Questions calling for advice on what typeface or font to use in a particular design or situation.

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Typeface similar to Papyrus with bold and italics

I use the Papyrus typeface for some creative writing I am doing. Except for the rough edges, I like all aspects of the typeface. Unfortunately, it doesn't come with different weights or italics. I ...
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Version of Helvetica Neue distinguishing I and l

I’ve heard that Helvetica Neue has a version specifically for web use that resolves the issue of the capital I and lowercase L looking the same. I am trying to find this version to be ADA compliant ...
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Segoe Script - Font Recommendation [closed]

Please I need help selecting fonts that match the Segoe Script family. I am currently developing a website and I am using this font in my logo. I am not sure what other fonts match ( Preferably ...
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need a typefont with caps that ascend and descend below baseline

I know everyone rags on Papyrus, but I love that the caps are higher and lower than the lc letters (see The Paper Store logo). I see this on script fonts as well (e.g. Typnic Script), but don't want ...
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Are there Cyrillic/Greek/Japanese/Chinese equivalents of Comic Sans?

That is, is there a font in these character sets that is: Well known, Widely used for inappropriate purposes, and A marker of questionable design choice in serious application?
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Font for representing Unicode non‐printable characters

I need a good font for representing control characters. And it seems one is installed on my system and that my keyboard layout creator software use it as it’s default installed font (I have thousands ...
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Looking for a geometric, straight font that packs a punch [closed]

I'm looking for a fat, punch packing font that's very straight and geometric. it needs to accompany a font like https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/northernblock/borda/ , but have the thickness and presence ...
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What font is used widely for mobile app ui mockups? [closed]

I need to design a UI/UX interface for my Android application, and I have been surfing the web for inspiration, from mockups and other design concepts. I have noticed that a vast majority of mobile ...
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Can anyone suggest a free alternative to Corbel font for web use

Corbel: I've been searching for hours and hours, now days for a font that would fit my website as Corbel does. I know it might not look like the best font, but it fits my needs. I've found ...
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Typeface with little space needs for package design

I got a package-design job where I am a bit stuck in a problem, and this is it: The company must (due to legal things) display an enormous amount of text on the design. The space I have for the ...
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A font similar to Olay or Revlon?

I am designing a logo for a skin care boutique. I want a font that is sleek elegant modern I would like something similar to the Olay font, or the Rimmel font. I'd prefer free, but I am not ...
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Term for a font that leaves no loose parts

I am trying to figure out what term to use when searching for fonts that are open so that centers of o's, a's, p's etc. will be attached to the background when I use them in cut files.
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Can you suggest a font similar to this cursive shoelace style font from the Wale Mixtape

I need to find a font similar to this font: The font is from a mixtape "100 Miles & Running" by Wale. The font does not need to have "shoe lace" at all. Just needs to be cursive and similar ...
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Font advice for a rookie

I'm making a little flyer in Adobe InDesign based on an nice flyer I've found. I'm used to use only 2 different types of fonts. But my example has 3 different fonts. One for main title, one for ...
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Is there a Fraktur font that is thin like Helvetica Neue Light?

Is there any font of the Fraktur style that has a light font style (like Helvetica Neue Light or Ultra Light)? Many Fraktur fonts I have seen on Internet are too thick.
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Anybody know this font?

I've tried "what the font" and didn't get anything really close. It has kind of a permanent marker feel to it. Would appreciate if anyone knows this or a similar font.
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Looking for lively sans-serif fonts with relatively short x-heights

I’m looking for a sans-serif font that I can pair with Bembo Book. I’ve tried quite a few so far, and it’s pretty clear that the sans-serif needs to have a cap height to x-height ratio similar to ...
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Best free alternatives to Frutiger [closed]

Hi i am looking for a free alternative to Frutiger that closely matches the font in the logo below. I don't think this font is Frutiger though as the doesn't quite match. would also appreciate it if ...
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Webfont alternative to Segoe UI [closed]

Need to find a replacement for Microsoft fonts for a 'metro-style' UI design project. Just wondering what the best replacement might be because of Segoe's evolution from Fruitger. In terms of a ...
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iOS font with monospace digits 0…9?

This is for an app displaying rows of numbers that change dynamically. A monospace font would be ideal to prevent distracting alignment jumps as digits change. I really only care about digits, so ...
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Is there any font where white-space or non-printing characters are visible, for proofing?

Many software packages have features where non-printing characters such as whitespace, paragraph markers, etc are made visible, for example (from Word and Sublime Text): Is there any font that ...
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Proper term for a font with the same thickness for all strokes?

I'm looking at placing numbers on sports equipment and need a font with numbers that maintain the same parallel width or thickness for each digit. I mean uniform width of the line that makes up the ...
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Need to purchase the font in .TTF format [closed]

One of my client need to purchase Naniara Light font. I have gone through many sites and only got a link to purchase the same. But in that they have mentioned that the format is in "Win PostScript". I ...
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Which Monospace fonts pair well with Seravek ExtraLight?

