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
From $378.00
Bodoni Classic Text (5 typefaces)
Bodoni Classic Text (5 typefaces) Wiescher Design Sale Ends Tomorrow
$194.50
Sale $97.25
Cimiez Bold Set (3 typefaces)
Cimiez Bold Set (3 typefaces) Wiescher Design
From $80.55
Cimiez Volume (6 typefaces)
Cimiez Volume (6 typefaces) Wiescher Design Sale Ends Tomorrow
$124.50
Sale $62.25
EF Springfield Regular
EF Springfield Regular Elsner+Flake
From $31.50
Promethian Family (6 fonts)
Promethian Family (6 fonts) Insigne
From $62.10
Cimiez Roman Set (3 typefaces)
Cimiez Roman Set (3 typefaces) Wiescher Design
From $80.55
Leitura Family (8 fonts)
Leitura Family (8 fonts) DSType
From $144.00
Panoptica Family (10 fonts)
Panoptica Family (10 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc.
From $179.10
Nicholas Family (4 fonts)
Nicholas Family (4 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc.
From $134.10
Trend Hand Made Family (21 fonts)
Trend Hand Made Family (21 fonts) Latinotype
From $143.10
Morphica Family (2 fonts)
Morphica Family (2 fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc.
From $53.10
Garash Script
Garash Script Flat-It
From $13.46
MVB Verdigris Pro Package (5 Typefaces)
MVB Verdigris Pro Package (5 Typefaces) MVB Fonts
From $269.10
Bodoni Egyptian Pro Family (14 Fonts)
Bodoni Egyptian Pro Family (14 Fonts) Shinn Type Foundry Inc.
From $314.10
Adriane Text Family (4 fonts)
Adriane Text Family (4 fonts) Typefolio
From $143.10
Ashbury Family (10 fonts)
Ashbury Family (10 fonts) Hoftype
From $178.20
Demos Complete Family Pack
Demos Complete Family Pack Monotype Imaging
From $210.60
Garaline Family (6 fonts)
Garaline Family (6 fonts) Eric de Berranger
From $89.10
Thousands Family (3 fonts)
Thousands Family (3 fonts) Flat-It
From $65.70
Sommet Serif Family (12 fonts)
Sommet Serif Family (12 fonts) Insigne
From $118.80
Quatie Family (48 fonts)
Quatie Family (48 fonts) Insigne
From $111.60
Sanchez Family (12 fonts)
Sanchez Family (12 fonts) Latinotype
From $113.40
Central Station Volume
Central Station Volume Monotype Imaging
From $97.20
Rabenau Complete Family Pack
Rabenau Complete Family Pack Monotype Imaging
From $751.50

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