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Is there a font with garden design symbols instead of letters?

I was wandering if symbols like these (used in garden/landscape design) can be found as a scalable font: The garden design plans that would be made using such font would be like this: Can such ...
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Is it legal to use a not-freely-distributable font in your logo?

Let's say I imported a font that is for personal use only. I then type in the company name in that particular font and screencapture it. I then proceed to Illustrator and image trace my screencapture ...
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Where can I create and publish a font?

I appreciate good and professional typefaces, but always think that I can improve or customize them for my needs. But where can I design and possibly publish my fonts online?
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Where does one source fonts to create logos?

I'm a photographer trying to create his own logo. Naturally since it would be my own I imagine that means commercial use. I see many directories listed as open source, and google fonts as well. ...
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Commercial fonts questions

Question 1: I'm looking to design a logo and would need a font to go with it. If I find a font that I like, but would have to buy it. I don't want to buy as I would like to experiment it first with ...
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How much different has a font to be?

Question: How much has a font to be different from another to not run into license troubles? Background: I'd like to use a specific font in my application but there is a pricetag problem. Don't get ...
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Aware of a font made from uniform straight lines?

I’ve searched for awhile and haven‘t found anything. What I'm looking for is letters and numbers (specifically 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, A, E, N, T, R) that can be “drawn” using a hammer and straight 1/2" ...
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How do students practice using fonts when they can't afford them?

So far all the research I've gathered points me to: 1) get pirated ones depending on who you know 2) free fonts-enough said 3) system fonts that you will be scrutinised for being amateurish? How ...
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What is the best way to obtain fonts to use for something commercially produced?

I am looking for fonts to use for a bound planner of sorts that I am making for myself, but possibly to sell in the future. I've downloaded a few free fonts, with SIL open licenses, can I use these? ...
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Is there a web font that renders better than others in browsers?

Is there a good web font you ever used that renders perfectly in all browsers (all browsers compatible with @font-face)?
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visual typeface search tool

Fontshop.com used to have (at least I think it was them) a index of typefaces that you could use visual / structural specifics to search through their library of typefaces. It gave options for things ...