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Questions tagged [sans-serif]

Questions about typefaces without serifs, or font-identification queries with like typefaces. Examples of sans serif typefaces are Arial, Helvetica, Verdana and Univers.

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Trying to find this font, any help would be appreciated! [closed]

Just looking for the "teacher" part.
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What is the font on this fast-food banner?

I tried the usual matcherators to no avail. The image is at an angle and there's perspective too.
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What font is used on the cover of Boosey & Hawkes pocket scores?

I have consulted WhatTheFont!, Identifont, and FindMyFont, with pretty abysmal results. I would like to identify the font in the image below: This is the cover of a pocket-sized orchestral study ...
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Unidentified 80s Commodore Game manual font

Does anyone know what font is used in this commodore game manual? I found it in a web archive collection https://archive.org/details/Commodore_64_Game_Manual_Collection on archive. org It's kind of ...
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What is this weird futuristic font?

Please help me identify this weird futuristic font. It has some very characteristic letters, so it should be easy to pinpoint if you know it. However, I tried many recognition tools (and reddit) and ...
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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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What font is used in the bambu logo?

I received the logo attached and I need to know the font used on it. I searched on Fontsquirel's Matcherator and myfonts' WhatTheFont that I think are the best font finders, and the closest font I ...
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Casa do Design identity sans serif font identification

Can anyone help me identify this type from the Casa do Design Matosinhos identity? Font websites give approximations that are not even similar. I ran it many times but always fail; It looks standard ...
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What is the font used on this California State Park Calaveras Big Trees information sign?

As per your rules for font identification, I've followed the requirements for font-identification. Here are the find-a-font site I've tried. WhatTheFont! (Attempted) Identifont (Attempted) Serif ...
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Can someone help me find a sans-serif font with points over uppercase “i” (“I”)?

The "I" character in that font should have a circle/disc/bullet above it, just like "i". I need this font to use it as the default font for my Blogger blog posts.
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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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Please help identify this font similar to Venus Rising

I used this font a few years ago, but I have lost the source docx file. I suppose it is a free font, since I used LibreOffice on Linux while creating this title plate with it. I already have tried ...
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Identify font in Windows 7 shutdown with updates screen

I'm designing a Windows 7 shutdown with updates screen which resembles the stock Windows 7 screen as close as possible. The stock screen shows a message: "Installing updates. Do not turn off your ...
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Identifying sans-serif logo font with rounded cut corners

I saw this font on a logo and I need to use it on a software I'm creating. I've run it through several websites that try to identify it and none of them work.
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What is this wordswag font?

Does anyone know which font is this? It's used in lumber jack style in wordswag.
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Looking for a font similar to the one used in the better place logo [closed]

I'm trying to track down a free font similar to the one used in the 'better place' logo.
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Which typeface is suitable for marking of wires?

I work as technician in company engaged in industrial automation. Our company need to find suitable typeface for marking of wires in electric switchboard. (Fig. 1) I also like a typography, so I try ...
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What Sans Serif font is this?

I've been looking for a day and a half on TypeKit and MyFonts and still can't find the one true font love. The font I'm looking for is in the header of the image, as I think this font is the same for ...
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Noto Sans vs. Noto Sans UI

They look exactly the same. I looked around in Google's FAQ, but couldn't find anything about it. Is there supposed to be a difference?
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What is the name of this slender slab / sans hybrid typeface?

I want to use the font shown in the image below in my Android Apllication. I want to know the name of this font. Does anyone know which font is this? I searched on What The Font site but I don't find ...
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What are Google Webfonts alternatives to Novecento Wide?

Are there any Google web fonts similar to Novecento Wide?
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Archer + Quaadrat Sans for a resume / CV

Is it advisable to use Archer (Hoefler) for headings with Quadraat Sans (FontFont), probably condensed, for the body of a resume / CV for someone working in teaching technology? This website http://...
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Identifying similar font to Futura

Today I watched a Ted Talk, and loved the presentation. In particular the font used. I did some research and found out this looked like Futura. So I did compare the two, but there are subtle ...
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Extra emphasis on boldface, sans-serif font, with constraints on colour

I am writing a pdf report. I have the following list. The problem I have is the underline to add extra emphasis. It seems out of fashion to underline for emphasis, though I admit there's not much ...
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font similar ITC handle gothic

Does anyone know this font? I have used 3 or 4 font-finder engines and have looked through over 1100 sans serif fonts, but i can not find it. Maybe it is self made.
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Help me identify a 'techy' sans-serif typeface used in a lost project

I lost a bunch of project files with fonts in tow. I cannot identify/find this typeface anywhere. I know it only comes in 2 weights. The font is unedited. There are 2 weights: Bold and Thin I used ...
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What font is “Lunar XChange” on khronos.org

I ran across a font at this link (https://www.khronos.org/vulkan/) about half way down the page for the "Lunar G" product that says "Lunar XChange". I immediately went to all the popular font ...
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Sans vs Serif: Research Studies Only

I hear all the time that "serif is better in print and sans is better on screen", but I've never seen any research backing that up. It seems like it's just based on people seeing serif in print their ...
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What is this (odd) art deco font with irregular letterforms?

