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

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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 ...
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Math fonts available for Mac CS4 systems?

Any leads on the names of serif and sanserif fonts that have comprehensive character sets necessary for advanced math equations and math expressions? The lead received has been very helpful in ...
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Looking for a serif for body text to pair with headings set in Verlag for a website

I've looked at the pairings with other HFJ fonts like Sentinel, Chronicle, and Mercury, and while I prefer Sentinel over the other two, I'm not quite ready to commit to it. Does anyone have any ...
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suitable monospace font

in my current web project I am using Benton Sans as main font. It is all about a webapp dealing with numbers, which are displayed in matrices, whereby some should be highlighted and others greyed out. ...
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How to distinguish menu items that link to other sites

I work for a large university, and we're trying to come up with some ideas for our drop-down menus, which are fairly standard, not too fancy. The university has their main site, and many sub-sites, ...
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Substitute for Avenir (Google webfont or Typekit)

Question I'm looking for fonts, available from Google Webfonts or Typekit, that would look similar to Avenir. Background I'm building a site using squarespace: http://topgrade.se My friend to me ...
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What are some good fonts to use for bullet characters?

I'm designing a manual with the font Akzidenz Grotesk as the main body font. I am looking for some nice bullet characters but what are some fonts that provide good bullet characters?
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Body font pairing for FS Hackney

I'm working on a new brand identity for my software company, and after some research we've reached a consensus that Fontsmith's Hackney (http://www.fontsmith.com/fonts/fs-hackney.cfm) could work well ...
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Web-safe alternative to Univers?

My company uses the Univers font as its official typeface and I'm looking for a good Web-safe alternative. The options are limited, but typefaces are really my weak point and I can't tell which ones ...
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I need a good italic font to pair with Impressum

I'm looking for an elegant and not-too-busy italic font to pair with Impressum bold headline. See options I've tried already. Most seem to be too light, or too busy. All ideas welcome! Thanks!
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Cross Platform Fonts and specifically cross platform Weights

I was hoping someone could help me with some research I'm doing. I'm looking into what fonts are available cross-platform. Not only Mac/Windows, but iOS and Android as well. I'm interested in the ...
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A font that covers the UTF-8 encoding entirely?

I'm a programmer and for some testing I need a font that covers all the glyphs and the characters encoded by the UTF8 standard. I personally can't remember or find anything like that, I hope you can ...
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Does anyone know of a light icon font similar to The Elegant Icon Font by Elegant Themes?

Basically what I am looking for is a light version of this icon-font: http://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/resources/elegant-icon-font Anyone know where I can find something like that? Freebie or not. ...
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Good slab font with Polytonic Greek support to go with Caecilia

I am typesetting a book in a combination of PMN Caecilia (body text) and FF Clan (headings and other minor things). In this book appears exactly one work in Greek: μαῖα. It appears in a footnote ...
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News gothic alternative with Typekit

I'm looking for a good font for a news website for headlines and subheaders. I was using JAF Bernino Sans for a while but found it to be not "newsy" enough. I then discovered News Gothic which fit my ...
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fonts with equal weight and perfect circles

I am attempting to find a font that meets this criteria: I need it to be geometrical (the circles in the lowercase "d" to be a perfect circle) I want the fonts to be single weight throughout. As in ...
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What font can be used as an alternative to Avenir Next Demi?

Which google font is most similar to Avenir Next Demi bold?
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Examples of medieval and Renaissance typography?

Do you know any fonts that mimic the typography from the Renaissance era? Time: 16th century Place: Denmark/Scandinavia The thing I'm working at is a logo for a Jousting Simulator. This game took ...
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Are there any free emoji fonts?

Note: I don't know if this is the right Stack Exchange site for this. If there's a better one, tell me in a comment and I'll move it there. I want to use Unicode emoji icons (U+1F300..U+1F5FF) in a ...
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What serif/calligraphy fonts have a lot of discretionary ligatures?

I'm looking for typefaces that have a lot of discretionary ligatures, more specifically a serif or calligraphic font of the fancy/classical sort. I am already aware of: Mrs. Eaves DTL ...
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Venetion Typeface for Web similar to Adobe Jensen Pro?

I am looking for a free web compatible (e.g. should be possible to use with CSS3) Venetian style typeface. Any idea if there exists one. That would be ideally a typeface looking similar to Adobe ...