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I'm working on a magazine masthead and I'm using Futura. I'm using the word Trilby and the ascenders on the lowercase "L" and "B" rise above the capline and the capital "T". My clients wanted a straight line across the top edge of the magazine so instead of using all caps they wanted me to simply trim off the tops of the ascenders. I tend to think that this causes the "L" and the "B" to look stumpy and the stroke of the line looks thicker on these characters than the others. I like the elegance and friendly look of the ascenders. Okay designers, what do you think? Is it right to deconstruct this typeface arbitrarily? To trim or not to trim?