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I'm a student and currently redesigning a medical magazine run by a non-profit student organization.
I'm looking for a sans serif for headings (it will also appear on posters) and a serif for long texts (2 columns).
Keywords: economical, legible, modern
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I've been working on my first typeface for the past 2 and a half weeks.
The idea was to create a type inspired by the Bauhaus letterforms but adapted to modern times.
With styles good for Display ("regular" and "bold") and others good for Text ("book" and "book bold").
I haven't set the kerning yet and there's still plenty of work to do, but I wanted your opinion about what I've got so far.
Can anyone tell me which monospaced fonts work best for printed body text?
After reading a few old posts about appropriate sans serifs to accompany classic serifs, I decided to make an attempt at designing a sans serif to accompany the Benedictine Pro face. Tentatively named Benedict Sans, here's what has been done so far for the regular weight (to be followed by book and bold):
Hello everyone. I am designing a high school newspaper for my campus, called "The Pioneer". What it pioneered, I do not know.
I've always enjoyed both Bodoni and Scotch style faces. I wanted to introduce some ‘fashion sense’ into the ‘work horse’, and get something unique. I think there's some potential to make it into a text face, eventually expand it, but I wanted to get some feedback here first. I honestly have no idea what I'm doing, folks. It just sounded like a worthwhile idea to entertain.
I've been looking at Monticello quite a bit, and referencing a generic Bodoni for logic and proportion. For what it's worth.
What do y'all think of that |Q|? and
I realize the teardrop is missing from the |g|. Bear with me.
Thanks to raph for the Monticello Specimens.
Hello! I know this an incredibly stupid font to ask you to name, but it would be nice to know. I've only seen it on Windows computers, and have seen it many times before. Does anyone know this font's name, if so... is it also downloadable?
In this specific case, this was just a screenshot I took from a youtube video. Do not mind what is says, it won't make any sense. Heh Heh.
For Immediate Release:
Alameda, CA- February 12th, 2013
Delve Fonts presents Rieven™ Roman, by Steven Skaggs.
Available now at: http://www.delvefonts.com/rieven_roman.html
In order to address those instances where the more contemporary letterforms are preferred, designer Steven Skaggs has expanded the Rieven family by creating a Roman version that can be used hand-in-hand with its predecessor, Rieven Uncial.
Yet another typeface with simplicity as it's core element. Concord is derived from a successful type family 'Accord Alternate' by giving geometric touch to it. Hence Concord is a geometric sans serif. It has large counters which enhance readability. It is available in seven different weights for emphasis.
After more than a year of hard work my new sans serif typeface Marat Sans is completed. It is a clean and lively sans serif typeface. The entire family contains of 27 styles & weights and includes many OpenType features: various numerals, alternate glyphs, fractions, superiors and inferiors, language features, arrows, case sensitive forms and many more. Marat Sans is the perfect companion for Marat, a soft and elegant serif typeface.
I'm offering a temporary discount on the font family to celebrate this release! Purchase the entire Marat Sans family on MyFonts for incredible $149 (instead of $799).
can anybody help me identifying the Serif here?
It's from the "Guimarães 2012, European Capital of Culture, Official Programme Book" by Atelier Martino&Jana.
More pictures here: http://www.behance.net/gallery/European-Capital-of-Culture-Programme-Boo...
Thanks so much,
The Mevum font, which is showcased on 26+ since 2011 becomes a whole font-family now. An extraordinary true italic with an 18° angle and appropriate bold styles complete the family.
The Indian Type Foundry is pleased to announce Tulika, a new text typeface family inspired by traditional Bengali calligraphy. It features distinctive, sinuous shapes and a high contrast between thick and thin strokes. Bengali is one of the most complex Indic scripts, requiring the design of over 700 glyphs for each of Tulika’s 5 styles. Jyotish Sonowal, in-house designer at ITF and native speaker of Assamese, did extensive research while defining the character set and included support for the Assamese, Bengali, Bishnupriya Manipuri, Garo, Kokborok, Meitei, and Mundari languages.
Helfa is a typeface that has been thoughtfully planned, lovingly drawn, and carefully crafted by Delve Withrington. Although a new, original type design Helfa will at once seem like an old friend. With a range of five useful weights and five corresponding true italics all in OpenType format, Helfa is a typeface that has what is needed to do the job right.
Helfa Regular and Italic are available for free. A complimentary copy can be downloaded from: http://www.delvefonts.com/helfa.html
We’re pleased to announce the long-awaited release of Elena from type designer and Process Type Foundry partner Nicole Dotin. Designed specifically for text and extended reading, Elena is a contemporary text face well suited for magazines, books and editorial design. Pairing the inspiration of the broad-nibbed pen with a desire for a modern page color, Elena is a face of economical proportions, moderate x-height and spare details.
Improved Text Handling and Visual Effects Library among New Features for Speeding GUI Development
Monotype Imaging, a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has launched version 2.6 of its SpectraWorks™ graphical user interface solution, a suite of tools for creating embedded GUIs quickly and inexpensively for consumer electronics devices such as printer control panels, handheld devices and household appliances.
“Developers can quickly integrate popular UI effects without having to build them from scratch, saving valuable time and resources. Text support, already a strong component of our technology, is now even stronger and more flexible with the addition of rich-text format widgets.”
Doncaster is a bold display face which emphasises legibility and clarity, but which combines those qualities with a distinctive flair. The designs have a timeless quality, making them equally at home today or even in Victorian inspired design work. All of the faces are ideal for poster work, signage or for really eye-catching but not ostentatious headings and titles. Seven faces are offered combining upper and lower case forms with incised and embossed decoration as well as an italic form.
Here is a specimen sheet showing all seven faces:
Greater Albion have jusst released two new families through Fontspring and Myfonts:
Corsham was inspired by traditional stonemason's engraved lettering designs. Designed to be used alone, or in combination with our Corton family, ithas wonderfully lively air, with distinctive lively serifs and beautifully swashed downstrokes. Four faces are offered-regular bold and black weights as well as a condensed form. All faces include a range of Opentype features, including ligatures and old-style numerals. The Corsham faces merge 'olde-worlde' charm with fun character, yet remaining clear and legible for text use.
Announcing Twitter Maze: a free Mac and PC application that generates a spiral-shaped maze based on Twitter trends from the last 24 hours.
It was originally produced for Written Images (a generative book initiative) before evolving into this simple desktop application (much more to be done...)
Feedback is welcome,
I am looking for the name of the font that is used in the text of this TV test graphic which aired during the tv station's off hours.
Been wrecking my brains, and those of some typographers I know and admire,
but none seems to know. Now we all wanna know the name.
Does anyone recognize this beauty?
Any clue to identify this font?