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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Monospaced fonts with small capitals

I'm currently working on a project. I'm looking for free monospaced fonts that have built-in small capitals. So far I have found only the following: Fragment Mono, Roboto Mono, Noto Sans Mono, and ...
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Looking for a Font That "Speaks" with a Brooklyn Accent

I am in the process of a designing a cover for a book. I have been searching for a font that "speaks" with a Brooklyn accent, if you know what I mean, for use in the title. I thought of the ...
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Similar icons to SF Pro Symbols

If I good understand developer can use SF Pro symbols in Apple products only, on iPhone, Mac, iPad. But if we develop something also for web, it can not be used, do you know any similar icon set can ...
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I am trying to find the standard font or font family used in these dialogues

I'm trying to figure out what these fonts are or the font family name. It's used widely in almost all manga I've seen and seems to be standard? These screenshots all came from different unrelated ...
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What percentage of page does/should a text occupy “inkwise”

I am interested what is the total area of a book page that is occupied by text. Basically, how much ink do I need to spend to print a page with text. I have experimented with different fonts like ...
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What font is this [closed]

Just a simple question: what font is this and where can I find it for free?
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Font with a particular style for the letter "x"

I'd like to find a font in which the letter "x" looks like the unicode character U+1D4CD: MATHEMATICAL SCRIPT SMALL X, that is, 𝓍 in the style which you would write by hand with two curved ...
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Are there any Japanese fonts with a similar style to the English font "Diploma Regular"?

For my small personal graphic design project I'm doing a Japanese cover of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", but I am having trouble finding any Japanese font with a similar style to the ...
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What style is this font?

What's the name for this style of lettering? It makes me think of Victorian, but I wonder if there's a name for this particular style? Also, can anyone help me find this font?
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Vertically Centered Crossbars

I've been searching for a font with vertically centered crossbars but cannot find what I'm looking for. Does anyone have suggestions?
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Should I use serif font for the labels on printed forms?

I'm redesigning printed forms for a company that has provided me with brand guidelines. Their headline font is a bold sans serif font and the font specified for body text is a serif one. I would ...
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What is the font name used in this design

I have been searching the font name using a couple of services like Fontspring Matcherator, WhatTheFont! and Photoshop CC. Alas, I'm not able to find the name of the font. Can someone please identify ...
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Microsoft Sans Serif, comma character ',' hardly distinguishable from period '.'?

I am trying to use the font "Microsoft Sans Serif" in an application where numbers are of high importance, and am facing one single issue: Using the development tool's default font size, the ...
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Monospaced font with even more equality between the letters

Is there a font where all the letters follow something like a fixed grid? Like a monospaced font, but even more equality between the letters. Everything should be in one line. I marked in the picture ...
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Is there a font similar to Monoton that supports Thai script?

I'm having a hard time finding a font similar to "Monoton" that also supports Thai script. Anyone knows whether there is a font readily available similar to that?
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Is there a name for this kind of font?

Is there a name for this kind of font that you used to find on cable bulletin boards? If I wanted to imitate this on a website, which font would you recommend?
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Paid vs Free Font

I would like to kindly ask if you can give me your view on either purchasing a font or going with a free font for a logo design. In addition, I will add a few more questions that popped in my mind. ...
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Is there a special name for this style of font?

https://www.1001fonts.com/tostada-font.html I quite like this font but I'm not 100% on it, I've searched for "alternatives to tostada font" but my searches don't come up with much. Is there ...
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how can i release my font under SIL font license or Appache font license

I made fonts for logo design 3 weeks ago and i want to give it other so they can use it for free. Would you please tell you please me the process how to do it?
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macOS metric-compatible font to Times New Roman and Liberation Serif

Does macOS provide a pre-installed font that is metric-compatible to Times New Roman (which is pre-installed on Windows) and Liberation Serif (which is pre-installed in most Linux distros)? I need it ...
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What is the best way to find an alternative monospace font for a non-monospace font that has the same look and feel?

Just wondering if anyone has come across the same issue of having to replace a non-monospaced font with one that is monospaced while retaining a similar look & feel (or if this is even possible/...
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How to make dashed font?

I am completely new to graphic design and I need to make dashed Cyrillic letters. The file needs to be in '.ttf' format for the end result. I am attaching a reference picture to what I mean by 'dashed'...
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Looking for a free monospace font with both light and heavy characters

I'm developing a captcha and for this I'm looking for a font which fulfils the following needs: Monospace (all glyphs, not only letters) Basic latin characters (a-zA-Z0-9 and punctuation marks) Maybe ...
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Font that is monospaced + slash through zeros + "web safe"

When ever character matters (code development, etc.), there is a need for a font that meets the following: Monospaced Easily distinguishes between the uppercase letter O and the number 0. (Two ...
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Fonts with an upper-case 'E' slanted in each direction

I am trying to find a font similar to this image. Specifically where the top and bottom prong of the upper-case 'E' are going in opposite directions. Anyone happen to remember seeing one similar? ...
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Best font to represent Windows, Mac and Linux system font for mockups created in PenPot

I am wondering which font in Google fonts is the best font to represent Windows, Mac and Linux system fonts for design mockups? The reason I am asking is because I and some others are using the PenPot,...
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Looking for a free font set that is like Helvetica Now Display

Which one is the closet out there? I want extra bold, extra light, bold, regular and medium. Thanks :)
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Combine Helvetica Neue (or derivatives) with Open Sans (or PT Sans)

I am currently working on a logo (word mark) for a client. I compared different sans serif fonts and narrowed it down to Helvetica, Neue Helvetica and Neue Haas Unica. Although the client is a startup,...
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Free fat numeral font as used in sheet music time signatures?

