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I was hoping that you guys could help me out. I am by no means a typographer of any sort, so I was hoping to get your help. I would like to get the following verse in a tattoo on my right calf, and was hoping I could get your opinions on fonts, spacing, kerning and all that good stuff.

"Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me."

That is the verse I was planning on, and I was hoping to run it just under half way around my calf and then rap to the next line, so I'm guessing it would have to be about 16pt, hoping for no longer than 3 lines long... I don't know if this would be adequate information.. That would make the width about 3.5 to 4 inches across..

Again, I don't know if this info makes sense... Think any of you could help me out?

Hey there!

I'm a new and learning designer just taking my first typography class. It is something I am really enjoying.
As part of my class, I was assigned a typeface to study and do research on and present as my final project. The face I was given is "Filosophia." It is a beautiful one and I know it was developed by Zuzana Licko of Emigre Fonts in the 1990's. I also know that it was inspired by the classic "Bodoni." Outside of that, I have found very little information on Filosphia itself.

Does anyone know of any books that include information about it or its history? Are there any groups, or communities dedicated to Filosophia? How about any valid websites?

Thanks for the help!

Hi to All, My name is Matias and I'm from Argentina... I'm need to identify this typography that I think is easy but I have no enough experience like you to do it, please help me, I will appreciate it.

Regards

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Does anyone have a good suggestion for a typeface that needs to represent classic NY brownstone and modern high-efficient energy features, such as solar panels pre-installed?

Need help finding a something similar to "Norfolk and Western" in this image:

http://lionelllc.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/6-29365_j611.jpg

actually, if you guys know of anything similar to the numerals as well it would be awesome

This is my first post on here,
figured it would be the place to go.

Thanks!

Hi,

Intradiem is a vendor for the company I work for. I'm making a newsletter for print that features them and I can't find the font they used in their logo. It appears to be a blend of serif/sans font - not sure.

The image on this post is pulled from their site header at www.intradiem.com

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Thanks!

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PLS PLS HELP
SEE ATTACHMENT

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This is from the game Fallout 3, I love this passage and want it tattooed on my lower back in this exact font. Thank you for your help!

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Hey guys!
Im new at typography and like some pointers!

http://imgur.com/W740AsS

I am making a book about banknote design and im wondering about the seperation of the body text. After the copy header (or what do you call it) there is also a space on the right side, automatically added by indesign. Is this decent typography or should i try to align the right row with the top of the body header?

This is one big text box by the way with paragraph styles.

Thank you,
Alexander

Camden baseball 2015 font please!

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I've been looking for this font's name for months. Nobody seems to know, and the recognition pages didn't get it either.

The sample says "E l B a o". I've seen this fon in one or two places already so, I think it's a famous one.

It's a bold/curly/fantasy font. I suspect it's a free one.

Can anybody help?

GonSch

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Hi everyone!

This is my first attempt to get competent critique about my font. So please, Don’t beat me up too hard :)
I will be very appreciated about any critics and comments.
My first serif typeface I am trying to make a little bit retro, fashy, but contemporary.
It has 5 different serif shapes depending on the position of prominent parts of letters (maybe a little bit too complicated, but I like it).
I know there are still many things to work on and improve, but the main parts I am really not sure about are sharp ends of stems. The stems are the only parts without any serifs and I guess it makes the whole face unusual.
Please look at PDF files attached below.
I made the stems a little bit out of the baseline to prevent them to look shorter than next letters, but I think it still looks wired at large points. At sample "i" looks longer than next "l" and so on.. . May be I made them too sharp or too long? Is there any way to do not change the shape? Or may be I need to make the bottom parts of letters more consequent? Or it is Okay?
I need your opinions.

Thank you for your time and responce!

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My first post!

I'm designing a business card for a mobile pet grooming business and they asked me to include this font. I'm 99 percent sure I've seen it before, I've tried WhatTheFont and other font search tools but so far no cigarette.

I yield to the powers of the internet's hive mind now...

Your help is much appreciated. :)

Peaces,

-Jules

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Please help me to identify this font and if possible let me know where i can find it.
This is the font:

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Any ideas? No luck with any other avenues so far. Be my saviors!

