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Questions tagged [font-recommendation]

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

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Any font similar to skia? (note: not lithos)

I'm looking for a font similar to Skia - but not Lithos, because the Lithos family is only in UPPERCASE and I want lowercase, bold Skia.
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Help me to find a specific category of typefaces

I'm looking for a serif typeface whose curvy letters (c, s, e etc) have thick/wide spine and instead of the serif, a properly rounded ear (like on some lowercase a, c). Kind of like Didone or ITC ...
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Fonts supporting Hawaiian Characters?

For a map of Hawaiʻi, I am looking for serif and a non-serif font supporting Hawaiian characters. The fonts should go well with a modern map. Any suggestions?
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Ta'amey Ashkenaz or similar in OTF

Simon's comment identifies the type in this question with Ta'amey Ashkenaz and I concur, upon seeing the two types near each other. Is there a typeface like Ta'amey Ashkenaz, or a variant of the ...
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Font selection for figures

I am searching for a font for annotations in figures of articles that I am writing. I want to use it for labelling of axes and ticks, but also for legends and subtitles of charts and the like. The ...
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What font could I (semi) accurately substitute for L'Oréal's?

I'm looking for a font that resembles the typical "L'oréal" font: Some recommendations I've found that seem to resemble the font are: ITC Blair from ITC, and Trade Gothic Extended, from Adobe. ...
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Open Source alternatives to FF Tisa fonts

Recently, I have stumbled upon the FF Tisa fonts quite often and I happen to like them. Unfortunately, I have not found a matching open source alternative yet. FF Tisa Pro: FF Tisa Sans Pro: ...
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What are good Sans-Serif fonts for technical documentation (printed and from monitor) where characters differ from each other? [closed]

What are good Sans-Serif fonts for technical documentation (printed and from the monitor) where "I" (big i), "l" (small L), "1" (one), "!", "i", "j" look different and also other characters differ ...
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Which open source font is closest to Airbnb's Cereal Font?

I love Airbnb's Cereal Font but I'd like to find something totally open source for my project. Which font is closest?
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How to find: Boldest font readable at a small size?

I'm not sure how to communicate this to the various font search engines online. I want something that is going to be extremely bold, like as bold as possible, so bold it almost spills out of the glyph....
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What font is this and where I can find more akin to this style and what's the style name? [closed]

What is the name of this font and where can I find more fonts of this style? I also don't know what kind of font-style this is (e.g. of others, Grotesque, Neue, Slab, etc).
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How to improve this GUI for smartphones?

I'm developing an Android app. The GUI is designed (and is implemented, but it can still change for the moment). Questions The app will be used whatever the environment (bright or dark, etc.). The ...
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Console not displaying ascii squares correctly

I have a 50 x 50 Ascii square (the shape) that I would like to have printed in a console window. Here is a smaller version of what prints [square (10 x 10)] ########## #........# #........# #...........
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Anybody know this geometric font, or a similar one? [closed]

I'm looking for a geometric typeface similar to the one used in the main portion of this logo.. would love to know if you recognise it or know a similar font. I've tried WhatTheFont but... I mean, ...
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Which sans-serif pairs are good using typeface Foco for headlines?

I am kind of struggling with pairing right sans-serif typeface for body text. I need to use Foco for headlines for certain reasons. So far I didn't like anything I tried and I feel stuck. I would be ...
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All superscript (and subscript) font

Background I am creating an app with React Native which needs to be able to display super/subscript. For some reason, there is no way of doing this on Android because the View cannot be nested in the ...
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Match font for an icon

Hi I am working with bootstrap navbar and I have 4 flat icons (very sharp outline) like below : I need to make another one to show another menu option in the navbar. The new icon is only text with ...
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Updating a restaurant logo

"Kitchen 154" is a "punkish" restaurant that offers casual spicy food in Madrid, Spain, and I am updating their logo. They started with a lean DIN 1451 Std font. Now I am "grunging" it a little bit. ...
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What are the best font-paring and complimentary accent color for a brand that uses Old English font and dark blue (#001d3b)?

I have a project developing a web app for a school which it's brand and identity using Old English MT font and color #001d3b (dark blue in the image). The problem I'm having and currently bugs me is, ...
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What category of font is the Vox logo?

I'm trying to find a certain style of font but I'm not sure what to search for. It's the same font as in the Vox News logo. Also something like the Harriet Display family.
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Help Me Find a Matching Font for My Logo [closed]

I have designed the logo below for a social network and am looking to put the name "UMMATI" beside it. I'm trying to decide on a font that looks good beside it and to decide whether the text should be ...
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Font replacement for DR Agu Sans Black

There's that beautiful DR Agu Sans Black: https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/rastvortsev/dr-agu-sans/black/ Do you know any free/cheaper replacements for that? I've tried ObelixPro and LuckiestGuy, but ...
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A good monospaced font to go with Computer Modern font

I am not that experienced with pairing fonts but am wondering if one could direct on which is a good monospaced font to go with Computer Modern, or at least the principles one could use to figure out ...
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Fully cursive font selection help

I am trying to 3D print some names for a wedding and I'm trying to make them all the same font. The issue I am having is that the cursive font that I have chosen (Milkshake) looks cursive but does not ...
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Font recommendation for this particular design

I'm looking for: A Gothic font Uppercase letters should have similar widths and similar (preferably identical) heights Letters should have as many vertical strokes as possible (e.g. "A" should look ...
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Font similar to base of OldConstructedCaps without the drafter's construction lines

I'm trying to find a way to more easily mask the actual letter area of the OldConstructedCaps font so that I can change the color of the construction lines after rasterizing the text (eg black letter ...
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Is there a font that has the same height for every character?

