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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Bodoni Classic Hand (4 typefaces)
Bodoni Classic Hand (4 typefaces) Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $175.05
Kigara
Kigara Anatoletype Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $21.60
Bodoni Classic 1
Bodoni Classic 1 Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $175.05
Walburn Strong Family (6 fonts)
Walburn Strong Family (6 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $116.10
Questal Family (6 fonts)
Questal Family (6 fonts) Insigne Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $54.90
Bodoni Classic Deco Family (2 typefaces)
Bodoni Classic Deco Family (2 typefaces) Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $40.05
EF Playbill Regular
EF Playbill Regular Elsner+Flake Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
From $31.50
MVB Sirenne Text (5 Typefaces)
MVB Sirenne Text (5 Typefaces) MVB Fonts Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
From $161.10
Beaufort Con. Family (10 fonts)
Beaufort Con. Family (10 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $157.50
Goodchild Family (5 fonts)
Goodchild Family (5 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $116.10
Worldwide Full Family (12 fonts)
Worldwide Full Family (12 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
From $197.10
Bodoni Classic Stencil Set (2 typefaces)
Bodoni Classic Stencil Set (2 typefaces) Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $40.05
Worldwide 1 Family (6 fonts)
Worldwide 1 Family (6 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
From $116.10
Barkpipe Family
Barkpipe Family Australian Type Foundry Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $112.50
MVB Sirenne Display (6 Typefaces)
MVB Sirenne Display (6 Typefaces) MVB Fonts Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
From $161.10
Adriane Lux
Adriane Lux Typefolio Format TTa Format OT Format WEB
From $44.10
Bodoni Classic Text (5 typefaces)
Bodoni Classic Text (5 typefaces) Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $175.05
Egizio SB Condensed
Egizio SB Condensed Scangraphic Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
From $23.40
Cimiez Bold Set (3 typefaces)
Cimiez Bold Set (3 typefaces) Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $80.55
Beaufort Ext. Family (10 fonts)
Beaufort Ext. Family (10 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $157.50
Worldwide 2 Family (6 fonts)
Worldwide 2 Family (6 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc. Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
From $116.10
Cimiez Volume (6 typefaces)
Cimiez Volume (6 typefaces) Wiescher Design Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
From $112.05
Promethian Family (6 fonts)
Promethian Family (6 fonts) Insigne Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $62.10
EF Springfield Regular
EF Springfield Regular Elsner+Flake Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
From $31.50
Leitura Family (8 fonts)
Leitura Family (8 fonts) DSType Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
From $144.00

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