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Hello,
have been endlessly searching for these but to no avail, if you could help I would be greatly thankful ;-)

Hello! I've got a bit of dilemma on my hands. I'm currently the design editor of my university's student newspaper and for April 1st we're doing a joke issue with the theme "time warp." Each page will be from a certain period in time, with the first page being the beginning of the universe (the leading cover choice right now is a blank page) and the last page will the end of it. All pages will be themed, with some modeled after illuminated manuscripts and others 1920s newspapers, for example.

Now, I'm incredibly excited for this project, but the fonts have got me tripped up, specifically at the very beginning (cavemen and the discovery of fire) and the end (the far, far future). Anything after the start of movable type I'm fine with, obviously, because I can start to use Garamond and the like. But I'd like some ideas for the type before typography and into the future.

The main stickler here is readability - I can't do cave paintings (beyond as illustrations) for the beginning because the articles have to be readable. I've offered to hand write them, but that was shot down. I've suggested telling a story in symbols and having a fake researcher's note to the side as a translation, but that was also shot down as not keeping with the theme of the issue (which, loosely, is how a newspaper written from back them would have looked) and as being "too high concept." So, a font, or at least a style of type is needed that goes with cave paintings.

I'm also having the same problem for the future. (I think the times right now are 3000 ACE, and 3,000,000 ACE, but it's not nailed down.) Just like how I can't use symbols or hieroglyphs, I can't use fonts like New Alphabet because they can't be read easily. So far, I've gotten the suggestion of Kettler and my boss seems okay with it. But that may only be because I told him it was okay at small sizes and as body text. A cliched version of the future will probably be what we go with because that will be most recognizable as "future" in the context of the issue.

There's also the issue of using faces suitable as body text. For example, the editorial page is going to fall in Roman times, and the masthead will be a play of Trajan's column. Trajan should be fine for names and the like, but setting the accompanying article in an all-caps face would be too much. So maybe Optima would be better? I've also got a few blackletter choices going (from the suggestions in The Elements of Typographic Style) that I hope to convince my boss are also readable.

I'd like to stay "accurate" since the rest of paper will be (not going to use Baskerville until after 1757!) but accuracy is not possible before the written word. I'm grateful for any suggestions thrown my way!

I am having trouble determining the fonts in the logo image included. If someone could help me determine what fonts are used, I would greatly appreciated it.

Additionally: If they are commercial fonts, do you know of any free alternatives.

Thank you ahead of time.

Hi guys and gals, I really, really, really need to know what this font is, any help would be extremely helpful!

I've been trying to find this font all day because this picture is too small and I can't make it bigger without it stretching so I'm just going to recreate the logo but I need to find the font to do that. I'm aware that it's blurry but I think you can still get a gist of what the font looks like.

It says "Just Cleaning USA"

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Hi all,

I've been working on and off on this typeface for the last few months. While I did start creating one a few years ago, I'd consider this my first "real" attempt at a full font. While a lot of the details are more suited to display purposes, I'm also trying to make it work at smaller sizes (maybe a separate text version?).

I haven't really shown it to many people yet and I'd like to know what you think and if it's worth continuing with. I'm mainly concerned about it looking too amateur-ish and wanted to know if there are any glaring beginner mistakes/things I've missed.

I've drawn the upper and lowercase, some very basic punctuation but no numerals or diacritics yet as I first wanted some feedback on the letters/overall feel so far. I'm also figuring out Open Type along the way with some ligatures, stylistic alternates, possibly swash characters, but I'm only just beginning.

This is the regular weight and I'd to make light & bold weights and an italic at least to start with. I've been working on the spacing for a while but it's still got a lot of fixing to do; there are some combinations I just can't seem to get right. There is no kerning or hinting yet (save for automatic hinting when generating).

Thanks very much in advance! It's really appreciated.

Claire

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I am a designer, and over the past 2 years I have created several typefaces (Latin 9). I have done this at my salaried job. I also do freelance design and have recently been asked to give someone a quote for a Latin 9 San-serif character set. Does anyone out there have a general pricing guide they use for freelance type design?

Client needs more t-shirts and sweaters made but can't, for the life of him, remember the name of the fonts he used before. Spent the whole day yesterday searching for them and am now hoping that someone knows the names of these. Any help is greatly appreciated!

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What font is this.

Thank you

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Hi Everyone!

Hoping you can help me with this. I'm wondering what font this is. Bella Figura calls it Aurora but they change all the names of the fonts they use. Would really like to be able to find it so I can use it.

Thanks!

JaxKatz