeable folks throw me some recommendations for fonts that can pass as reasonably reminiscent of old-school typewriters, yet depart from that enough to have a proper italics variation included?

Thank you in advance!

I´m looking for the font of this logo.

Especially for the font of "Schaffhausen" and "Entdeckungsreise".
Can you help me, please!

Kind regards

Hi all, I'm currently looking for a Tuscan typeface that's either extended or thin. All of the searches I've had only brings up standard tuscan fonts. Any suggestion/recommendations would be HIGHLY appreciated. :)



Did Somebody know, what that Script Font is used in the Pirelli Art-Movie from 1965?

(The Tortoise and the Hare)

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Hi everyone,

Wondering if anyone else is having the same problems searching the Typohile forums? Every search term I enter comes back with a "Page Not Found" error. Even the word "font" produces this.

I'd love a quick solution to this one, if it exists, because I rely on these forums for info when I encounter technical probs, as I'm sure many others do.

Cheers, Wayne
Australian Type Foundry

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