sans serif

Paper Romantic - a narrow display face


This is the first iteration of Paper Romantic, based on a few doodles I found in the margins of an old college notebook. This is the first time I've tackled digitizing any of my little typeface experiments, so any and all feedback is greatly appreciated!

I know the /N/ feels very out of place, but I'm not sure how to resolve that. Also, I can't tell if the lowercase is working or not. Some of the letters seem to fit, while others just look wrong.

Thanks so much!

The Latest Geometric Excess from Paragraph: Circula


Announcing a new, very round typeface: Circula™. It is a simplified geometric display typeface based on circles. It contains capitals and small capitals only (no lower case), basic symbols, superior and inferior numbers and common fractions. It supports Eastern European, Baltic and Turkish character sets. The medium cut is free. Get it at Myfonts.

Tapanapantera and Dogull, what is done in one month


A month ago, mainly as personal experience, i started these two families: and

(they are temporarily there while and are offline for a while for technical reasons)

The first were based on an academic work i did 10 years ago (an analysis on how can work together the roman square captials (lapidaria) with carolingian calligraphic lowercases, in a geometric sans-serif typeface ), and the other were a research and analysis desconstruction (not a ripoff) of how better readable can be a typeface based on Gustav Jaeger's Catull in a sans-serif drawing.

(x) a common extended typeface of old electronics - Microgramma aka Eurostile Extended {Ryuk, Riccardo}

I have an old Sanyo portable cassette player, and the labels on it are in an extended typeface that was relatively common for electronics back when transistor amplification (solid-state) was a whole new thing. I'd ideally like to find a set of it in movable type, but the name of the face would be a good start. I'm sure it has plenty of clones, so if anyone knows of one, it'd do for now.

Sans serif close to meta

Hi everyone

First time here, so please forgive any noobiness.

I'm working on a interface design which have to use this typeface I'm looking for.

And I've been handed some screens from the device (see the attachments)
I've already tried without any luck.

As you may see this face is very close to Meta but it has few differences on the lowercase a, i and B.
There is also the chance that this is a exclusive custom typeface used by this client.

Any help appreciated, thanks in advance.

What body copy font compliments ITC Kabel headline?

I'm using ITC Kabel as a headline font and I'm looking for a font for the body copy that would complement it nicely. The body uses italic and roman and the type will be reversed on a dark background. So, it seems like a sans serif font would be more legible but, I don't want to use kabel for copy and I'm not sure about using two sans serif font's together.

What do you think about using two sans serif font on the same piece?

If I should stick with a serif font, what would be most legible reversed out?

(x) THE FRIGHTENED CITY 1961 A dead font?/ Bold condensed stencil sans - similar to Futura, Avant Garde {Nick Curtis, Mike Y}

I am quite hoping to identify the font from the 1961 poster for "The Frightened City." I am guessing the stencil variety was custom and is not available, however, I would be perfectly content knowing the basic font character set used here or any other information about these characters. I've been searching for a few years for this font, but with no luck. Proxima Nova condensed Black is somewhat close, but not exactly it. The Gs, Cs, and Rs are not right. Thanks much in advance!!

(x) KALEIDOSCOPE MAGAZINE FONT...STRESSED? - Linotype Octane {Florian}

check the image, its similar to salzburg and castle ef

used here

i feel like its probably custom, but i also feel i have seen other designers use it.

An Alternative Serif/Sans Serif Font to Droid?

Woah, it's been a while since I've been on here!

I've recently been checking out/using the Droid font (Google's android OS font) in a current project. Could anyone recommend an alternative which is easy to read, that has both a serif and sans serif version?

(It's main use in the project will be for a design research summary document that will be available online (for visitors/potential clients to download and print), or printed and sent out).

Look forward to your suggestions!

Cheers in advance,

"Normandie" and "Normandie Text" - Fonts up for Critique


"Normandie" is a new Art Deco / industrial sans font I've designed, named after the 1930's French ocean liner SS Normandie. I currently have nine weights done, though next I'm planning on adding a set of italics as well as perhaps a condensed variant.

Since Normandie is really only designed to work at display sizes, I've also designed a "companion", called "Normandie Text". I've toned down some of the more eccentric pieces of the original Normandie design, enlarged the x-height, slightly condensed the uppercase and altered the forms slightly to make it less "geometric". The hope is that this will read well at text sizes while still acting as a "little brother" to Normandie.

Let me know what you think!

"Roster" - New Font up for Critique


I've been working on this font for about 5 months, and I figure it's about time to get some fresh eyes on it. It's designed to work at both text and display sizes -- my goal is for it to be bold and interesting at large sizes but be extremely legible at small sizes while taking up the least amount of room.

I currently have seven different weights, though I am also planning on doing a set of obliques (I will probably do true italic characters as alternates, or vice-versa) as well as small caps/fractions/old-style figures/other OpenType features.

Let me know what you think!