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 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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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" (...
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Is it possible to create a font that is in a book?

I want to know if it is possible to create a font that replicates the font of a book. For example, If I want to use the font that is used in the following Image: Link to full PDF Is it possible to ...
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Sans-serif fonts for body text [duplicate]

Which sans-serif fonts are best suited for body text? Currently I think about Gill Sans, Proxima Nova or Frutiger, but since I'm not full-stack graphic designer or typographer, I'm not sure in my ...
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EXO 2, Helvetica Neue, roboto family i used for UI apps design [closed]

i usually used EXO 2, Helvetica Neue, roboto family for UI apps design, is it standard for this or and alternatives. Thanks in advance.
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Free fonts similar to ITC Clearface and Romana

I'm trying to test some fonts for my project and I've found "ITC Clearface" and "Romana" font adequate for project requirements, I've searched in "Google fonts" and a few other free font sources but I ...
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Font suggestions for album cover design

I want to design an application about "Music" ( and "Album Cover" ), but I can't find sufficient font that has traditional feeling ( Similar to 1970-1980s Album covers ). This is my basic design of ...
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Are there any free Thai fonts that I can use for the web? [closed]

I work at a web agency and need a Thai web font. I've already found Tahoma, but my boss wanted me to find an alternative license free font for the web.
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Open-source font similar to Bourgeois Medium (with characteristic N letter)

I'm new here, so I'll start with saying hello! :) I'm looking for open-source alternative to Bourgeois Medium. I need it to have that characteristic N, like you can see below: I appreciate all help. ...
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Looking for a font which has a similar A bar height and R counter height

I am trying to make a sans (perhabs slab) serif version of the upper part of the emblem below, which is a join of letters A and R: Can anyone recommend a font suitable for this? With a similar height ...
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A Times-like font, but only the contour

I'm looking for a serif font similar (ideally, identical) to this one from p. 206 of the PDF Reference, 6th edition, 2006: It looks like a Times contour, but I'm not sure.
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PT Serif alternative with old-style figures and ligatures

I am looking for a free alternative to PT Serif that supports old style number figures, good kerning, and some optional ligatures. I intend to use for personal usage in an academic blog.
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Trying to find the perfect color for a readable font with a difficult multicolored background

Trying to find the right color font that can be seen with this background image. Our color profiles is red, yellow, and black but if these will not work whats a good alternative? The image with the ...
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Adding a handwritten font for logo

I have been using sans-serif font for the following logo which I am designing for a family baking business: I now want to switch to a handwritten font, and need some ideas of how to implement it. ...
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Font where O is very distinct from zero

I'm working on a project that has a a convoluted acronym with an O in it. In addition to being difficult to remember, it's very easy to mistake the O for a zero since it's not a word and it already ...
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Looking for some simple sans serif book ornaments

We are making the first-ever full size book for a minority language in West Africa. I want this not just OK, but a really nice and well done "real" book. I even found a budget for quality binding. So ...
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best font(s) for tech blog [closed]

I am writing a tech blog, with regular prose paragraphs interspersed with short code fragments. I have the feeling the default font for the prose paragraphs is something old and boring like Times New ...
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Free silent movie card font

I am looking for a font that looks like it could come from a silent movie text card. I'd like to use this font in an open-source application, so the font itself needs to be open-source and free to ...
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How to “fix” a text layer in photoshop?

I'm printing some business cards and I'm not sure of what it is asking; when I upload my PDF file it says to outline my text so that it wont move and stay fix. How could a text move during printing?? ...
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Help me find a good font substitute for this handmade print

The image is an old bookplate I have, I wanted to find some fonts similar to the two types of characters here (which I'm 100% sure are hand drawn) but until now my research (used identifont, ...
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A font that's readable with a 5px height

For use in Photoshop, I'm looking for a font that's exactly 5 px high but still readable. I tried some system fonts myself like Arial, Tahoma, Segoe UI but it all results in a pixely mess. Ideally ...
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Script font for writing a constitution?

I am stuck on what script font to use for my fictional constitution. I thought first of Edwardian Script since that looks a lot like fancy handwriting but the built in double space between the letter ...
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Is there a “monobright” font in which every character uses the exact same number of pixels (not necessary monospaced)?

I am solving the following problem: I want to display numbers on a huge indoor display (size 32x32 pixel -> "bright light bulbs" / LEDs). Now I want every displayed number to be equally bright, so ...
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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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I'm looking for a slightly blocky serif font for a skate/lifestyle brand

I found Friz Quadrata which is what was used for BlackFlag, and I really like it, but it is already being used by the company Anti Social Social Club, and don't want to look like it was completely ...
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what are some good fonts to combine with Forza?

I have a client who is overusing Forza, for all headers, body, etc. I'd really like to mix it up but I am not good with fonts. Any ideas?
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Font Pairing for Stix

I'm currently writing my dissertation and most of the text is set in Stix. I'll have to include a good bit of code and the default Courier looks rather ugly (too wide and doesn't fit well). Can ...
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Is there alternate open source font for Chevin Light and Chevin Bold?

I am working on XSLT and I have to find an open source Font which might be similar to Chevin Light as well as for Chevin Bold. I am searching manually for two days but I am not getting any closer to ...
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Font with similar punctuation as FF DIN

I just discovered the "DIN" font-family and I absolutely love these geometric, angled-off commas and quotation marks. See for yourself. Is there any other font-family that has this kind of geometric ...