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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.


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by The Didot Family 1784-1811 Paris


Didot is described as neoclassical, and evocative of the Age of Enlightenment.


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Clarendon has a bold and solid structure, proving to be extremely popular in many parts of the world.


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by Paul Renner 1927 Germany


Futura is based on geometric shapes and has an appearance of efficiency and forwardness.


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Seravek is known for its neutral design that Olson described as being “near silence�.


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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 history’s most iconic serifs to discover their uniqueness.

Font History  

A look into 7 iconic serifs in history, starting in the 1600's.

Font History  

A look into 7 iconic serifs in history, starting in the 1600's.

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