Announcement Announcement Module
Collapse
No announcement yet.
What's your favorite font? Page Title Module
Move Remove Collapse
Search Search Module
Collapse

Advertisement Advertisement Module
Collapse

Latest Topics Latest Topics Module
Collapse

  • SandraGenJobs
    Reply to Filling your portfolio.
    SandraGenJobs
    You can always work for a small amount of money on sites like Freelancer or Odesk or Elance. Or you can always do some pro bono work for local charities. Take a look at this article, I think it might...
    Today, 03:02 AM
  • PanToshi
    Reply to Heyo! Looking for a portfolio crit.
    PanToshi
    Hi jc and welcome to GDF.

    We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done anything...
    Today, 02:59 AM
  • PanToshi
    Reply to Hi everybody
    PanToshi
    Hi daniel and welcome to GDF.

    We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done...
    Today, 02:58 AM
  • PanToshi
    Reply to Need software recommendation
    PanToshi
    Peebs: It really depends what you want to do. Are you looking to "draw" freestyle illustrations? Create brochures and posters? Design billboards or vehicle wraps? Print 3D forms? Code websites?...
    Today, 02:57 AM
  • jcshalo
    Heyo! Looking for a portfolio crit.
    jcshalo
    Hey guys, I'm new to GDF and was wondering if I could get feedback on my work. My work is at http://jcshalo.prosite.com/. Glad to be a part of the community now and look forward to growing as a designer....
    Today, 02:28 AM

Powered by mediabistro.com
Mediabistro Creative Sites Mediabistro Creative Sites Module
Collapse
X
Conversation Detail Module
Collapse
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • What's your favorite font?

    Mine has to be Segoe UI Light, or at least from an all-around view.. It's so clean!
    For writing, it's Helvetica.

  • #2
    My favorite font is whichever one(s) work(s) best for the project at hand.
    ___________
    Burn the land and boil the sea, you can't take the sky from me.

    blog/portfolio

    Comment


    • #3
      My go-to font is Univers. But, I wouldn't say I have a "favorite".
      http://brokenspokedesign.com

      Comment


      • #4
        Janson.
        People will believe anything, which means I will believe anythingI want to start believing in things that have shapeliness and harmony.
        -Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

        Comment


        • #5
          optima

          Comment


          • #6
            Comic-sans.
            Your first signature will always be there...


            sigpic

            Comment


            • #7
              Helvetica.

              Every once in a while I come across a printed piece using Helvetica that is so well designed that it is almost like the first time I ever saw it. I was starting about just about the time Helvetica was introduced. I loved to use Hairline Helveica as a large contrasting element. Before Hairline Helve was available, I had it hand lettered by a guy at GM Photographic.

              The Univers family runs a very close second for me.
              Last edited by sully1251; 04-21-2012, 08:22 PM.
              http://www.paulsullivanstudio.com

              Comment


              • #8
                I don't really have a favorite, but I do use Adobe Caslon a lot. Helvetica Neue, too.
                This post is brought to you by the letter E and the number 9. Those are the buttons I push to get a Twix out of the candy machine.
                "I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."

                Comment


                • #9
                  I was big on Helvetica, but I've been leaning more towards Univers. I can't really say why. Both are beautiful fonts. There is just something about Univers that seems more "right" to me than Helvetica.
                  http://brokenspokedesign.com

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Old-timer here -- been reaching for Franklin Gothic since I was a kit playing with discarded type and a stamp pad, keeping close by my Mom's side as the presses ran the next room over. :-}

                    For serif body text lately I'm fond of the Warnock Pro that came as a registration bonus with Acrobat or some such.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Futura

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        also love helvetica neue, am also a big fan of futura, but helvetica neue light has trumped it

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by garricks View Post
                          I don't really have a favorite, but I do use Adobe Caslon a lot. Helvetica Neue, too.
                          Those are mine.
                          "Go ahead, make your logos in PS. We charge extra money to redraw your logo into vector art so it can be printed on promotional product. Cha CHING! " - CCericola

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by darkwolf29a View Post
                            Those are mine.
                            I'm willing to share.
                            This post is brought to you by the letter E and the number 9. Those are the buttons I push to get a Twix out of the candy machine.
                            "I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              All of us Helevetica lovers have to take our hats off when Futura is mentioned. Fut is Helve's grandpa.
                              http://www.paulsullivanstudio.com

                              Comment

                              Mediabistro A division of Prometheus Global Media home | site map | advertising/sponsorships | careers | contact us | help courses | browse jobs | freelancers | content | member benefits | reprints & permissions terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2015 Mediabistro Inc.
                              Working...
                              X