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Calling all font geeks (I know you're out there)

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allhailtheaubergine Sun 29-May-11 16:04:12

I need the perfect font for a poster to advertise a book club I am setting up.

What shall I use?



Tee2072 Sun 29-May-11 16:04:45

Hmmm, what's the genre of the club? Fiction? Non-fiction? New fiction? Classic?

TrillianAstra Sun 29-May-11 16:05:31

Comic Sans.

<only kidding>

Tee2072 Sun 29-May-11 16:06:45

You'd better be Trillian! I mean, really!

allhailtheaubergine Sun 29-May-11 16:14:36

Comic Sans in font size 16? Perfect. Sorted.


I jest!

Fiction. Fairly literary (no Jodie Picoult). But chatty and fun too (no Proust).

Tee2072 Sun 29-May-11 16:41:08

I would use something sanserif then. I assume you have only fonts that come standard with Office?

allhailtheaubergine Sun 29-May-11 16:42:12

Oh probably. I can usually ask DH for anything extra, but that might be a bit OTT for a book club poster.

Tee2072 Sun 29-May-11 16:44:14

Sorry, hit post too soon.

I find I use Century Gothic or Tahoma a lot if I don't want to fall back on Arial, which a valid choice as well, if a bit blah!

TrillianAstra Thu 02-Jun-11 12:49:47

Saw this and thought of you - what dog do you want to be?

allhailtheaubergine Thu 02-Jun-11 12:55:15

Ha! Aww but that Comic Sans dog is adorable.

TopazMortmain Thu 02-Jun-11 13:00:44

Helvetica but then I am a closet hipster with design pretensions unfortunately.

Avenir is always welcome too.

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