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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EF RoseGarden Bold Inlay Two
EF RoseGarden Bold Inlay Two Elsner+Flake Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Abetka Regular
Abetka Regular Elsner+Flake Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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West Cut-In
West Cut-In Susan Casey Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
From $17.10
Bodoni Classic Cond 4 cuts
Bodoni Classic Cond 4 cuts Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $80.55
Goldenbook Light
Goldenbook Light Mark Simonson Format TT Format OTa Format WEB
From $25.65
Tweedledee (2 fonts)
Tweedledee (2 fonts) Typadelic Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $17.10
Bodoni Egyptian Regular
Bodoni Egyptian Regular Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $35.10
Corvinus Versailles Small Caps
Corvinus Versailles Small Caps Dennis Ortiz-Lopez Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Beaufort Full Family (30 fonts)
Beaufort Full Family (30 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $395.10
Phalanx Regular
Phalanx Regular PSY/OPS Type Foundry Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $17.10
Library Report (2 fonts)
Library Report (2 fonts) Astigmatic One Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $17.95
Historical Texts (10 fonts)
Historical Texts (10 fonts) Three Islands Press Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $161.10
Modern II Open
Modern II Open Archive Type Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $17.95
Candida Medium Condensed
Candida Medium Condensed Dennis Ortiz-Lopez Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $26.10
Aries Regular
Aries Regular GroupType Format TTa Format OT Format WEB
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Roman Shaded
Roman Shaded URW Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $25.20
Egyptian Regular
Egyptian Regular Wooden Type Fonts Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
From $13.50
Allan Gothic
Allan Gothic Al Brandtner Studios Format TT Format OT Format WEB
From $17.95
Goldenbook OSF Regular
Goldenbook OSF Regular Mark Simonson Format TT Format OTa Format WEB
From $25.65
MVB Peccadillo (3 Typefaces)
MVB Peccadillo (3 Typefaces) MVB Fonts Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
From $71.10
Alphaville Thin Oblique
Alphaville Thin Oblique Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $35.10
Offbeat Collection (8 fonts)
Offbeat Collection (8 fonts) Three Islands Press Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $80.10
Cooper Poster
Cooper Poster GroupType Format TT Format OT Format WEB
From $26.10
Mystery Black
Mystery Black Apply Design Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
From $17.95
Jean Splice Family
Jean Splice Family Cool Fonts Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $40.50

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