It occured to me that in all fonts I know of, different characters have a different height. Why is this so? Are there fonts where all characters have the same height? If so, is there a name for this ...
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Pairing the “Learning Curve” font

I'm trying to find a good pairing for the Learning Curve font, to use in a website. This particular font is used in the client's logo. I must convey a stylish and elegant mood, and I've tried to pair ...
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Contemporary typeface(s) similar to Bodoni for short titles and headlines

I have been playing with Vidaloka from Google Fonts, but also looking to try out a commercial alternative before I recommend an update to a client. To add to my reasoning and avoid making the request ...
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Engineering font recommendation

Might anyone have the name/source of a good engineering font for symbols -- like diameter (circle with angled line), depth (en-dash sort of line with downward arrow), and counterbalance (like a ...
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Are there monospaced fonts with the same pixel width for regular, bold, italic, and bold/italic?

I was under the impression that a monospaced font is always the same width/height in pixels, even when bold, italic, or bold+italic (of the same point size). But I've just found one which is one pixel ...
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Unicode: left and right superscript and subscripts, stacked symbols, and fractions

I would like to know whether Unicode fonts, and if app which ones, and how do I input the symbols, support the insertion of super left and right superscript and subscripts (as in math and chemistry), ...
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Outline fonts with opaque white centers?

The outline fonts I'm finding define the black areas and their centers are empty, leaving the background colors to come through. I need a black outline with a white opaque center that overlays the ...
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multilanguage font for editable pdf

I want to create a single PDF file with an editable text field/form that supports as many languages as possible. I thought that using the Noto Sans font would be the solution, but I noticed that it ...
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What font is used in “Fundamentals of Corporate Finance” book by Jonathan Berk, et al?

I'm new to StackExchange. Below is the image of the font I'm looking for ... The font is used by "Fundamentals of Corporate Finance" 3rd edition textbook by Jonathan Berk, et al. I have tried all ...
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What font is used in criticalstack.com logo?

What font is used in this logo? I'd love to use this font in my company logo. I have attempted to find the font using all the tools those which have stated in the guidelines page. But I couldn't find ...
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can you identify this font? [closed]

so I am looking to find the fonts thats being used on the cartier.co.uk website or as similar as possible? here's the 2 fonts I am looking for - thank you! :)
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How to know which second typeface should be used, given a contextual typeface?

When searching for how to "italicize" a word in an italic context, I come up with an idea that changing the typeface is the solution that still convey the psychological effect that an italic-in-roman ...
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Good pairing for Phenomena font?

I'm trying to find a good pairing for the main font that I've chosen for a website, namely the Phenomena font from Fontfabric: I'm using this font for the Headings and Titles, and I'm trying to find ...
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Recommended Font for distinguishing upper/lowercase letters and numbers

We have a small in-house application which generates a string consisting of upper and lowercase letters, and the numbers 0-9. We've tried using various fonts to output this string, but users ...
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Which fonts are similar to League Spartan?

League Spartan is a font that I really use in my designs, but when doing presentations or pitching, I can't seem to find this font in Google Slides nor Google Docs. Any ideas of fonts that resemble ...
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what to use instead of $$$ as cost level in design? Is there any alternative?

This question may be quite confusing so I've attached an image with it. Below is a snap from Yelp site, there you can see $$$ which is for price level. So what I want to ask is, is there any ...
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Free font similar to Quattrocento, with italics

I'm a fan of Impallari Type's Quattrocentro. It has a certain classic elegance that I like, and it is very readable on screens. Unfortunately it lacks italic variants, making it difficult to use in ...
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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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Genre of fonts similar to the Nerve Logo (Jojo Mayer)

I'm an amateur graphic designer looking for a genre of fonts, similar to what is being used here in Jojo Mayer's band Nerve's logo: What I'm looking for is extended characters, with a post modern ...
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Recommendation for Helvetica-like font with excellent distinguishability

I am looking for a recommendation for a font which has certain properties. It is for use in figures in a scientific publication. The journal sets style requirements (prefers Helvetica), but ...
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Free font for block-serif Hebrew?

I’m developing a reference web site, to help English speakers learn the Hebrew alphabet. I’ve used character escapes for all the Hebrew letters, but they render in the block sans-serif style. I wish ...
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Roman type in MS Mincho/SimSun

Some time ago I had drawn attention to the font MS Mincho, namely its Latin set. Same (or very close) Latin set is used also in SimSun font and some others with asian titles. I have to say, I'm ...
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Which fonts profit from double line spacing?

When writing academic papers, whether the paper is to be read on screen or in print, a font size of 10 to 12 pt at double line spacing is a common request. When printed, white copy paper (A4 or US ...
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Font recommendation for chemical formulae (disambiguate “I”, “l”)

Chemical formula can look ambiguous with most sans-serif fonts, e.g. Cl (chlorine) can be confused with CI (carbon iodine). Ideally, a font would have a hook on the "l", and bars on the "I" (...