Questions about typefaces without serifs, or font-identification queries with like typefaces. Examples of sans serif typefaces are Arial, Helvetica, Verdana and Univers.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
2answers
111 views

Is there research on the preference of sans-serif fonts in printed text for Western European countries?

According to an answer on: How are Serif and Sans-serif fonts different, and when should one use one over the other? For print, in the U.S., body copy is usually set in serif, while in Europe it's ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

Does anyone know what typeface this geometric, sans-serif font is?

Does anyone know what typeface this is? The bar on the 'G' is quite unique but unfortunately most of the font identification sites can't pick it out. It's the typeface used for the "From Japan" book ...
1
vote
3answers
195 views

What font style pairs well with geometric fonts and why?

It seems to me that geometric fonts pair well with most serif fonts and some humanist sans-serifs since they are of considerable contrast, but I don't have a lot of experience with them. Does anyone ...
4
votes
1answer
150 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
194 views

Page header/footer in sans-serif font; body in serif?

I want to use for chapter titles/section a sans-serif font and for the normal text a serif font. To be consistent: Should page header/footer then be seen as section text (sans-serif) or body ...
0
votes
0answers
240 views

Big Sans-Serif From Aaron Draplin's Presentation

Any idea what the big sans-serif is that Aaron Draplin uses for some presentations (in the picture I'm talking about the "GRAPHIC TREASURES"/"AMERICAN UNDERBELLY" font). WhatTheFont wasn't able to ...
3
votes
3answers
811 views

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 ...
4
votes
4answers
412 views

Why use sans-serif at all?

When reading in some American university text books (the first example that comes to my mind being Young and Freedman's University Physics), I notice how much it uses sans-serif all over the place, ...
1
vote
2answers
145 views

Do humanist/organic sans serif typefaces work well with scientific theses and lab reports in Palatino?

I am writing a scientific thesis and prefer the headings to be set in sans serif. Do humanist or organic sans serif typefaces such as Biolinum work well in this context, in particular if the body font ...
-1
votes
2answers
91 views

What is this sans serif monospaced font?

What font is this? It must be very common, it is used in Visual Studio quite often and feels very familiar.
5
votes
3answers
603 views

Styles of the Lowercase “a”

I've noticed that many posters, advertisements, etc -- as well as many fonts -- use the lowercase letter "a" as shown in "figure 1". However, I've always hand-written it as what it looks like in ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

Do you recognise this font?

Does anyone recognise this font please?
2
votes
1answer
149 views

What font is used for this “Vanity Draws Blood” text?

Really want to know what font this is: I've tried using whatfontis.com and myfonts.com. The closest I have found is these two: ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

find font from the scanned image

I am working for my client creating his stationary printing, he wish to have the same font used in this image. I was tired searching the font, so I seek your expertise to find the font in the ...
2
votes
1answer
568 views

Term for fonts with fixed versus variable stroke widths

Comparisons between "serif fonts" and "sans-serif fonts" generally compare Times-Roman or Times New Roman against Helvetica or Arial. The presence of serifs on the former and lack of them on the ...
3
votes
1answer
705 views

What sans-serif typeface is used for this “lunch” logo?

What font type is being used on the following page for "lunch", a logo for a Meatless theme? http://themes.meatless.io/lunch/index.php I've been trying to match it and haven't been able to find ...
0
votes
3answers
8k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
158 views

What font is used in the following image? (2014 Brazil)

What font is used in the following image?
0
votes
1answer
89 views

Help me Identify this Font?

What font is used in '&' on the image below - It'd be a great help to know, thanks for any help. :)
2
votes
3answers
100 views

Is serif necessarily related to “past” or “history” etc?

e.g A company that has a long success history and they want to depict that in their logo then would a serif be a must? Why or why not? Additionally on what criteria do you decide to use serif or its ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

What is the name of this sans-serif typeface?

I want to use font in image "attached" but don't know what is it's name so that I can search over internet. Tell me if anybody knows the answer.
1
vote
2answers
576 views

What is the font used in the Adicto logo?

What font is used in this logo? I'd love to have this logo or a similar one. Thanks!
0
votes
1answer
124 views

A “codeanywhere” sans serif font identification

I want to purchase it to use in a commercial logo.
0
votes
1answer
115 views

Which font is used for the Mykerinos logo?

Identify this sans-serif font anyone? Thank you.
2
votes
1answer
163 views

What sans-serif font is used in this image (“Uniform Center”)

Can any one find me what font is used here . I searched for it everywhere but cant find it .
0
votes
1answer
239 views

What is the font used in Capital in the SunWise Capital logo?

