slab serif

Hi! I'm wondering if there is a default slab serif that ships with all (or most) Macintoshes? Is Courier one of these? Are there others?

Thanks in advance!

Hi friends, I am using Whitney font for headlines and I am thinking of using Sentinel for body text. Wondering if anybody has any comments about this choice since its a slab serif like Clarendon and so I am not sure if those fonts are meant more to be used for headlines reather than body text. So if you have any insights about this they would be greatly appreciated. Cheers

And here is a link to the Sentinel font:

http://www.typography.com/fonts/sentinel/styles/screensmart/

I'm looking for a new kind of Clarendon for a project I'm working on. I've been using HFJ's Sentinel for now, but I'm looking with something just a little further removed from the original Clarendon. Any pointers?

Hello, I'm looking for a highly legible font for use in body copy, cutlines, and possibly heads and sub heads for a children's magazine (ages 9-13).
I need a contemporary and friendly look . Must be easy to read, and have some character while being the neutral font to some animated display fonts.
The magazine content is science-oriented and educational, packaged in a cool, entertaining way.
Definitely not stereotypical (no Clarendon, or New Century Schoolbook as much as I like them). Because the magazine includes both genders, and softer, human content, I don't want a cold. science-y looking font.

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Bommer Slab

Hello guys, I'm writing to present my new font family called Bommer Slab.

About the Project:
Bommer project started in January of 2014 and I am happy to announce the first family - Bommer Slab - is now ready for release. This family includes 14 weights - been seven uprights and seven italics.

This font has a strong personality, that makes it perfect for use in headline sizes but means it also works gracefully within text blocks.

Bommer Slab is just the beginning: a rounded version will be launched next month (May 2014) and condensed and sans versions are estimated for the second semester of 2014.

Website: http://dootype.com/bommer

Myfonts: http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/dootype/bommer-slab/

Thanks!
Eduilson Coan

I'm looking for a slab serif with open shapes and contrasting italics. I really love Salvo Serif, with its round O and in general very open round counters: http://www.fontbureau.com/fonts/salvoserif/

However, its italics are really just oblique:

Does anyone know of a similar font with true italics?

I've just been handed an important piece of work generated elsewhere which extensively uses Bodoni throughout web and app implementation. Before I throw my toys out of the pram I'd like to go in with an alternative slab that reads well at all sizes in the digital sphere. Any suggestions/advice would be greatly appreciated.
Thankin' you in advance
Marco

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Boxcar Type Help

Need help finding a something similar to "Norfolk and Western" in this image:

http://lionelllc.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/6-29365_j611.jpg

actually, if you guys know of anything similar to the numerals as well it would be awesome

This is my first post on here,
figured it would be the place to go.

Thanks!

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Book text

I am in the midst of choosing typefaces for a book, and I just need to get out of my own head for a bit! The book is a fairly large-format (9x12), with good production values. The subject matter is largely historical, with many vintage photographs along with a smaller number of new images. There are a few sections of text, along with extended captions for all the images. So I want highly legible, not too compressed, slight vintage feel, with lots of layout flexibility, and possibly/probably paired with Avenir Next (mainly in some maps or other graphics).

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Slab Serif

Can anyone name that font?

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slab serif

Hi everyone -- here's another one I can't figure out myself that I would love some help with -- thanks in advance --

Does anyone know what typeface was used for the Cartoon Network logo?

Hi, typophiles,

Can anyone identify something close to either of these two typefaces on this book cover? (Jan Huizinga, In the Shadow of Tomorrow, 1936)?

I realize it's hand-lettered, but anything close as a starting place would be a big help - with some attention to the detail/peculiarities, if possible.

Thanks!

Anyone out there with a clue as to what this Engravers Roman-ish slab serif face is?
Western Railway is close candidate, but no cigar: http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/jnlevine/western-railway/

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Common slab serif

Hi -- trying to figure out the slab serif in this infographic -- I think this is a very common one, but for some reason I am having some trouble putting my finger on it -- I imagine you all can figure it out in 2 secs, so I thought I'd post -- thanks in advance.

I am looking for a thin slab serif that has a bit of a contemporary or "tech" like feel without being cheesy. I have looked at Apex Serif, Gingar, Soho, and Vitesse. These are all pretty close to what I want, but I am wondering what else is out there. Any ideas of other fonts in a similar vein?

Any idea what this font is?

Hi-

I'm designing a logo for a school project that is for a bird sanctuary. I am doing a watercolor wing,
and would like to figure out the proper type to go with it. I like the contrast between having
a watercolor with a slab serif, but want to see what others think.

The name is called:

Arbutus Migratory Bird Sanctuary.

Please help me identify this font. I've tried WHAT THE FONT and other sites, they don't give me the correct answer.

Thank you,
J.

Inspired by neutral slab serifs with an added twist, Slab Happy is a typographic system consisting of eight layerable fonts with infinite combinations. Slab Happy looks best when set in display sizes, but functions just as well at smaller point sizes.

The complete Slab Happy family consists of: Regular, Bold, Outline, 3D, Stitches, Fill, Shadow, and Crosshatch.

Slab Happy

Hi, I'm looking for the name of this font. Please let me know if anybody knows what font this is, I appreciate all your help.

Thanks much,

Chris

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Slab serif

Hello again!

Would like to seek help in ID'ing font in the attached image. :) Thank you!

http://www.yourlogoresources.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/quiksilver-l...
I realize that it might be custom (especially the added slab serifs and missing portions), but is there some font that comes close to this?

Thanks for your help :)

Hi Guys!

I've been really curious about the typeface in this Kate Spade email, particularly the Slab Serif - 25 % off. Does anyone know?

Thanks!

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