Quick & Short: 5 Fonts Suggested for Design Professionals

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For graphic design professionals, typography speaks so much about your creative sense and attitude. Using the right font style, you should consider the accuracy, precision and balance of geometric forms that will give your design the elegance and sharpness they deserve.

Steiner is ideal for logos and general design. It isn’t very suitable with word-processors as it lacks some symbols and letters. It’s free both for personal and commercial use

Gentium is a typeface family designed to enable the diverse ethnic groups around the world who use the Latin script to produce readable, high-quality publications.
Tallys is a font that is one degree slanted and has large caps, a small x-height & long ascenders. It comes with hybrid numbers and a complete character set. It has one weight and comes only in Roman Style.

Cardo is a large Unicode font specifically designed for the needs of classicists, Biblical scholars, medievalists, and linguists. This font is free for personal, non-commercial, or non-profit use.

Romeral offers aside from optimal legibility an elegant style, rounded forms and sharp geometric structure of its letters. It is designed to produce a noticeable visual impact.

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How Do You Piss Off a Designer?

by Dimitri Simakis in Buzzfeed

When you use fonts like the most frowned upon Comic Sans in your formal text use; when you tactlessly stretch the text font size; when you don’t observe correct color combinations for your text and background; when the dreaded gradient effect is overused; and, when you make your own unattractive style with Bevel Tool.

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Avoid these shameful mistakes. Learn professional graphic designs and creatives at the Graphics and Publishing Seminar 2014 
April 1 – 4, 2014 at AIM Conference Center Makati City.

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