Information about how to find a font you’re looking for
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Do you know its name?
Did you find your font?
Are you trying to find a font for a specific application?
Are you trying to find fonts that you like?
Search on Fontscape’s Application category.
Search for the font by name on Identifont’s Fonts by Name or on:
MyFonts, FontShop
Linotype, or
Fonts.com
Try Nathan Ford’s Fount button, or Chengyin Liu’s WhatFont tool
Upload the image to:
WhatTheFont
FontEdge, or
WhatFontis, or try
the Find my Font app
Does it contain any distinctive or unusual characters?
Answer the questions at Identifont’s
Fonts by Appearance
Use Identifont's
Fonts by Similarity
Search Fontscape’s Appearance or Simulation categories.
Try browsing on an iPhone/iPad app:
FontBook
Font Combinations
Look up the characters on Identifont’s
Unusual Features
Did you find your font?
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Look through font samples on:
MyFonts, Linotype,
or Fonts.com, or try FontShop’s new Discovery feature
Do you have an image file of it?
Is it used on a web page?
Do you have a printed sample?
Do you know a font it's similar to?
Is it distinctive enough that you could describe it?
Are you trying to find free fonts?
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Are you looking for advice on choosing a font?
These articles might help:
Smashing Magazine 2
Typographica Reviews
Visit a typography or design site:Typographica
I Love Typography,
or try Fonts in Use
Are you looking for general inspiration?
Are you looking for fonts that work well together?
Play Type Connection,
look at Identifont’s
Companions
see Great Pairs on the FontShop blog, or see
Typeface Combinations on Fonts in Use
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