"Lakes" egyptienne from Texas Monthly

andres's picture

... any ideas?

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pattyfab's picture

Reminds me of Farao but that's not it.

andres's picture

close – but not really – any other thoughts?

pattyfab's picture

I couldn't find it - did a search for slabserif, egyptian, etc at myfonts but nothing was quite right.

Stephen Coles's picture

The unbracketed serifs mixed with some brackets ('s') make it a stumper and a good candidate for a custom design. It feels like someone wanted to update Century Schoolbook by removing the brackets and did a pretty good job.

It might help to know the source. Is this a magazine, andres?

poms's picture

It has some relationship with Clarendon... you will noticed that already.

Geoff Riding's picture

Although not the case, this almost looks as if someone set a, e, s in Century Schoolbook and L, k in Boton or Serifa and then proceeded to customise the forms in an attempt to synchronise the two faces... without sucess, L and k just sticks out like a sore thumb.

poms's picture

yes, it looks like a crude mix.

andres's picture

Yes, it is from a magazine – actually, it's from Texas Monthly – http://www.texasmonthly.com/ – i'm glad to know that it's custom as I was going insane trying to find it. Oh well.

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