I made this text for a site like a year ago and I can't for the life of me remember what font this is. I went through every font on Photoshop, checked my fonts, Identifont and What Font Is so now I ...
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Cannot identify this sans-serif font from business card

This is from a business card I wanted to digitize. I have trouble identifying this font. Its properties are quite generic, so Identifont was not really useful. WhatTheFont also did not give any close ...
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Does anyone know this geometric sans font used in the Photo Bulk app?

I used this font to make a watermark using the Photo Bulk app on a mac, but I can't remember what's the name of it. I tried to find it using some web sites but none gave me the right answer. I couldn'...
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Does anyone know the font of the Zitana logo?

What the font has no answer at all. We created the logo more than 5 years ago.
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To use Myriad pro on website, but light or other?

Sorry for my english and for my question.. (I don't know more about font) I would like to change the font on my website. I like "san francisco font" but is impossible to use it. Other option is ...
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Is there research on the preference of sans-serif fonts in printed text for Western European countries?

According to an answer on: How are Serif and Sans-serif fonts different, and when should one use one over the other? For print, in the U.S., body copy is usually set in serif, while in Europe it's ...
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Does anyone know what typeface this geometric, sans-serif font is?

Does anyone know what typeface this is? The bar on the 'G' is quite unique but unfortunately most of the font identification sites can't pick it out. It's the typeface used for the "From Japan" book ...
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What font style pairs well with geometric fonts and why?

It seems to me that geometric fonts pair well with most serif fonts and some humanist sans-serifs since they are of considerable contrast, but I don't have a lot of experience with them. Does anyone ...
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Free, screen-suited roman font to match Unifraktur Maguntia

I am currently creating a documentation for UnifrakturMaguntia, a font on which I worked in the last years in my freetime. This documentation will be rendered in two versions, one that is primarily ...
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Page header/footer in sans-serif font; body in serif?

I want to use for chapter titles/section a sans-serif font and for the normal text a serif font. To be consistent: Should page header/footer then be seen as section text (sans-serif) or body (serif)?...
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Big Sans-Serif From Aaron Draplin's Presentation

Any idea what the big sans-serif is that Aaron Draplin uses for some presentations (in the picture I'm talking about the "GRAPHIC TREASURES"/"AMERICAN UNDERBELLY" font). WhatTheFont wasn't able to ...
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Which geometric, rounded, Bauhaus style fonts are similar to this sans-serif 'Abeat by Kai'?

I'm building an iOS 8 app and would really like to use the font A beat by Kai created by Kai Buskirk. Font sample: This font is free for personal use but not for commercial use. I'm wondering how ...
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Why use sans-serif at all?

When reading in some American university text books (the first example that comes to my mind being Young and Freedman's University Physics), I notice how much it uses sans-serif all over the place, ...
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Do humanist/organic sans serif typefaces work well with scientific theses and lab reports in Palatino?

I am writing a scientific thesis and prefer the headings to be set in sans serif. Do humanist or organic sans serif typefaces such as Biolinum work well in this context, in particular if the body font ...
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What is this sans serif monospaced font? [closed]

What font is this? It must be very common, it is used in Visual Studio quite often and feels very familiar.
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Styles of the Lowercase “a”

I've noticed that many posters, advertisements, etc -- as well as many fonts -- use the lowercase letter "a" as shown in "figure 1". However, I've always hand-written it as what it looks like in "...
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JAF Bernini Sans analog with cyrillic

I write large techincal documents and I am in search of a font for them. These documents sometimes need to be written in Russian, so the font should contain cyrillic letters. I have discoverd JAF ...
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What is this vintage font?

Help me I dont know what this font is. I have tried using What the font and other programs. I believe its a older PC or Windows font but not sure. Can't find it. DM
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Free font alternative to Code Pro?

While looking for some fonts for a web design project I stumbled across the Code Pro font: Can someone recommend a similar font that's free? I really like the symmetry of this font and want to use it ...
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Do you recognise this font?

Does anyone recognise this font please?
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What font is used for this “Vanity Draws Blood” text?

Really want to know what font this is: I've tried using whatfontis.com and myfonts.com. The closest I have found is these two: http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/megamistudios/semiautonomous-subunit-clade/...
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find font from the scanned image

I am working for my client creating his stationary printing, he wish to have the same font used in this image. I was tired searching the font, so I seek your expertise to find the font in the attached ...