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Soviet Cowboy Fonts?

I'm looking for the website of an Eastern-European, I think, designer & typographer who designed some cool-looking Western (cowboy-style) fonts with a former-Soviet-satellite flair. The site had scans of some of his sketchbooks. Anyone?
posted by ITheCosmos on Jan 5, 2009 - 6 answers

Custom fonts online... again?

What're the best practices these days for including custom fonts in web design? [more inside]
posted by electric_counterpoint on Dec 19, 2008 - 9 answers

Firefox 3 and the mysterious missing font

Why does Firefox 3 no longer allow me to choose Times New Roman as the default font, even though it is installed on my Vista system? Trivial but annoying. [more inside]
posted by iamisaid on Dec 18, 2008 - 4 answers

Deeply anal-retentive font geek question about IPA fonts.

Roman IPA fonts and the non-roman characters who love them. [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Dec 18, 2008 - 2 answers

Looking for a solution to finding and using special characters.

What is the best, most efficient FREE way to get a bunch of people on the same page with IPA or special character fonts, across platforms? [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Dec 12, 2008 - 16 answers

Why is text in Firefox so ugly?

Why is text in Firefox so damn ugly and is there anything, from a design perspective, that I can do about it? (Okay, text in FF may not be ugly, exactly, but it doesn't compare to IE, Opera, or Safari.) I'm making a website for a friend, and he's complained that in FF the text isn't 'pretty'. Since FF is all I use, it looks great to me - but damn if he isn't right that the copy looks sharper./smoother in other browsers. Whassup with that?
posted by zylocomotion on Dec 9, 2008 - 7 answers

Looking for an organizational planning calendar

Looking for an organizational planning calendar -- ability to emphasize/de-emphasize certain events, filter by category, and share amongst colleagues. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by chefscotticus on Nov 3, 2008 - 3 answers

Not my type!

I'm trying to find a manual typewriter with a cursive font [more inside]
posted by alcopop on Oct 27, 2008 - 2 answers

Please Identify a Font

Could you please identify this font? I've already tried the online font identification doohickeys. Thanks!
posted by sciurus on Oct 19, 2008 - 10 answers

Segoe UI Font Missing

Where can I get Segoe UI font? [more inside]
posted by paulyballs on Oct 14, 2008 - 1 answer

A Font of All Knowledge

FontFilter: What is the best font management application for Windows? I would like opinions on the best software package regardless of price, as well as on the best in terms of price-to-value. [more inside]
posted by fusinski on Oct 5, 2008 - 8 answers

HTML mail but you don't have the font -- what do you see?

If I send someone an email in HTML format, using a font (Droid Sans Mono) that the recipient (who has a client set to read HTML or Rich Text email) does NOT have installed on their machine, what do they see? Does the recipient's client choose another font automatically? [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Sep 24, 2008 - 3 answers

He Kerned For Our Sins

Who designed this Jesus-y font that I see all over Christian printed material and churches? What is its significance? Its history?
posted by Lieber Frau on Sep 18, 2008 - 16 answers

WTF (What's This Font?)

I need help identifying a font and WhatTheFont and IdentiFont are failing me. [more inside]
posted by genial on Sep 18, 2008 - 3 answers

Font question

I want to design an invitation that looks like a football game ticket stub. What font should I use?
posted by tizzie on Sep 2, 2008 - 7 answers

A very Brady font problem

I downloaded the free font Bradybunch and somehow it has now replaced Arial in my MacBook. I don't mean that Bradybunch shows up instead of Arial; I mean that in some applications my computer now thinks Arial is made up of mixed capital and lowercase letters in a childish hand. [more inside]
posted by killerinsideme on Sep 2, 2008 - 7 answers

How serious are intersecting coordinates in a font?

How serious are intersecting coordinates in a font? [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Aug 30, 2008 - 4 answers

Need a definite answer for approximately equal

Here's the deal: I've exhausted my neurons looking for some kind of answer to a mathematical symbol stumper. I'd love to know who invented, originated, or was the first individual to use the double-tilde (≈) as a means of expressing/denoting "approximately equal" in mathematics. I know that Robert-Recorde is supposed to have introduced the "equals" sign (=) in 1557. Any and all assistance is greatly appreciated. I await enlightenment.
posted by font_snob on Aug 28, 2008 - 5 answers

How do you convert a font file with the extension ".scr" to TTF?

How do you convert a font file with the extension ".scr" to TTF? [more inside]
posted by bingwah on Aug 27, 2008 - 9 answers

What's this handwritten font?

Can anyone identify the font in this picture? [more inside]
posted by MythMaker on Aug 22, 2008 - 8 answers

Name that dingbat

Name this dingbat font [more inside]
posted by madforplaid on Aug 15, 2008 - 4 answers

Movies with symbols replacing letters in their logos?

I'm looking to find or generate a list of movies whose logo/font includes at least one symbol replacing a letter. For instance, Night Shift replaces the "i"s with footprints, and more famously Ghostbusters replaces the O with the "no ghosts" icon. Bonus points if the symbol is a dollar sign. [more inside]
posted by Zair TL on Aug 6, 2008 - 23 answers

How do I fix misrendered Firefox fonts?

How do I fix misrendered Firefox fonts? [more inside]
posted by dogwelder on Aug 2, 2008 - 4 answers

How Do I Add Fonts to GIMP? (Mac)

I loaded GIMP on to my IMac but would like to put some fonts on it (like maybe some from 1001 fonts)...I am not tech-savvy (to say the least) and would appreciate how I can go about downloading such free fonts and adding them to GIMP. Thanks in advance for any help on this.
posted by snap_dragon on Jul 28, 2008 - 7 answers

How can I make my thesis look beautiful?

