Tag: typefaces

206 What is wrong with Comic Sans? 2014-09-05T13:22:45.463

75 Why don't upper case numbers exist? 2015-06-03T11:07:36.467

74 What is so good about Helvetica? 2014-12-16T10:27:18.773

45 What is the difference between a font and a typeface? 2012-11-15T16:15:11.957

42 "Serifs improve fast, easy readability for long text" - myth or truth? 2012-10-01T22:11:00.597

41 How to explain to a client the font in their logo is not to be used for anything else 2017-05-17T08:52:33.347

28 Where do professional designers go to look for typefaces? 2013-02-13T18:23:37.033

28 Is Marcellus a serif font? 2014-10-26T16:59:43.857

23 What are the differences between Helvetica and Arial? 2011-01-21T07:44:12.203

21 What characters are good to start with when designing a typeface? 2011-06-21T00:23:46.910

20 How are Serif and Sans-serif fonts different, and when should one use one over the other? 2011-01-07T04:44:24.520

17 Will typeface design ever "stop"? 2015-04-16T10:32:56.670

13 What makes a font a "gothic" font? 2012-05-11T17:52:29.647

11 How can I change the default typeface in Indesign? 2012-01-16T16:41:01.647

11 When are typefaces considered conflicting with each other? 2015-11-05T17:17:10.617

11 Why are there so many variations on the ampersand design? 2016-03-04T23:20:48.467

11 How to design the letter ß (eszett or sharp S) 2016-03-08T13:15:33.857

10 How should I approach designing special characters I am unfamiliar with when designing a typeface? 2016-03-04T21:59:33.933

9 The selection and use of typefaces for the non-designer 2011-09-20T19:55:07.977

9 What skills, techniques or methods can I use to help teach my child typography? 2014-04-07T20:48:13.190

9 What things should I consider when using my own custom fonts on a client's project? 2014-12-26T13:37:48.270

9 What advantages/disadvantages do specific font formats have for print production? 2015-01-07T17:27:21.757

9 Helvetica: trailing leg in lowercase "a" 2017-09-19T17:20:19.890

8 Is there a typographical term for vertically-stacked characters? 2011-07-19T11:36:16.043

8 Double space acceptable after period before abbreviated title? 2013-08-13T09:34:18.913

8 Designing for a 6in x 9in book 2013-11-20T20:11:45.463

8 What are the different stroke widths (e.g. in a W) in serif fonts called, and why do they have a particular orientation? 2016-02-19T19:47:40.637

7 Does this poster convey a “Frenchy” look? 2011-09-13T13:48:34.807

7 Alternative to font "x" chart or service? 2012-12-11T17:35:55.037

7 Are there any benefits to using kerning pairs over kerning classes? 2013-04-30T03:41:10.820

7 Are there "bi-form" fonts that don't have descenders? 2014-09-12T04:10:05.077

7 What is the actual problem with Calibri? 2016-10-28T15:57:26.390

7 Is this Dutch IJ ligature suitable and readable to native speakers? 2016-12-30T10:58:36.780

7 Design issues concerning header and body fonts with a different x-height 2017-02-02T19:44:14.130

7 Type Design: Background and guidelines for designing the Umlaute (ä Ä, ü Ü, ö Ö) of a serif typeface 2017-08-21T11:43:16.460

6 Guidelines for logos using multiple typefaces 2011-02-18T00:54:37.770

6 How far back does the concept of a "bold" typeface variant go 2012-08-10T04:11:53.670

6 Considerations when using multiple font faces (on webpage or CD cover) 2012-12-31T11:26:43.117

6 visual typeface search tool 2013-02-08T18:28:45.577

6 Which of these font communicates "luxury products" better? 2014-03-29T00:05:43.570

6 How to determine a typeface's origin and whether I have a license? 2014-11-27T15:28:02.250

6 How do typefaces become taboo? 2017-10-24T18:55:01.963

5 Are there typographic methods of rendering a document traceable? 2012-10-30T19:35:57.800

5 How can I create a font from my handwriting? 2012-11-15T16:17:58.050

5 What are the historical origins of Helvetica? 2013-01-14T06:49:42.797

5 Is Optima Roman or Optima Medium the Optima.ttc found in Mac OS X? 2013-02-23T12:05:41.583

5 What the name of the part of the character that holds the counters and the eyes in a stencil typeface? 2013-03-06T23:17:00.473

