Bevel Font History

Hey Guys,

I was wondering if anyone could help me. I am looking into the use of Bevel fonts (see example image below) and I am struggling to find a history of the font - where it came about/why it came about/any decent foundries that specialise in Beveled fonts.

If anyone knows anything about Bevel fonts i'd really appreciate it.


New: FontCreator 7.5 Supports Multi-Color Fonts


2 Aug 2013 — High-Logic today released an update of FontCreator, introducing new tools for creating scalable multi-color fonts.

As announced earlier in the General Discussions forum (Windows 8.1 Preview color font support), Windows 8.1 will come with a new multi-color extension to the OpenType font standard. FontCreator is the first font editor which supports this powerful technology.

Full details and a http://short video which shows how to create color fonts can be found on the High-Logic website:

Font Usage & Licensing Survey - Respondents Needed!

I am collecting information on the ethics and legality of digital font usage for my undergraduate thesis using a survey. I'm focusing on students, instructors, and professionals who are involved in the design community. I've received over 80 responses so far, but am looking for as many as I can obtain, so please feel free to share with your friends or colleagues!

If you would like to offer any additional resources/information in regards to these issues, please contact me at:

The link is below, and the survey takes about 5 minutes to complete. Thank you in advance!

astroluxtype's Koo Koo Puff new font release


Does the world really need one more vernacular pop culture typeface? We here, at astroluxtype shout a resounding yes!

Sure, you can find the apex of fine font design that will have your mind and eyes burst with joy at the level of sophistication and craftsmanship they exhibit- Koo Koo Puff Condensed and Light Condensed are not one of those fonts. But if kooky goofy is your thing, we're selling it at the astroluxtype booth.

Rieven Roman by Steven Skaggs


For Immediate Release:
Alameda, CA- February 12th, 2013

Delve Fonts presents Rieven™ Roman, by Steven Skaggs.
Available now at:

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.

Information about Univers e Futura greek version?

We are looking for a project, Univers and Futura in Greek.
We found several solutions, but will need:

Futura Std Book
Futura Std Light
Futura Std Light Condensed
Univers LT Std 47 Light Condensed
Univers LT Std 47 Light Condensed Oblique
Univers LT Std 47 Bold Condensed
Univers LT Std 47 Bold Condensed Oblique

Let us know websites where you can buy or where to download.
Thanks for your cooperation.

Designing a font family with layerable weights. What am I getting myself into?


I'm designing a typeface family with three optical sizes (36pt, 72pt, and 144pt) and a few layerable weights per each optical size. I've been experimenting with how I can make each weight line up when layered on top of each other and I'm starting to pull my hair out.

I thought having the same width and left/right sidebearing info would be enough, but that's not the case. Since the weights aren't the same width (I have a regular weight and a 3D weight, for example), having the same metric info results in them not lining up.

New video is up: Top Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Fonts

This great little video, The Top Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Fonts, from type designer and lettering artist Jill Bell, has ten tips to help you get to know, love and use fonts better.

The video was revised and abridged from a presentation Bell gave at regional AAF Conference. Bell has designed fonts for ITC, Monotype and Adobe as well as numerous proprietary fonts for companies. She has judged Linotype and the Type Director's Club's font design contests, and spoken worldwide including at many type conferences.

Font statistics


I feel like this must have popped up on this forum somewhere but can't seem to find anything. I'm interested in statistics on font use on the internet/computer. Things like how many fonts the average user has on their machine, how many different ones are used on websites (now that this is possible) and so on. Can anyone point me to reasonably reputable source/article? (I'm actually trying to create my own font - - but I'm also interested in the broader issue of typography on the web.)

Thank you very much,

FontBank Font List

Hello Typophiles, I'm looking for an exact whole list of 330 typefaces from FontBank, Inc; Anyway, If there's any questions, let us know, and everyone will post it.

Anyway, here is a list of approx. 330 typefaces from FontBank, Inc. - all in complete alphabetical order:

• Abbess
• Acappella
• Acclamation
• Acclamation Italic
• Accord
• Acme
• Acropolis
• Addled
• Alfredo
• Alison
• Altoona
• Amethyst
• Andorra
• Anglophile
• Anthony
• Anthony Italic
• Antic
• Appleby
• Articulate
• Aubrey
• Author
• Autumn
• Ballet
• Ballet Engraved
• Balthazar
• Banderole
• Bandicoot
• Bangle
• Baskerville
• Bastion
• Bastion Italic
• Battle
• Battle Italic
• Bendal Gothic Italic
• Benson
• Bering
• Bianca
• Biorst
• Blarney
• Blocky
• Bodoni Extra Bold

"Bay Fonts/Kelly Media" Font List

Hello Typophiles, I am looking for an exact list of all of the font names from "Bay Animation" (which comes from multiple ClickArt packages of thousands of fonts from Brøderbund Software since 1994). Many font names, of which, have been renamed from Bitstream/Corel, and If there's any questions, let everyone else know and we'll post it altogether.

"Bay Fonts/Kelly Media" font list

Here are the following 240 font names from "Bay Fonts/Kelly Media" in alphabetical order:

• Ache
• Adams
• Aidan
• Aloe
• Alor
• Alps
• Amaze
• Ameretto
• Amery
• Amos
• Annual
• Antiqua 101
• Array
• Asia
• Atilla
• Banco
• Bangle
• Banner
• Banty
• Barrett
• Bars
• Bart
• Basque
• Bassett
• Beach
• Beagle
• Beau
• Beeswax
• Bernhart
• Bernie
• Bid Roman
• Billboard 11
• Bimini
• Blew
• Bliss
• Block
• Bobo
• Bosnia
• Bow
• Brando
• Brando Engraved
• Brisk
• Broach
• Broadcast
• Brush Stroke 26
• Brush Stroke 35
• Bully
• Busso
• Cable
• Calli 109
• Calli 721
• Candide
• Cane
• Carla
• Carmine
• Catchup
• Centime
• Cento
• Challenge
• Chaney
• Chasm
• Chaz
• Chelsey
• Chisel
• Circus
• Clare
• Clayton
• Clean

Sans Serif on-screen type system suggestions welcome


I'm looking for suggestions for a headline and body typeface system of one or two max typefaces that will pair well on-screen with an existing logo that uses very tightly kerned Trebuchet. Aiming for elegance, readability and approachable in the high-tech zone. All suggestions are very appreciated. Thank you.

Completely redesigned a font I've been working on and released it for FREE on MyFonts. Check it out!


Hey guys! Just thought I'd share a font I designed after I finally got it up on MyFonts. I think I posted it on here a while ago when I was still working on it, but I've since redesigned it completely and added a lot more glyphs.

Creating Icon font


Hi there,

I am looking for sources and suggestions on creating a font consisting custom icons. It will be for an e-commerce web site. Approx. 30, site specific artworks have to be drawn and executed as a webfont. The icon webfont seems a clear solution for the developers who think to use the full advantage of a leaner CSS.

I am using Fontforge since I have started to draw my own projects with it. But I just can't make any sense on the baseline for artworks. The glyph proportions and icon proportions seem to differ greatly.

Any suggestions or threads directing me to a solution are highly appreciated!