My personal case Seravek has restrained shapes and medium width. However, most popular monospace fonts (Courier New, Menlo, etc) are too wide or/and too exaggerative. So I need a monospace font that ...
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Free, screen-suited roman font to match Unifraktur Maguntia

I am currently creating a documentation for UnifrakturMaguntia, a font on which I worked in the last years in my freetime. This documentation will be rendered in two versions, one that is primarily ...
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Free webfont similar to Impressum Std Roman

I am looking for a free web font which is as similar as possible to Impressum Std. Roman, I've used it extensively in a design, but now it's come to developing the web page, I am looking for an ...
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Looking for Suitable Fonts for Page Header and Footer

I am looking for fonts that are easy to read and look elegant in small sizes. (Even though “elegant” is in the eye of the beholder.) Both free and paid suggestions are welcome.
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Examples of “square” fonts

I am looking for fonts with "square" letters, by which I mean fonts with both the same width and height. For example: % we have a percentage here. To be square it should be wider, possibly with a ...
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A free font replacement for Bliss

I'm looking for a free (meaning 'unrestricted', not just 'costs nothing') font that's as close to Bliss as possible. By this, I mean that the license is as permissive as possible - something like any ...
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Which geometric, rounded, Bauhaus style fonts are similar to this sans-serif 'Abeat by Kai'?

I'm building an iOS 8 app and would really like to use the font A beat by Kai created by Kai Buskirk. Font sample: This font is free for personal use but not for commercial use. I'm wondering ...
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Fonts similar to Ubuntu Condensed?

We're experimenting with using Ubuntu Condensed as our website's primary font. The non-condensed Ubuntu font has too much width, and feels splayed out. Previously, we were using Signika. It's ...
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How to know in which fonts a specific glyph is available?

I am looking for free serif fonts containing a glyph for the U+202F NARROW NO-BREAK SPACE (i.e. a non-breaking thin space). A Palatino-style font would do fine. I already checked TeX Gyre Pagella but ...
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What comic / cartoon style fonts are suitable for a mobile game?

I am currently in the midst of making an iOS game. So far, I created an overall look, i.e. figures and backgrounds. However, I also have to display textual information to the user. This makes me ...
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Which features should I look at when choosing typefaces for classical, text-rich publications?

I am thinking about self-publishing some of Søren Kierkegaard's works (mainly because I realised that I can release them at a much cheaper price than what they currently cost). In order to keep costs ...
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What is a good high-quality alternative for the Bell MT font?

I'm trying to create a logo in Photoshop using Bell MT font, but I'm finding that the edges are too sharp, making it look rather low in quality. Any suggestions for higher quality fonts that are ...
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Is there a Non-Latin “Pseudo-Latin” Font?

Latin fonts that imitate the appearance of other scripts have been around for a while. Here are a few examples: (Link), imitates Devanagari (Link), imitates Kufic Arabic (Link), imitates ...
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JAF Bernini Sans analog with cyrillic

I write large techincal documents and I am in search of a font for them. These documents sometimes need to be written in Russian, so the font should contain cyrillic letters. I have discoverd JAF ...
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Font requirement with large Spacing

I am currently using custom spacing for a design that I am working on. But further discussion with an app developer, I was told that custom font spacing would not be possible. I just want to confirm ...
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Trying to find a font to match a logo

As part of my college project, I have chosen a well known local design company and I am redoing their logo, as you can see I have got quite far with the logo however I am having trouble finding a font ...
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What font would compliment Source Code Pro for better readability?

Please see this example: I use Source Code Pro for my website as main font. While I like the look and feel of the font and I chose it specifically for that, I have the impression, that it does not ...
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Free alternative to Code Pro font?

White looking for some fonts for a web design project I stumbled across the Code Pro font: Can someone recommend a similar font that's free? I really like the symmetry of this font and want to use ...
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Are there “bi-form” fonts that don't have descenders?

Is there a font that displays the entire image of each and every one of the 52 English alphabet shapes ➝ and ➝ above (on) the baseline? Clarification: Examples of shapes that ...
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what are some good greeking fonts for demonstrating text

So i am making mock ups for website, and i want to show some text. I want to use some font that make it look like it's a text but not really anything readable. Like a cursive line with personality ...
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Free webfonts visually similar to Lineto Circular

Anybody know of any free webfonts visually similar to the new sans-serif Circular from Lineto that's being used at the new Airbnb site? ...
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Looking for a nice, condensed, but readable font [closed]

I'm working on designing some badges and am looking for a nice, condensed, but readable font. I usually use Helvetica-Condensed, but for this project I need type that is smaller than 9pt. Helvetica ...
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Fonts with ambiguous / similar characters

I'm looking for a font with deliberately ambiguous Latin characters. i.e. where symbols like O0, 8B, Il1, 5S, 2Z, 6b, 9g, are either identical or visually indistinct. Certain fonts like Arial have ...
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I am looking for Chinese equivalent for Lato font

I am looking for a Chinese font that would give the page the same look and feel as the Lato font does for Latin and Cyrilic languages. Anybody a suggestion where to look how to start? Thank you
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Small, anti-aliased fonts for an LCD display

I am looking for a font to use on a small (75x55mm) LCD display. The display supports 5 bit grey scale, so anti-aliasing is possible. Unfortunately it is only about 80ppi and standard anti-aliasing ...
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Similar fonts to Segoe WP?

I can't find anything about the Segoe WP licensing in Microsoft's website. So I was wondering if I could use it or no? Probably I can't and what I want to achieve is this: I would appreciate it if ...
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Font with (fairly) symmetrical S (or how to edit Arial's S)

I'm looking for a sans serif font (similar to Arial) with a (fairly) symmetrical 'S' This is Arial's S: See how the top part is so different from the bottom? Even if not 100% symmetrical, if ...