I am looking for a free font that has similar fat numerals as those used for indicating the time signature in (Western) sheet music. For sure, specific sheet music fonts do exist, but these typically ...
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How do you calculate for font pairing?

What is the qualification for a good font pairing? Regardless of the application, what makes a good font pair? For example, a company has a standard (single) font used in a brand. Let's say the base ...
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Is there a Hindi (Devanagiri) Font style that matches - Impact, Oswald and Anton - (Latin) fonts?

I tried searching for a Hindi (Devanagiri) Font that matches the consdensed bold style of famous Latin font - 'Impact'. Please let me know if there is a bold condensed font like the above for ...
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Replacement font for MS Sans Serif

Originally posted in UserExperience, they recommended I post it here. The application I'm working on has been around for over 20 years now, and in some cases still has not updated the UI in some ...
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What is the most well representative letter in fonts?

Is there such a thing as the most representative letter in fonts, by seeing which we could definitively say that it's one font or another. Is it possible to identify a font by a single character, or ...
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Where to find a computer version as close as possible to the original Blackletter font?

I am producing an electronic version of some pages of a medieval manuscript. The manuscript uses Blackletter, like in the image below: Now, there are many types of blackletter. I am looking for one ...
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What is a free, rounded font with bars on the capital "I"?

I'm looking for a rounded font similar to Quicksand, but I want to have a capital "I" that is distinguished from the lowercase "l", which means I need bars. I've found a font that ...
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Default Windows Roboto Alternative

Somewhat similar to this question, I'm looking for an alternative to Roboto. My office is pretty locked down. I can't install any new fonts either on my machine or firmwide, but I love the look of ...
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What is a good alternative Google Fonts font to Samsung One? [closed]

I'm going to give a Google Slides presentation to a small private group (this will not be used in public). It's related to Samsung, and so I wanted to use a font similar to their new typeface, ...
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A narrow font with coding ligatures?

I am looking for a font that provides coding ligatures, especially arrows, but which has a rather narrow appearance. Hence, could be a proportional font rather than a monospaced font. Font should be ...
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What reputable online resources are there for pairing a specific font?

I am not a font expert but I do understand that font choice is important and I really want and need to do this properly. How do I find reliable, quality resources that can tell me exact font or fonts ...
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What is the most neutral font? [closed]

I create brand names and to evaluate them properly I must not be influenced by the typeface they are written with. Therefore I'm looking for the most neutral possible font. I don't know if it would be ...
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Font with two variants: one where every character is an underscore and a usual one

I currently have a few workbooks published for my students that have fill in the blanks portions. For example, The sampling method is first ____________ sampling to choose a random street and ...
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Unicode typewriter-like font or Unicode alternative for P22 Typewriter Font

I would like to add my page the look and feel as it was written using a typewriter. I have found a marvellous P22 Typewriter Font that just does the job. Unfortunately, it is not an Unicode font and ...
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Is there a DIN font family which has greek letters?

If I want a DIN font style, I usually use either: DIN17SBOP-Regular or DIN17 However neither of these have Greek characters. Is anyone aware of one?
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Fonts similar to Andika and Lexie-Readable? [closed]

I have dyslexia but the regular dyslexic fonts don't work out for me. Andika and Lexie-Readable are much better for me, and I was wondering if there's anything similar.
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Need help Identifying Font

I am trying to identify this font name from the last few days. Can someone help me, please?
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Web font with Unicode Support ⸵▬ ℩ɟ [closed]

I'm digitizing an ancient math book for the web. Thus I'm looking for a monospace or serif font that supports unicode characters. Everson Mono was perfect but it is not allowed to be embedded in ...
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Does anybody know this typeface?

I am trying to recreate the below poster. I have found substitute fonts for most of the text I just need help with the part that says "of the CHARLIE NAPIER." I'm wondering if anybody know the ...
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Is there a constant thickness font? (not monospaced)

I'm working on 3D printing using FDM (filament) and SLA (resin) technology and I'm always struggling with small text details because I have not found one with a constant thickness path. Is there a ...
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What is the font used in poster?

I have been working on a typography project and wanted to find a font which I wanted to use. I have tried all the methods finding fonts using images online like WhatTheFont But I couldn't find even ...
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Which font's digits resemble Nixie tube digits?

I will try to mimic Nixie tube digits in an application. For responsiveness and scalability I won't use any rasterized images of actual tubes, this will be a sufficiently adequate mock which just ...

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