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What font is used in the following image?

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The original image URL is

I'm also open to any recommendations of fonts that might play nicely in it.

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Hi there and welcome to GD! We have a collection of font identification resources, and it is a good idea to try that first. Edit your question and let us know what you have tried without luck. Always good to show a little effort, and chances of getting a good answer increases. – Benteh Apr 12 '14 at 16:40

According to Identifont, it appears to be a variant of Parisian, a classic Art Deco font from 1928:


Comparing your image to the sample above, it looks like the font in your image has slightly sharper corners than most of the cuts of Parisian I could find, and lacks some of the subtle line thickness variation. Still, it's obviously a variant of the same font.

For similar or matching fonts, you may want to take a look at Didone typefaces, which are characterized by high line-width contrast and clean geometric letterforms. While the "defining" examples of the style, like Didot and Bodoni, are slab-serif typefaces, there are also sans-serif fonts with a similar style. A few modern examples I happened across while writing this are the Grenale family and Vanitas.

Edit: I think the specific Parisian variant in your image may be Upper East Side by David Rakowski:


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