I have a 50,000 word medical thesis to write. I don't want it to end up looking like a big ugly Word document, just printed out on A4 and bound. I would like some graphic design inspiration/tips for making it look more like a real book, which would actually be a pleasure to pick up and read. [more inside]
posted by roofus on Jul 23, 2008 - 23 answers

What do you call everything but the serif?

Is there a (preferably single-word) term that picks out every part of a character except the serif? [more inside]
posted by miniape on Jul 20, 2008 - 9 answers

Which font format?

Which font format should I buy? MyFonts.com's FAQ suggests that OpenType is the wave of the future and the first truly cross-platform format. But I want to be sure that what I get will work with all my older software, older Mac OS (as well as my main Win XP machine), and wherever I get things printed. [more inside]
posted by amtho on Jun 26, 2008 - 9 answers

Handwriting? Writing with ones' hand? Please explain.

I'd like to find typographically pretty stencils in small sizes; Something neat and flat that I could have in my notebook and trace with a .005 pen. [more inside]
posted by monocultured on Jun 22, 2008 - 4 answers

Font identification

Quick font indentification? [more inside]
posted by fire&wings on Jun 11, 2008 - 9 answers

NYPL/Pylon font match?

What is the font used by Pylon on all their records and singles and everything else? You know, this one. [more inside]
posted by activitystory on Jun 8, 2008 - 5 answers

Dissertation fonts

I'm working on my dissertation and looking for suggestions for fonts that will compliment each other well. The dissertation will be primarily in English, with substantial amounts of quoted German text, a fair bit of French, and occasional epigraphs or isolated words of polytonic Greek. [more inside]
posted by philosophygeek on May 17, 2008 - 10 answers

Need to 'vertically condense' truetype font rows for use on a PocketPC device

Help me reduce the gap height of a truetype font so that I can deploy and use it on a PocketPC to increase the amount of text on the Today screen and on pages in Mobipocket. [more inside]
posted by tra on May 11, 2008 - 2 answers

Figure out this font?

I'm asking on behalf of a friend who wants to print up some more materials for her salon, but hasn't had any luck finding the same font used for the sign. Any ideas? Already tried identifont.com without success. The sign in question is here.
posted by wolfsleepy on May 8, 2008 - 7 answers

Was he a victim of typecasting?

What is the font used for the title in this poster for Being John Malkovich? Details are welcome - light, bold, etc. Thanks.
posted by shortfuse on May 7, 2008 - 8 answers

Automatic creation of images displaying sequential numbers

How do I automatically create a series of images of sequential numbers? ( 01.jpg shows the number '1', 02.jpg the number '2', etc) [more inside]
posted by Grensgeval on Apr 30, 2008 - 5 answers

I'm a loser, I know.

Name that font... again. [more inside]
posted by Ugh on Apr 14, 2008 - 7 answers

Sabotage credits font?

I'm trying to nail down the font used for the "credits" in the Beastie Boys' Sabotage video. Looks familiar, but I can't get it, and identifont and the like are no help.
posted by majcher on Apr 13, 2008 - 8 answers

Name those fonts, please.

Another "what's this typeface?" question. What are the two typefaces used in this image?
posted by bricoleur on Apr 11, 2008 - 10 answers

Handwriting Font Identificaton

What typeface are they using to produce the phrase "Catálogo de bicicletas" on this page? [more inside]
posted by chuke on Apr 11, 2008 - 4 answers

I didn't get a big monitor because I'm blind, I got it to see more stuff

Why does my new 1680x1050 monitor, on some sites (including this one), show me ridiculously-freakin'-huge fonts in my browser? There are more details, of course... [more inside]
posted by genghis on Apr 2, 2008 - 6 answers

Name this font.

Name this font. [more inside]
posted by pantheON on Mar 28, 2008 - 4 answers

The (Monotype) Matrix Reloaded

I have a Monotype matrix case containing a bespoke font. Please help me see what it looks like in print. [more inside]
posted by scruss on Mar 20, 2008 - 8 answers

Where can I get 2007 MLS lettering for a Chicago Fire home jersey?

Where can I get 2007 MLS lettering for a Chicago Fire home jersey? [more inside]
posted by EasilyOdd on Mar 11, 2008 - 4 answers

Help Me Find A Font For My Superstar Jr!

Help! I need a font (or at least some good examples of it in use), pronto! [more inside]
posted by maryh on Mar 8, 2008 - 3 answers

How to get permission to handright a protected font?

How does one obtain a license to recreate a font in handwriting/design? [more inside]
posted by JeremiahBritt on Mar 6, 2008 - 9 answers

Help find this dingbat baby

To what dingbat font does this baby belong? [more inside]
posted by ArchBr on Feb 26, 2008 - 8 answers

Batman TV fonts?

Looking for a font similar to the one used in the 1966 Adam-West-era Batman tv show opening credits; any ideas? [more inside]
posted by NewGear on Feb 19, 2008 - 5 answers

Web browsing with a hi-res display?

Optimal web browsing with a high resolution (1920x1200) display? [more inside]
posted by mikeand1 on Feb 16, 2008 - 12 answers

how can I write with windows default system font ?

how can I write with "Marlett" windows XP default system font ? [more inside]
posted by Baud on Feb 15, 2008 - 5 answers

TrueType (.ttf) or OpenType (.otf) font file rename utility for Mac OS X?

Does anyone know of a TrueType (.ttf) or OpenType (.otf) font file rename utility for Mac OS X? [more inside]
posted by bigt83 on Jan 25, 2008 - 9 answers

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