Your favourite Fonts

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Your favourite Fonts

Postby Toby » 12 Jan 2018, 13:32

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I love a bit of Cochin. Elegant & restrained.

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Postby Minnie the Minx » 12 Jan 2018, 13:58

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby The Beatles » 12 Jan 2018, 15:07

Helvetica and Gill Sans for typing.

There's one I occasionally see used in signage in this country which is beautiful - blocky, 60s, serif thing. I'll see if I can find an example.
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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby souphound » 12 Jan 2018, 17:47

I don't know about "favorite" - I guess that depends on the use/situation/audience. However, I can show you one that I will NEVER EVER use or even try to read if ever I encounter it. I give you the beard font:

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby sloopjohnc » 12 Jan 2018, 18:04

Palatino and Calibri for emailing and print. More elegant and subtle than Times Roman or Arial.


Palatino

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Calibri

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 12 Jan 2018, 18:09

Now I want a hamburger.
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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby pcqgod » 12 Jan 2018, 18:17

Garamond is pretty cool.
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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby sloopjohnc » 12 Jan 2018, 18:51

Harvey K-Tel wrote:Now I want a hamburger.


Way to derail a perfectly good thread on the craft and aesthetics of font creation.

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby sloopjohnc » 12 Jan 2018, 18:53

I don't know if anyone else has had to do this, but when I was working for a publisher and creating more ads, I had CDs and CDs of font collections.

It kinda became a sorta sickness, up there with music collecting.

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby Diamond Dog » 12 Jan 2018, 19:01

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In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby Snarfyguy » 12 Jan 2018, 19:39

Mark E. Smith font available here for PC or Mac: http://thefall.org/news/mesfont.html

Now your typed text can look like this:

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I'm not sure exactly how useful this is since no one else is likely to have it, meaning it won't render on anyone else's device but yours.
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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby souphound » 12 Jan 2018, 21:24

Howzabout that Hillvetica one? :lol:

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Postby martha » 14 Jan 2018, 05:08

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby LeBaron » 14 Jan 2018, 16:49

Some genius came up with a set of fonts for legal writing. It’s been a smash hit.

https://typographyforlawyers.com/fonts.html
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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby Tonto Papadopoulos » 14 Jan 2018, 23:36

Comic Sans. I'm a primary school teacher.
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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby Quaco » 15 Jan 2018, 09:02

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby Diamond Dog » 15 Jan 2018, 09:53

That's a good point Quaco!
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 17 Jan 2018, 10:18

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Re: Your favourite Fonts

Postby sloopjohnc » 17 Jan 2018, 18:46

German Dave wrote:Comic Sans. I'm a primary school teacher.


Ironically, there's nothing comic about Comic sans.

It's the Carrot Top or Gallagher of fonts.