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Q Caslon (Oldstyle Serif )
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J Caslon created an organic font resembling handwriting with a pen. Each letter has subtly different designs with fine detail and sharp contrast.
Baskerville (Transitional Serif)
by John Baskerville 1750 Birmingham, England
Baskerville intended to create a font that refined old-style typefaces, and was considered an original artist that unsettled his contemporaries.
by The Didot Family 1784-1811 Paris
Didot is described as neoclassical, and evocative of the Age of Enlightenment.
Clarendon (Egyptian/Slab Serif)
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Clarendon has a bold and solid structure, proving to be extremely popular in many parts of the world.
(Geometric Sans Serif)
by Paul Renner 1927 Germany
Futura is based on geometric shapes and has an appearance of efficiency and forwardness.
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Q Helvetica is a realist design and is among the most widely used sans-serif typefaces.
Seravek (Huminist Sans Serif)
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Seravek is known for its neutral design that Olson described as being â€œnear silenceâ€?.
Design by Jadan Watson
Serif fonts have appeared in history since the beginning of the 19th century, but what makes some fonts different from others? Take a look at seven of historyâ€™s most iconic serifs to discover their uniqueness.
A look into 7 iconic serifs in history, starting in the 1600's.