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Help me find this type?

Found font I'd love for my Save the Dates and need your help to track it down! [more inside]
posted by xicana63 on Apr 6, 2014 - 4 answers

 

What is the name of this font?? I must know.

Typographers of mefi, what is the name of this awesome font? You're my only hope. Thanks!
posted by lettuce dance on Mar 30, 2014 - 10 answers

Too many fonts, OSX Mavericks edtion

Macbook Pro, running Mavericks. I was a bad, bad girl and installed way too many fonts (4000+) by accident. [more inside]
posted by jadepearl on Mar 9, 2014 - 5 answers

Typographers of the World, Unite!

I'm vector-izing this header plate from an old edition of my labor union's newspaper for use in future editions. Obviously I'll be tracing the hand-lettering of "Industrial Worker", but I'd like to find a font that matches as closely as possible the sans serif lettering used for "Labor Produces all Wealth..." and the slogans on the banners.
posted by wobdev on Jan 11, 2014 - 8 answers

Typophiles: What's the Hominis Font Like?

I really like the font titled Hominis. I'd love to know what historical era the style belongs to--Victorian?--as well as what typeface it might have been modeled after, if it doesn't seem original. (I attempted to contact the designer, but was unsuccessful.) Thanks in advance.
posted by whitebird on Jan 7, 2014 - 7 answers

In Search Of Post Time

I'm looking for an amazing 2014 wall calendar. [more inside]
posted by casarkos on Jan 3, 2014 - 8 answers

What type of typography should I use with this image?

I´m trying to make a flyer to advertise some classes I´m teaching. There´s an image I really would like to use, but it has very light and very dark areas, making it very difficult to add text to it. [more inside]
posted by Fermin on Aug 21, 2013 - 11 answers

What was this particular web typography plugin/package called?

I used a HTML typography package years ago and can find neither hide nor hair of it any more. It converted HTML to include proper dashes, curly quotes and other typographic elements. It may have been a blogging engine (or included with one). What was it? [more inside]
posted by jquinby on Aug 19, 2013 - 5 answers

Fonts with the X-factor

Typographers, designers, and font geeks: I'm looking for fonts with a distinctive and stylish letter "X". Other criteria: sans serif, not too ornate, and preferably free to download. The X is going to form part of a word, so as well as being distinctive it should also fit nicely with the other characters. Thanks in advance (:
posted by iivix on May 10, 2013 - 4 answers

Hole punched letters?

Hello all, I'm looking for the name of the tool that would be used to punch letters into paper. [more inside]
posted by Sreiny on Apr 17, 2013 - 10 answers

Where can I find accent images to make printed documents classy?

Where can I find free graphics that I can use on invitations, event programs, and books? I'm looking for black and white images: Horizontal rules, flourishes, small flowers, accent images, those little symbols that look like a spade but have a swirling stem....? [more inside]
posted by chocolatemilkshakes on Apr 15, 2013 - 12 answers

The visual equivalent of 'Prisencolinensinainciusol'

There are Latin fonts designed to mimic Cyrillic, Asian characters, and many other scripts. What are some examples of foreign-script fonts which mimic Latin characters?
posted by Gordafarin on Mar 30, 2013 - 4 answers

meta-footnote-filter

How do I create nested footnotes in iWork Pages 08, or Microsoft Word 08? [more inside]
posted by Hoenikker on Mar 17, 2013 - 3 answers

What should be used for leading?

The standard Type 1 fonts from Adobe don't have a definition of Leading. What should I use? [more inside]
posted by plinth on Jan 30, 2013 - 6 answers

| What's The Font |

WhatTheFont| is throwing me gibberish on this 1970's Poster Inspiration Font [more inside]
posted by TangerineGurl on Nov 27, 2012 - 10 answers

Help me search for specific typographic examples.