5 Help Identify the Japanese and Chinese Fonts as Pictured 2013-11-21T00:17:53.983

5 Typeface suggestions for both family programming and contemporary art 2013-12-10T17:02:02.403

5 Strange type behaviours, some rounded letters seem larger 2014-04-04T18:20:23.023

5 Is there a name for digits/figures which fit in the x-height? 2014-04-08T12:58:40.063

5 Webfont alternatives to Gotham 2014-07-09T01:45:55.740

5 OpenType Features - Adaptable typefaces 2015-01-23T11:12:32.117

5 Why does Consolas scale so well on Windows? 2015-09-01T09:52:49.557

5 What characteristics define a technical typeface? 2016-04-14T15:05:53.077

5 What is it called when all the characters are typed out for typeface examination? 2017-12-15T00:25:16.773

4 What properties should a typeface or font for children's signage have while still being playful? 2011-09-07T18:07:24.580

4 Free Font similar in style to verlag 2012-02-23T21:31:18.233

4 Database of font information 2013-02-19T18:38:00.913

4 Best practice to creating distorted text? 2013-11-04T20:58:41.107

4 What is this table-like way of presenting fonts called? 2014-02-13T11:12:04.700

4 1 letter used - do I need to buy the entire font? 2014-04-21T19:49:02.373

4 Term for upward slant of horizontals in a typeface 2014-09-15T23:56:01.250

4 Is there research on the preference of sans-serif fonts in printed text for Western European countries? 2015-06-10T17:45:41.077

4 Recognizing font differences 2015-06-18T00:56:19.040

4 Libre font databases with fine-grained faceted search 2015-10-18T15:41:26.157

4 Why is Verdana's lower-case pi symbol so similar to an n? 2016-07-12T00:41:47.613

4 How to account for a space in OpenType ligature? 2016-10-05T12:41:09.760

4 What are the differences between OFL and Apache License for fonts? 2017-01-01T07:09:40.130

4 Adjusting font alignment and size 2017-06-13T13:07:07.973

4 How do you decide on a typeface? 2017-11-29T04:18:27.950

4 How to know which second typeface should be used, given a contextual typeface? 2018-03-02T05:25:56.373

3 Where do you get your type inspiration or how do you decide on the right type? 2011-01-19T09:32:23.410

3 CharterBT/CMSans complementary monospaced font 2013-01-25T12:25:16.377

3 Creating typefaces and what widths to use? 2013-02-07T18:13:49.370

3 Help identify or find more examples of this font 2013-11-12T15:41:54.240

3 Examples of medieval and Renaissance typography? 2014-05-26T15:58:12.573

3 Keeping track of outlined fonts in Illustrator 2015-08-19T14:34:26.043

3 Is there anyway to convert all texts to outlines in Sketch App? 2015-09-08T14:19:00.980

3 Problems looking for a specific sans-serif typeface 2015-10-14T04:04:00.660

3 Sticker font - what is it? 2015-12-27T02:31:52.883

3 Generating font files from SVG files 2016-07-12T20:26:26.800

3 Developing a Typeface 2017-02-10T09:12:59.130

3 Type Research: »Die Rettung des Abendlandes« by Ernst Otto Montanus 2017-08-04T10:17:35.010

2 Crediting a typeface in a finished work 2011-04-20T08:50:47.933

2 Why does Twitter app use different fonts in two screens? 2012-06-13T05:41:59.677

2 Are light type face versions simply thinner than the roman (regular) ones? 2012-06-27T05:12:08.860

2 Font conversion from (unknown file type - maybe .pfa) with .afm 2012-09-18T19:28:28.493

2 What licensing requirements are there for the use of fonts in logos? 2012-10-29T21:49:03.990

2 What are good sites for purchasing a bulk of typefaces? 2013-02-07T08:37:30.603

2 Font pairing for Caslon 2014-02-04T05:49:25.050

2 I want to make font, I have digitized the characters, how to proceed next? 2014-04-17T05:28:01.150

2 What design resources should I expect to get from a client? 2014-09-11T13:46:11.683

2 Is there software for comparing fonts side-by-side? 2014-12-16T16:15:39.507

2 Typeface with little space needs for package design 2015-07-14T08:30:58.330

2 What font to use add text to picture, when there is no white background? 2016-02-22T08:02:54.003

2 Hand Lettering style? 2016-03-03T05:16:24.583

2 Borrowing punctuation from another typeface 2016-04-09T16:48:54.923

2 Are there fonts whose licence allows me to edit them and then resell the edited version? 2016-06-24T04:02:29.743