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I was wondering where do you guys get your inspiration for Type and How you decide the right Type Face for your projects.


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30% Helvetica 69% Palatino 1% Goofy-Stuff – luser droog Dec 16 '12 at 1:33
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I've found this flowchart very helpful in selecting decent typefaces for various projects.

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I follow a similar process to what is drawn in the flowchart (except in my head!) but additionally, I often google the font to check the history, what its purpose was. Also, I find the tags in myFonts to be extremely useful. They're not perfect but if you're looking let's say, for a 1920s feel, it can help you narrow your choices down a lot or at least get an idea of what was used back then. – Emilie Apr 6 '14 at 2:52

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