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Rockwell is a Monotype font created by Frank Hinman Pierpont in 1934. Rockwell was in part inspired by a font created twenty years earlier, Litho Antique. Rockwell’s most recognizable letter is the “Qq” with it’s lengthy tail making it quite recognizable. Why might you recognize Rockwell? It’s used in the IBM and Heineken logos.


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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Quicksand, a contemporary geometric type font, was created in 2008 by Andrew Paglinawan. Quicksand was designed with display in mind and for that reason, no italicized version was created.


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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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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