I am looking for examples of typography that reflects or contrasts the meaning of the word(s) it is being applied to. For example, the word 'power' being set in authoritative/powerful typeface. Is there a name for this use of typography?
posted by nanook on Nov 19, 2012 - 8 answers

Name this font!

What font is this? [more inside]
posted by Gusaroo on Nov 5, 2012 - 9 answers

I Dream of Fonts

Building a font library, what are your favourite fonts and why? I'm asking from a design perspective, so mostly looking for people who have programs designed for cataloguing their massive and picked through collections. [more inside]
posted by Dynex on Nov 1, 2012 - 5 answers

Word processor with good type handling for book layout?

Is there a word processor with better type handling than Microsoft Word for a CreateSpace book? [more inside]
posted by morganw on Oct 22, 2012 - 5 answers

A Font with a View

[font/typography filter] Can you ID the font from the titles on the TV show "The View" as in this image? It's that simple.
posted by Sunburnt on Oct 18, 2012 - 1 answer

What are the most interestingly designed books?

What are the most innovatively designed books currently in print? Do you know of one that has a particularly interesting layout, perhaps using typography, photos, drawings, or layout in an unusual way? If so, what makes it so great? I am interested in learning about some fun new examples of design.
posted by mortaddams on Sep 22, 2012 - 22 answers

Something well-designed to get me well organized

Tell me of the most beautifully designed, paper-based gtd / organizers / planners in the land! I want nice typography, attractive materials and maximum usability in one package. Is this possible? [more inside]
posted by 100kb on Aug 30, 2012 - 11 answers

How do I elegantly present tabular, statistical data online?

How do I elegantly present tabular, statistical data online and automatically? I'd love some examples of beautifully presented tabular data online - something that works natively in a browser, ideally also on a tablet and mobile as well. Some interactivity (sorting, filtering) also OK but priority is usability and elegance like you'd find in printed statistical abstracts. Bonus points for open source web tools / frameworks that could help automate this from a database! [more inside]
posted by tkbarbarian on Aug 30, 2012 - 9 answers

For f's sake

How do you write your lowercase 'f's? All above the line or partly below? I'm trying to work out if this is a US/UK-specific thing. [more inside]
posted by atlantica on Aug 14, 2012 - 63 answers

The moving typography writes, and having written moves on

What is this called and how do I make it? [more inside]
posted by b33j on Aug 12, 2012 - 5 answers

What font does the Tabac logo use?

What font does the Tabac logo use? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Apr 28, 2012 - 3 answers

Just my type!

Help me identify these fonts from Wet Hot American Summer and other 80s-themed typefaces. [more inside]
posted by i8ny3x on Apr 17, 2012 - 7 answers

Why do we write 1st but not 2:00pm?

Why do we write 1st but not 2:00pm? [more inside]
posted by denriguez on Apr 14, 2012 - 19 answers

Apple[Awesome]Sauce

Looking for recommendations for beautiful, unique, high-quality iPad apps (and/or references to sites that share lists of such apps). [more inside]
posted by sprocket87 on Mar 20, 2012 - 15 answers

What is the VU Loaded font?

Is there an available font that is similar to the title on Velvet Underground's Loaded album? Example here.
posted by azoth on Mar 12, 2012 - 1 answer

Typography book for kids

Is there any such thing as a typography book for kids? [more inside]
posted by echo target on Dec 13, 2011 - 15 answers

Where or how can I find classic sports team / varsity typefaces?

Where or how can I find classic sports team / varsity typefaces? [more inside]
posted by FuckingAwesome on Dec 6, 2011 - 3 answers

What font is this?

Please help me identify the font used in this image. [more inside]
posted by Wonton Cruelty on Nov 30, 2011 - 6 answers

Typography help! Help me identify this font.

Typography help! Help me identify this font. [more inside]
posted by torietorie on Nov 29, 2011 - 7 answers

The Helvetica of the terminal?

Help me find a truly beautiful fixed-width typeface that scream TERMINAL and that doesn't cost me a comical sum of money! [more inside]
posted by ooklala on Nov 12, 2011 - 14 answers

Are there any downloadable typefaces similar to these logos?