Does anybody know what that elongated sans-serif font is used for the word CAPITAL? I'm sure I've used it before I just can't remember what it was. Any help is appreciated! Thanks! :)
-1
votes
1answer
109 views

Need name of the font used in the Envision logo

I need to know the type of fonts used in this logo. I have searched in google from my known list but not find any of them useful.
0
votes
3answers
810 views

Identify Panini album 2014 sans-serif font?

Please some one can help me to identify this font? Is used on panini sticker's I tried with many differents font identifiers tool.
-1
votes
2answers
114 views

Does anyone know what this sans-serif font is? (EAGO)

I'm trying to find this font - have wasted a few hours now - and any help would be much appreciated! Thank you!
0
votes
1answer
174 views

Identify these two fonts, on serif one sans-serif

Please someone can helpme to identify these two fonts? I have tried many different websites without success.
0
votes
2answers
302 views

Identify neon sign font in photo

just in case someone is able to recognize this, if not, doesn't really matter. I was browsing the web, came across a photo depicting an interesting font (RAMLÖSA, lower left corner). I like the ...
1
vote
1answer
585 views

What font is used in this image?

What font is used in the following image? The original image URL is https://www.flickr.com/photos/parisinfourmonths/8581256343/in/set-72157632102589845. I'm also open to any recommendations of ...
1
vote
2answers
358 views

What sans-serif font is use for this text (“POWERED BY EMAIL”)?

What is the font type in this image? It was created by a co-worker that is no longer at my company.
1
vote
3answers
130 views

Do you know what font this is?

Please can anyone help me. I have been searching for hours using all sorts of font finder applications and cannot figure out what this font is! Could anyone please help? PS Additional logo example ...
2
votes
1answer
129 views

What is the name of this light sans-serif typeface?

Can anyone help me to identify the font of this letters. Thanks in advance.
2
votes
2answers
386 views

Font with equal spacing between letters

I am just beginning to learn about fonts and typography so pardon if my question seems naive. I really like the look of Futura Bold for titles in a powerpoint presentation I'm making but the unequal ...
1
vote
1answer
579 views

Font Identification - Recent Starbucks Ad

I was wondering if someone could tell me what font this is? This was a coupon Starbucks sent out a few weeks ago for the Caramel Flan Latte. I'm looking for the "Let's Get Together" lettering. ...
0
votes
2answers
102 views

Can anyone tell me what font this is?

Can someone please help me identify this font?
0
votes
3answers
181 views

Please help identify this sans-serif font?

Please tell me what font is the ? See the "S" is going thin at the end
3
votes
3answers
3k views

What sans-serif fonts pair well with Bookman Old Style?

I'm far from knowledgeable about fonts, and I'm dealing with a real beast; Bookman Old Style Bold. I've been looking for hours but I can't seem to find a sans-serif that balances well with it. I ...
3
votes
2answers
300 views

What is the font used for Spanish HBO subtitles?

Hi someone can help to identify this font, it is used in HBO subtitles in spanish. Thanks
5
votes
4answers
8k views

Searching for a font that's similar to Lato

I need to find a font just like Lato font that includes a Latin Extended version. I like Lato but it doesn’t include characters from Latin Extended and so I can’t type ş, ğ etc. Here's an example ...
6
votes
4answers
22k views

Free alternatives to Impact

Like it or not, Impact is now associated with image macros and memes throughout the web. As the Impact font itself is not free to distribute, I was wondering if there were similar fonts available ...
3
votes
2answers
163 views

Can anyone tell me what this sans serif font is?

I really need to know what font is in this image:
3
votes
2answers
253 views

What's the name of this humanist sans-serif font used for the Anthony Chabot Regional Park signage?

I'm developing an app, and I would like to use this font: Does anybody know what it is called?
6
votes
2answers
697 views

Sans-Serif fonts with long descenders

I am need of a typeface with descenders that match or come close to the x-height. Can you recommend some? System fonts or free fonts would be ideal.
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Which free fonts are similar to this sans-serif Handel Gothic font?

What is the font in this extract? (hint: I've already found that it looks very similar to Handel Gothic, but the M is round on top) and what free (or even open-source if possible) font (to use in ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Free, downloadable Helvetica small caps? Well, then, how about Arial or even Tahoma?

I'm looking for Arial non-fake small-caps. Free, downloadable, and TrueType or OpenType. A free Helvetica would be great but I don't know that Mono ever made small caps for this typeface. I will also ...
16
votes
7answers
13k views

How are Serif and Sans-serif fonts different, and when should one use one over the other?

What is the difference between these fonts, and what are some typical examples of why one might be used over another?