Coat of Arms

R27's picture

Hello there, I realise this may have been covered numerous times but am looking for an elegant serif typeface for use alongside a family coat of arms.

This has to ooze elegance and quality and from a design perspective, include some beautiful curvature, but not appear too 'fancy' for want of a better phrase. I have in mind upper and lower caps in use as oppose to sentence case, but am open to suggestion.

Any help is greatly appreciated as always.

R.

Chris Keegan's picture

What nationality is the coat of arms? And time period?

R27's picture

Hi, Chris,

It's a British Coat of Arms, but the typeface I seek isn't for use in this, it is for all accompanying literature, I'm basically branding various pieces of collateral, and need to create a style.

You know for their stationary etc etc etc. I have always admired Trajan but am looking for something fresh for me to use!

Chris Keegan's picture

Check out Andrade from DSType, I haven't used it myself yet, but it looks nice...

Chris Keegan's picture

Tim Rolands also has some typefaces that might work...

Stefan H's picture

Seems like you're looking for some classic text faces? If so ANZIANO, DELICATO or TAROCCO might come handy for this project? See for yourself

http://www.macrhino.com

R27's picture

Thanks guys for all your help, that's provided me with some good ideas.

R.

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