Top 10 typefaces

elastik's picture

hello!
could you please submit a list of your top-10-typefaces, no matter if sans, serif, dingbat,...

looking for an honest top-10-fonts-list of the fonts you most use.

to keep it simple please try to stick to the following form:

1. name (additional info)
2. name (additional info)
etc...

thanks a lot in advance,
c

Miss Tiffany's picture

In general, yeah, but the basic idea that a straight line can appear curved at different sizes is still there.

Stephen Coles's picture

Not in this thread, please.

in2sky's picture

My Top 10
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Helvetica Neue LT Pro
DIN Pro
Citizen
Foundry Gridnik
DTL Fleischmann
Plantagenet cherokee
The Serif
Swift
Garamond Premier Pro
Rockwell Std

Bartelomeus's picture

Currently:

Garamond Premier Pro
Palatino/Aldus
Minion Pro
Miller
Georgia
Futura
DIN Pro
Verdana
Gill Sans
Whitney

toad42's picture

10 I use frequently now:

Galliard
Optima nova
Futura
Requiem
Jupiter
Friz Quadrata
Sabon next
Darka
Deja Vu Sans Mono (for setting computer code)
LTC Metropolitan (aka Centaur)

10 I expect to use frequently soon:

Beorcana
Rialto
Garamond Premier
Lapture
Diogenes Digital
Greta Text
Atma
Elzevir
Legato
Palatino nova (including Aldus nova)

toad42's picture

I'd like to see the ten faces Hrant uses most often these days.

hrant's picture

Hey, I just make the stuff - I don't touch it myself. ;-)

hhp

dezcom's picture

Ah, yeah, sure, Hrant. ;-)

Té Rowan's picture

@Hrant: Colon, hyphen, thorn.

Trevor Baum's picture

This is my first post!

DIN Next Pro
Neuzeit S
Avenir

Sentinel
Clarendon
Caecilia

Sabon
Dante
Adobe Caslon
Bauer Bodoni

svillela's picture

Futura all the way.

smtrimble's picture

Akzidenz Grotesk (Bold/medium best 's' of all time)
Garamond Premier (So complete)
Fedra Serif A (Strange love for those right angle cuts)
Futura (No explaination needed)
Univers (A better helvetiva minus the 'a')
Clarendon (My Christmas favourite)
Baskerville (So beautiful)
Calluna (Strange love for its serifs and ligatures)
Interstate (Very legible from the mwy, who knew?)
Bauer Bodoni (Once on mother's day)

hrant's picture

Fartura? A caricature of a typeface.

hhp

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