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  • n  a specific size and style of type within a type family

  • IKEA's 2009 online catalogue uses the old typeface.
  • Though no two designs are alike, a Hoefler typefacevery few right angles, very few straight linesis always exquisitely legible without sacrificing high style, somehow .
  • The logo on his shirts, he points out, is in a completely different style from that of the gang, with Chinese characters in place of the numeral 14 and a swirling typeface .
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  • Matthew Carter in Guardian Unlimited
    If somebody notices something about a text typeface, it's probably not a compliment to the face. It's probably something the matter with it,Carter said.
  • Charles Bigelow in Buffalo News
    If you're writing something, the goal is to communicate the idea that you want somebody else to understand and the typeface is kind of an afterthought,Bigelow said. "But to a book designer or a newspaper designer, a typeface is an...
  • David Sedaris in Vancouver Sun
    I've really come to rely on that New Yorker typeface,Sedaris said from Toronto, where he was promoting When You Are Engulfed in Flames (which hardly needs it, since Little, Brown reportedly printed 900,000 copies in the expectation of strong...

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