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Font of the Week

5FOTW Century Gothic

Paul Renner designed Futura, a classic and geometric sans-serif, in 1927. This efficient and forward font is widely used for both print and digital purposes. It can be seen in the logos and advertisements for Volkswagen, Crayola, Louis Vuitton, and Domino’s.


Our Font of the Week images are created by Emily Clark, an Expert Production Artist at CustomInk and a self-declared font addict. Font of the Week fuels Emily’s passion to research and learn more about beloved typefaces like Futura. What font should Emily feature next? Sound off in the comments below!

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17FOTW Lithos

Does this font look familiar? With its modern proportions & geometric appearance, Proxima Nova is a typeface that can’t be missed. Mark Simonson’s design is used on thousands of websites throughout the world. It is even featured by companies such as BuzzFeed, Mashable, and NBC.


Our Font of the Week images are created by Emily Clark, an Expert Production Artist at CustomInk and a self-declared font addict. Font of the Week fuels Emily’s passion to research and learn more about beloved typefaces like Proxima Nova. What font should Emily feature next? Sound off in the comments below!

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13FOTW Caslon Antique

With assistance form Eduard Hoffmann, Swiss typeface designer Max Miedinger created Helvetica in 1957. Its tight and narrow spacing is one of its most recognizable qualities, but limits its legibility onscreen and at small print sizes. Nevertheless, Helvetica is widely used in many company logos. For example, American Apparel, BMW, Nestlé, Skype, and Target all use versions of the font. Even the U.S. government uses widely uses the typeface—federal income tax forms are set in Helvetica.


Our Font of the Week images are created by Emily Clark, an Expert Production Artist at CustomInk and a self-declared font addict. Font of the Week fuels Emily’s passion to research and learn more about beloved typefaces like Helvetica. What font should Emily feature next? Sound off in the comments below!

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17FOTW Lithos

Typographer Gerry Powell designed Onyx for American Type Founders in 1937. It is a more modern version of Modern Roman Bold Extra Condensed and is basically a super condensed version of Ultra Bodoni. Although it may be tough to read when small, Onyx is useful and elegant where space is at a premium.


Our Font of the Week images are created by Emily Clark, an Expert Production Artist at CustomInk and a self-declared font addict. Font of the Week fuels Emily’s passion to research and learn more about beloved typefaces like Onyx. What font should Emily feature next? Sound off in the comments below!

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17FOTW Lithos

House Industries released Neutra, a modern and geometric typeface developed by Christian Schwartz, in 2002. It is widely applied in the print, but doesn’t get used nearly as often on the web. Neutra’s cool and clean style can be seen in the signage for Shake Shack as well as in advertising material for fast-food chain Wendy’s.


Our Font of the Week images are created by Emily Clark, an Expert Production Artist at CustomInk and a self-declared font addict. Font of the Week fuels Emily’s passion to research and learn more about beloved typefaces like Neutra. What font should Emily feature next? Sound off in the comments below!

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