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#1 Flavabox


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Posted 22 February 2004 - 07:26 PM

I thought I'd start a thread where designers can show there fav fonts.


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Posted 22 February 2004 - 09:28 PM

would you start with your own favorites? ;)

This is actually a very nice thread. We are going to have a download section and if you come accross any interesting fonts which might be interesting for other designers and are free ware, please, let us know.

#3 Flavabox


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Posted 26 February 2004 - 12:05 AM

Hmm doesn't seem to be working. How do I include pictures in posts?

Till then www.flavabox.com/fonts.jpg



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Posted 01 March 2004 - 09:49 PM

if ya want a font then just go to www.wantedfonts.com there all freeware and have quite a few good ones!


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Posted 01 March 2004 - 10:17 PM

Flavabox, thanks. These are nice!
Shane, what about your favourites?

#6 pureda


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Posted 19 April 2004 - 06:33 PM

I have to admit that I have a little obsession with AvantGarde.

Other favourites include Carpenter, Bickham, and Hard Times

#7 Phirenzic


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Posted 20 April 2004 - 02:56 AM

I've also been addicted to AvantGarde lately :)

Another good site to use is www.whatthefont.com, if you stumble across a font you like and can't figure out which one it is.

#8 g_wulfwud


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Posted 29 April 2004 - 08:08 AM

fontsforflash.com is good..for flash that is...

#9 simplistik


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Posted 29 April 2004 - 02:51 PM

AvantGarde Series
Compacta Series

I usually use these fonts only cause I use them as base fonts, cause they are good to build custom fonts, and then modify them as I see fit.

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#10 exogen


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Posted 13 May 2004 - 02:46 AM

I enjoy Trebuchet MS and Georgia. As for third-party fonts, Automaton is very nice.

#11 Jameelah


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Posted 20 May 2004 - 02:00 PM

Hi, I'm new here but totally obsessed with typography, so I have two words for you "House Industries"

Currently in love with Shag Family. You can check out more fonts out on their site: http://www.houseindustries.com

"If at first you don't succede destroy all evidence that you tried..." ;)

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#12 bigyou


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Posted 20 May 2004 - 02:11 PM

I'm quite classic I guess ... at the moment, my favorites are Univers and Garamond. Rotis is also an interesting one because of its great variety of serif and sans-serif.

#13 LoriL1212


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Posted 24 May 2004 - 02:31 AM

I (like exogen before me) like Trebuchet MS and Georgia -- I also like Century Gothic. However, I really love so many different fonts --- it is all up to the subject that I am designing as to what I choose :)

#14 morganlh85


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Posted 04 June 2004 - 05:05 AM

I'm a trebuchet fan also, and Franklin Gothic. For serifs, I like Georgia. Others I likea are Oz and MarkerFelt. But if I could pay $10,000 to rid the earth of Comic Sans right this moment, I certainly would.

#15 mbleigh


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Posted 07 June 2004 - 06:22 PM

My favorite fonts are

Century Gothic
Gill Sans MT Condensed
Myriad Pro (especially Light)

Some "effect" fonts I use:
Ferro Rosso
BN Internet
Anything from Blambot.com

#16 Logistikal


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Posted 07 June 2004 - 08:24 PM

For body copy: Verdana
For headers(if they're in all caps): TREBUCHET MS
Favorite body copy font of all time: Georgia
Classic font: Garamond

And of course, you can't forget Silkscreen.
Design with standards.

#17 wirewool


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Posted 07 June 2004 - 11:53 PM

i like verdana also,
quite keen on arial rounded mt bold, has nice kitch quality to it
but my current fav is- placard condensed
but really all depends what creating, what font i use

#18 Jag


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Posted 10 June 2004 - 03:18 AM

Verdana is always a good solid font.

I also quite enjoy "Futured", it's a perfect font if your looking for "subtle tech" :)
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#19 psyris


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Posted 03 July 2004 - 08:38 AM

simple fonts seem to work best on most occassion however a few complex ones to tend to do the trick, basic is quite a good one for that however since i have it on demo cant use it, bugga, does n e one know n e good font sites which good complex, pattern type fonts, im currently searching through the sites already posted, cheers
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#20 Imagenesis


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Posted 03 July 2004 - 09:52 AM

VERDANA ALL THE WAY...you can make so much with that font by editing its properties...

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