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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Goldenbook Light
Goldenbook Light Mark Simonson Format TT Format OTa Format WEB
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West Cut-In
West Cut-In Susan Casey Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
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Aries Regular
Aries Regular GroupType Format TTa Format OT Format WEB
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EF Mono Cut
EF Mono Cut Elsner+Flake Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Allan Gothic
Allan Gothic Al Brandtner Studios Format TT Format OT Format WEB
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Corvinus Versailles Small Caps
Corvinus Versailles Small Caps Dennis Ortiz-Lopez Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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MVB Peccadillo (3 Typefaces)
MVB Peccadillo (3 Typefaces) MVB Fonts Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
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Bodoni Egyptian Regular
Bodoni Egyptian Regular Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
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Alphaville Thin Oblique
Alphaville Thin Oblique Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
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Modern II Open
Modern II Open Archive Type Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Tweedledee (2 fonts)
Tweedledee (2 fonts) Typadelic Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
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Egyptian Regular
Egyptian Regular Wooden Type Fonts Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Goldenbook OSF Regular
Goldenbook OSF Regular Mark Simonson Format TT Format OTa Format WEB
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Phalanx Regular
Phalanx Regular PSY/OPS Type Foundry Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Jean Splice Family
Jean Splice Family Cool Fonts Sale Ends July 21 Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
$45.00
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Offbeat Collection (8 fonts)
Offbeat Collection (8 fonts) Three Islands Press Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
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Roman Shaded
Roman Shaded URW Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Lucida Typewriter Regular
Lucida Typewriter Regular Elsner+Flake Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Cooper Poster
Cooper Poster GroupType Format TT Format OT Format WEB
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Dumpster
Dumpster Lunchbox Design Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Antiquarian Scribe
Antiquarian Scribe Three Islands Press Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Mystery Black
Mystery Black Apply Design Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Typewriter Royal Elite
Typewriter Royal Elite Vintage Type Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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URW Wood Type Only Shadow
URW Wood Type Only Shadow URW Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Roman Wells Bold
Roman Wells Bold Wooden Type Fonts Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
From $13.50

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