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Revision as of 01:37, 30 June 2009

Important fonts

Important realist san serifs:

  • Akzidenz Grotekz
  • FF Dax
  • Gill Sans
  • Univers
  • Helvetica
  • VAG Rounded
  • Frutiger

why is it that england doesn't have a fancy classic font and people had to assemble it from documents here: http://www.cbrd.co.uk/media/fonts/ ?

>> research more on the history of the Transport font:

Although developed in the United Kingdom, the typeface has been used in many other countries around the world. As well as the Crown dependencies, British overseas territories and some limited residual usage in Commonwealth states, the typeface is also used in Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain and Portugal, and in much of the Middle East.


Extra junk info

Digital type

  • Aliasing - Jagged edges on bitmap fonts
  • Anti-aliasing - Smoothed edges on fonts

Cases of fonts being used

FF Dax
Morrisons uses FF Dax for most of its instore promotional materials.

Links to articles about fonts

See Also