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

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Miller Daily alternative Google font?

I'm looking for an free alternative to the Miller Daily font.
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Which Font will Compliment Neuropol

We have a new logo using the Neuropol Font. I am looking for a complimentary font that we can add the words Photography and/or Studio for extra signage we now require. What would be the ideal font to ...
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Help identifing font of isolated character in historic documet and find modern match

This image below shows a few lines from the July 1948 Bell System Technical Journal. The 'p' character in the second line, used to typeset the "p0 = p1 = 1/2" equation is the character in question. ...
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Does anyone know of a free font with angled, tapered serifs similar to Golden Type Bold?

I'm planning on making invitation cards and a simple webpage for my friend's birthday. I've been trying to find a free webfont alternative for Golden Type Bold for a while. I might just be ok with a ...
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Open web font that is somewhere between Roboto and Ubuntu

At my company, we are doing some rebranding and are having some trouble deciding on a font. We want to use a sans-serif, open web font, so we don't have to worry about licensing issues, and would like ...
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Archer + Quaadrat Sans for a resume / CV

Is it advisable to use Archer (Hoefler) for headings with Quadraat Sans (FontFont), probably condensed, for the body of a resume / CV for someone working in teaching technology? This website http://...
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Looking for font based on E shape used on French ID Card

I'm looking for a font where the 'E' is similar to this (note the middle stick) Any suggestion ? Edit: It's not OCR_B, as OCR_B is only used in MRZ section. Source of the font: French ID Card
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Trying to find “distinctive” font for undistinctive letters - O N T I U [closed]

Freelance work for a friend, shirts for a small group starting a startup. After a wild goose chase he now wants a "distinct" font. He gave me sample fonts where the "distinct" marks are all in letters ...
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Is there an open-source alternative for the FF Netto font?

Basically, the title of the question already says it all: Is there an open-source alternative to FF Netto?
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Suggestion for Eurostile-like font

I'm currently re-designing an unified layout for my resume, portfolio, business card, and so on. Until now, I've used Eurostile as my preferred font, but I'd like to switch to another with a free ...
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What are some good heading fonts that pair with Merriweather? [closed]

Right now we're using Open Sans, but I'm not a huge fan of it. It falls flat for me (maybe I'm wrong?). We can choose from Google Fonts or maybe a $2.5-5k one-time purchase. We get a few million ...
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Does a dotted font exist? [closed]

Trying to do some new logos using a dotted font liek the image below. Does anyone know of any dotted fonts that exist in Google, Adobe or other? http://postimg.org/image/ebk1nqi7l/
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May I use Google Fonts for creating a logo with commercial purposes?

I want to create a logo for a contest, the winner will be paid and the winning logo will be the institutional logo of an academic entity, so I need a font which can be used freely or at a cheap cost ...
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What font to use add text to picture, when there is no white background?

It's like making an internet meme, except it's not about meme. I am learning English vocabulary, and I think that a meme-like image will help me a lot to memorize the word. It has a picture and a (...
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Name of this font that is shown in the image [closed]

I really need to get the name of this font .I had tried to find the name of this font using some of the sites like http://whatfontis.com/ and http://www.myfonts.com but couldn't succeed.So Can any one ...
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is it okay to mix two font styles on the front page of a web site?

I am developing a static website which has to look professional. I found a font (Quicksand) that looks good as a short introductory kind of message / slogan that goes just under the header on the ...
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Want a tracing font for Montessori Work Sheets

I am designing Montessori work sheets. I wanted a Font for tracing for pupils. I googled it and found "KG Primary Dots by Kimberly Geswein", but when I use this font in my work sheet and printed it, ...
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Garamond / Garamont with bold words?

I am using EB Garamond as body font on my blog. In the articles I want to emphasize words by setting them bold. The bold Garamond looks really ugly. After investigating I found out, that there is no ...
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Looking for a cursive font like D'Nealian Cursive

Back in elementary and middle school, the form of cursive I learned was D'Nealian Cursive. Although my handwriting has changed from it (e.g. more flowing uppercase ar and pee), I still find it like a ...
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Fonts similar to Muller Bold

I am currently creating display Ads. We have been using Muller Bold for some of our other branding but I cannot use that font for the display Ads as Google fonts does not offer it. Does anybody know ...
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Monospaced fantasy fonts

I'm looking for Monospaced fonts based on fantasy-world languages like Aurabesh from Starwars or any of the Tolkien languages, but I'm having trouble finding any that are Monospaced. Does anyone know ...
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Is Gautami a suitable font for general purpose greeting card with abstract photography image [closed]

What standard fonts available for Adobe Indesign Cs6 Windows suitable for writing the text on the back of a set of greeting cards that display modern photographic abstract images. ( you can browse ...
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Finding a clean, corporate sans font whose capital “A” has vertical sides / a square-ish top?

I'm looking for a font for the base of a corporate logo - a clean, fairly geometric, sharp sans-serif (Helvetica-esque, basically). My specific unusual requirement for one of my ideas is that the ...
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What web fonts work with Māori macrons?

We are currently developing a website which uses the Māori language (from New Zealand): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C4%81ori_language For correct pronunciation the written form of Māori uses ...
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Are there any common system fonts that maintain decent legibility at small sizes?

Are any of the common Windows fonts more legible than others at small sizes, such as 6pt? I know that there are some free fonts (such as PT Sans) that have decent caption styles, but I'm looking ...
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Font that is similar to the Hornsey Road Bath and Laundry painting in London?

Any suggestions for a font that is similar to the one in the image below?
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Commercially free to use font, where M and W are the same

I want to do an animated logo with CSS. For this I need a commercially free to use font, where (for the purpose of the animation I'm imagining) the letters M an W are basically the same, just flipped ...
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Myriad Pro Font Free Alternative [duplicate]

I've already created a design for an iOS application using Adobe Illustrator default font (Myriad Pro). Can I use this font in development too? (Create an app as a product). As far as I searched, I ...
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Typefaces with specific legibility characteristics & licensing

Are there any typefaces possessing all of the following characteristics? Vox-ATypI classical, modern, or glyphic I, l and 1 mutually distinct & identifiable without reference to each other rn ...
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Free font similar to Engraver MT?

I'm looking for a free font similar to Engraver MT. Any suggestions?
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Recommendations for Slide Title Design

I'm looking for design recommendations for titles on slides. My inclination is to treat it like I would a section header on a website or in print - that it should be bold and grab the reader's ...
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How do I find a 'wide' variant of a font like Helvetica?

I need a wide font. It would be nice if it could resemble the text "YEARS" in the following image: How can I find fonts like these?
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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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Web font that includes both alphanumeric characters and icons

There are lots of icon fonts, like FontAwesome, ionicons and others. But is there any web font that includes both text and icons? If not, do you know why? My motivation to ask this is to be able ...
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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 ...