Serif Font Styles

Serifs are small strokes at the end of the main strokes of letters. They come in a variety of basic shapes: bracketed, slab, hairline, wedge, and combinations of these. The first roman typefaces in the late 15th century were seriffed. Until the mid-20th century seriffed typefaces dominated printing and design. Serif typefaces are generally preferred for lengthy texts such as books, magazines and newspapers.

Serif typefaces are divided into several subcategories in which the particular type of serif is a defining feature. Oldstyle typefaces?which reigned from the 1470s to the mid-18th century?have bracketed serifs. Some classic oldstyle typefaces include Centaur, Adobe Garamond, Adobe Caslon, and Times Roman. Modern (or neoclassical) typefaces, which first appeared in the 1780s, are noted for their hairline or serifs. Some famous examples are Linotype Didot and Bauer Bodoni. Slab serif typefaces are often called Egyptians, but those with geometric forms and unbracketed slab serifs are sometimes called square serifs. Giza is an Egyptian while Rockwell is a square serif. Wedge seriffed typefaces are called Latins (i.g. Latin Classic, Atlas, and Méridien). They are not as common as the other styles.

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Acuta Family (14 fonts)
Acuta Family (14 fonts) Anatoletype Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $378.00
Adriane Lux
Adriane Lux Typefolio Format TTa Format OT Format WEB
From $44.10
Adriane Text Family (4 fonts)
Adriane Text Family (4 fonts) Typefolio Format TTa Format OT Format WEB
From $143.10
Algerian SB Regular
Algerian SB Regular Scangraphic Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
From $23.40
Americratika Regular
Americratika Regular FontHead Design Inc Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $17.10
Andrade Pro Family (6 fonts)
Andrade Pro Family (6 fonts) DSType Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $117.00
Antique Extended
Antique Extended Archive Type Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $17.95
Antiqua Extra Cond
Antiqua Extra Cond Archive Type Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $17.95
Anubis Pro Family (2 fonts)
Anubis Pro Family (2 fonts) DSType Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $27.00
Aries Family (3 fonts)
Aries Family (3 fonts) GroupType Format TTa Format OT Format WEB
From $53.10
Artefact  Family (3 fonts)
Artefact Family (3 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $62.10
Ashbury Family (10 fonts)
Ashbury Family (10 fonts) Hoftype Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $178.20
Attic Antique (Regular & Italic)
Attic Antique (Regular & Italic) Three Islands Press Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
From $44.10
Aviano Family (2 Typefaces)
Aviano Family (2 Typefaces) Insigne Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $27.90
Baltra
Baltra Galapagos Design Group Inc. Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
From $26.10
Barkpipe Family
Barkpipe Family Australian Type Foundry Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $112.50
Beaufort Normal Family (10 fonts)
Beaufort Normal Family (10 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $157.50
Beaufort Full Family (30 fonts)
Beaufort Full Family (30 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $395.10
Beaufort Con. Family (10 fonts)
Beaufort Con. Family (10 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $157.50
Beaufort Ext. Family (10 fonts)
Beaufort Ext. Family (10 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $157.50
Big Caslon (4 fonts)
Big Caslon (4 fonts) Carter & Cone Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $71.10
Bodoni Classic Stencil Set (2 typefaces)
Bodoni Classic Stencil Set (2 typefaces) Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $40.05
Bodoni Classic 1
Bodoni Classic 1 Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $175.05
Bodoni Classic Cond 4 cuts
Bodoni Classic Cond 4 cuts Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $80.55
Bodoni Classic Hand (4 typefaces)
Bodoni Classic Hand (4 typefaces) Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $175.05

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