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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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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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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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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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 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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Looking for a font similar to Georgia, but without the numbers dipping as they do

Does anyone know a font that looks like Georgia, but where in the numbers are a consistent height and don't drip down oddly as in Georgia? Better yet, is there anywhere I can get a .ttf or a .otf ...
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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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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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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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Medieval gothic font with cyrillic characters

There are plenty medieval gothic fonts with latin characters, but I can’t find one with cyrillic characters. Can you recommend some?
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Which font conveys a feeling of security and credibility when dealing with banking?

We are building a site which will include actions related to bank accounts and banking in general. We need a good font that conveys a feeling of security and credibility. It's preferred that the font ...
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Web Safe Alternative to Myriad Pro Font?

Are there any fonts that I can use in my font stack that are more or less similar to Myriad Pro and web safe?
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Open-source fonts visually similar to FF Fago or Neo Sans Intel

Are there open-source fonts visually similar to FF Fago or Neo Sans Intel (used on intel.com website and also Intel manuals (small example))?
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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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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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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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Which font is similar to Christopher Wool's Stencil?

His stencil: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/338192253239825468/ the closest thing i found is: https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/jnlevine/narrow-stencil/ but it's too narrow.
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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 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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What's a replacement for Univers Condensed?

I'm failing to find a replacement for Univers Condensed to use on the Web. I'm using Typekit (portfolio), and right now using LFT Etica Web which is much wider than Univers. I tried Googleing but no ...
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Is there a DIN font free alternative?

I need a websafe alternative to DIN font. It needs to be free for commercial use. Anyone know of a good one?
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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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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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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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How to create an EAN-13 barcode with a font?

I've googled for over 30 mins now, I can't find a free barcode font for EAN-13. Anyone know of any? fontsquirrel have none, Dafont have a few, But none of them are EAN-13 (as far as I know).
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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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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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iOS font with monospace digits 0...9?

This is for an app displaying rows of numbers that change dynamically. A monospace font would be ideal to prevent distracting alignment jumps as digits change. I really only care about digits, so ...
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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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Is there a free 'Helvetica Neue' alternative?

Does anyone know any other fonts similar to Helvetica Neue (free for commercial use)? I'm working on a big website project where 'Helvetica Neue' is used heavily. I need a font that looks almost the ...
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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? http://lineto.com/The+Fonts/Font+Categories/Text+Fonts/Circular/...
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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 ...
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Closest Google Font to Amazon's new "Amazon Ember" font?

Amazon in the UK has implemented a new font called "Amazon Ember". A product page shows the squarish font, which has two-storey a, single-bowl g and flat top to the digit 3: My amateur eye can't seem ...
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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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Looking for font based on E shape used on French ID Card

I'm looking for a font where the 'E' is similar to this (note the middle stick) Any suggestion ? Edit: It's not OCR_B, as OCR_B is only used in MRZ section. Source of the font: French ID Card
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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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What's a good replacement font for ITC Avant Garde Std?

I have a PSD comp for a website and the titles are in ITC Avant Garde Std. What's a good replacement font? It should be available for the web, either free or on TypeKit.
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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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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 (Hebrew) font styles are more legible in a digital reading?

I have a desktop application which is basically a reader for different Hebrew texts. I know that in general some fonts are harder to read on a screen than others (both in English and Hebrew). What ...
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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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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 ...
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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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