30 Fonts To Last A Life Time

1. Adobe Caslon

Magazines, journals, text books, corporate communication.

Adobe Caslon

2. Adobe Garamond

Textbooks and magazines

Adobe Garamond

3. Bembo

Posters, packaging, textbooks.

Bembo

4. Bodoni

Headlines, text, logos. (I couldn’t get big preview for this font.)

Bodini

5. Clarendon

Dictionaries and headlines.

Clarendon

6. Courier

Tabular materials, technical documentation, word processing.

Courier

7. Excelsior

Newsletters, Reports, Proposals.

Excelsior

8. Lucida

Low resolution printing, small point sizes, reversed out half tones.

Lucida

9. Minion

Limited edition books, newsletters, packaging.

Minion

10. Perpetua

For displays with fine lettering, long pages of text, chiseled text.

Perpetua

11. Sabon

Books and corporate communication.

Sabon

12. Stempel Schneidler

For displays and fine publications that need a legible text type.

Stempel Schneidler

13. Times New Roman

Newspapers, magazines, corporate communication.

Times New Roman

14. Trajan

Books, magazines, posters, billboards, anything to do with the ages or religion.

Trajan

15. Walbaum

Magazines, journals, text books, corporate communication.

Walbaum

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15 Sans-Serif Fonts

What does sans-serif mean?

1. Akzidenz Grotesk

Large Signage, all purpose for print media.

Akzidenz Grotesk

2. Avenir

For books with large amounts of text

Avenir

3. Bell Centennial

For listings and very poor printing conditions.

Bell Centennial

4. Bell Gothic

For very small amounts of text that contains large amounts of information.

DIN

5. DIN

For signage, posters and displays.

DIN

6. Franklin Gothic

Newspapers and where available space is limited.

Franklin Gothic

7. Frutiger

Large signage, all purpose font for print media.

Fruitiger

8. Futura

Large displays, small text in books.

Futura

9. Gill Sans

Signage, all purpose font for print media.

Gill Sans

10. Helvetica

Large or small text, all purpose type figure.

Helvetica

11. Meta

Text, number, especially corporate communication.

Meta

12. Myriad

Large displays, all purpose media.

Myriad

13. Trade Gothic

Newspapers and classified ads, advertising, multimedia.

Trade Gothic

14. Univers

Packaging, signage, text books.

Univers

15. Vag Rounded

Instruction manuals and print advertising.

Vag Rounded

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