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Online encyclopedia of fonts?
Posted 10 May 2018 - 7:53am

Can anyone recommend some kind of online encyclopedia of fonts? I ask because every time I start a new project, I want to research fonts of particular periods or locations and I never really know where to look. For example, currently I...

70s glamour
Posted 4 Oct 2014 - 9:28am

I'm looking for people's suggestions on typefaces that are evocative of 1970s glamour, please.. any contributions gratefully received.

quintessential UK 1920s-80s typeface suggestions?
Posted 23 Sep 2014 - 1:24pm

I appreciate that it's a very varied period, but I'm looking for typefaces that are evocative of the UK in the 20th century (specifically fashion) from 1920-80. Any thoughts welcome. thank you.

Contemporary printed type specimen books
Posted 5 Sep 2011 - 10:15am

I am interested in collecting some contemporary type specimen books that are physically printed and am looking for suggestions on foundries that you know still create them. Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks.

The difference between a font and a typeface. Is there one?
Posted 17 Mar 2009 - 10:41pm

Define the difference between a font and a typeface? Is there one?

Those bags in the Helvetica documentary
Posted 10 Oct 2008 - 1:13pm

Does anyone know who makes them? I like those.

Typeface family which decays?
Posted 26 Feb 2008 - 5:21am

I'm looking for a typeface family which has the same style font in different stages of decay. Any suggestions?

sans serif becomes serif?
Posted 12 Dec 2007 - 8:59am

in an earlier thread i was trying to find a family of fonts that started quite plain and became ornate. i'm thinking a good way to solve my problem is to use a family start goes from sans serif to serif. the typeface that is perfect is called rotis....

san serif flourish
Posted 12 Dec 2007 - 6:36am

there are many gorgeous serif style typefaces with beautiful flourishes. http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/canadatype/ambassador-script/flourishes/

does anyone know...

one typeface, different looks
Posted 10 Dec 2007 - 5:43am

i'm looking for a typeface family which has within it different looks. what i want to do is represent several different levels of text in the same typeface so it clearly all belongs together, but i want the type to progressively change in...