Are there any downloadable typefaces similar to these logos? http://cdn.hypebeast.com/image/2011/10/huf-10k-pack-1-620x413.jpg http://www.shogunstore.com/blog/wp-content/images/2010/12/undftd_logo-880x660.jpg Thanks
posted by FuckingAwesome on Nov 1, 2011 - 6 answers

Does typography have measurable impact?

Are there real world examples where typography made/makes a measurable difference? [more inside]
posted by freebird on Oct 3, 2011 - 37 answers

What are all the probable pitfalls of attempting to embed my own fonts in my website?

What are all the probable pitfalls of attempting to embed my own fonts in my website? [more inside]
posted by Senor Cardgage on Oct 3, 2011 - 9 answers

Different types of the letter "a"

Typography / InDesign Filter. How can I change the letter "a" of my Gotham typeface? The "a" displayed by default is the "two-story a". However I'd like to use the "one-story" one. I know I can switch manually each "a" of my document via the Glyph window in InDesign. But is there an easier and faster way to automatically switch from "two-story a" to "one-story a"? I've searched in the Preferences panel / Text panel without success... I have InDesign CS5, Font Explorer X Pro and work on Mac. Thank you in advance!
posted by OrangeCat on Sep 7, 2011 - 2 answers

Alphabet street

What font does graffiti / street artist Ben Eine use? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Sep 7, 2011 - 7 answers

Fun, free Hebrew fonts?

Where can I find some fun, free Hebrew fonts? [more inside]
posted by yersinia on Sep 5, 2011 - 2 answers

Everybody gets the newest, awesomest fonts before me. What foundries should I be lurking to get the next next next?

Everybody gets the newest, awesomest fonts before me. What foundries should I be lurking to get the next next next? [more inside]
posted by Senor Cardgage on Aug 31, 2011 - 10 answers

Choose my own fonts in Chrome?

Is there an extension that lets use my own font choices in Chrone? Firefox has an option that doesn't let web sites choose fonts and I want something like that. There's one called Plainclothes and it does too many other things.
posted by Yakuman on Aug 18, 2011 - 2 answers

MS Office themes that provide good design to my documents?

What Themes and Style Sets to pick in Office 2007? Some design and typography advice please. [more inside]
posted by joost de vries on Jul 30, 2011 - 7 answers

Semi-informed designer seeks type advice for fat sans-serif logotype

[Type-nerd filter] What's a more "old-world"/traditional typeface: Frutiger or Gill Sans? Or something else along the same lines? Must have Black/Extra Black/Ultra faces. [more inside]
posted by TangoCharlie on Jul 29, 2011 - 9 answers

No, Comic Sans is NOT a "neato font".

TypoFilter: I need a somewhat inexpensive gift for a typophile graphic designer. [more inside]
posted by chrisfromthelc on Jul 28, 2011 - 11 answers

If you don't help me find a font, I'm gonna go with Papyrus.

I'm looking for a font which I can legally @font-face that's very thick, but not entirely geometric and formal and serious. Think the font Impact — tall, skinny, and heavy — but a little bit more rounded and playful. If I could find a font where the corners are very slightly rounded that would be the best. [more inside]
posted by Rory Marinich on Jun 15, 2011 - 20 answers

Adobe Illustrator this is my font now what?

I designed a typeface using Illustrator CS5. Now I want to use it. [more inside]
posted by buck:fuller on Jun 9, 2011 - 7 answers

Font me!

Is there a name for this pretty typographic presentation? Is there a way to get a print of it? [more inside]
posted by leotrotsky on May 15, 2011 - 8 answers

What's the State of the Art in Font Embedding

What's the best current free or paid website font-embedding service? In terms of ease of use, stability, cross-browser-ity and general typographic badassness? [more inside]
posted by signal on Apr 1, 2011 - 6 answers

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