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  • beck
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Anyone know what this font is?
Recreating a job from film, last run about 10 years ago.  Customer wants us to recreate as close as possible.  The photo to be used is a scan of a previously printed carton...top notch, huh?

Thanks in advance.

beck
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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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Try uploading it to myfonts.com - they have a What The font section that is pretty good at identifying fonts. You may have to cleanup/simplify the image first to get better results, though.

At first glance it looks like Chicago.
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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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Or a molested version of Optima or Optimum.
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So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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...a molested version...


you know anything about this?

Prepress guy - doin' jobs one at a time

  • beck
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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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Try uploading it to myfonts.com - they have a What The font section that is pretty good at identifying fonts. You may have to cleanup/simplify the image first to get better results, though.

At first glance it looks like Chicago.

Excellent work, Dan.

Cleaned up the image, submitted it to "What the Font"

and the answer is........ :band:



Grenoble TS-Heavy Italic

Not absolutely perfect, but pretty close enough for something that was probably done with Presstype.

Thanks again,

beck
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Joe

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I thought using What The Font was *common knowledge*. Too bad Pone isn't here anymore, she would have been the first to suggest it.  :kona:
Hicks • Cross • Carlin • Kinison • Parker • Stone •  Colbert • Hedberg • Stanhope • Burr

"As much as I'd like your guns I prefer your buns." - The G

So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

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  • beck
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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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It should be.  I apologize.

When we got our new Macs a few weeks ago, I forgot to copy my Bookmarks.

beck
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Joe

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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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Grenoble TS-Heavy Italic


That was going to be my second guess.
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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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Just use Comic Sans at a 12 degree angle, nobody will notice.
Hicks • Cross • Carlin • Kinison • Parker • Stone •  Colbert • Hedberg • Stanhope • Burr

"As much as I'd like your guns I prefer your buns." - The G

So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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Does anyone here know what font this is? I've scoured my entire Adobe collection and I know it's not in the Bitstream collection...
HALP. Thanks.
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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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I'm getting Proxima.
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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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And...Identifont is not finding it. It's probably a $300 font.
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Re: Anyone know what this font is?
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It is, created by Veer.
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I'm getting Proxima.

yep, that's it...FU Veer.
thanks...they will get a substitution.
Maybe Avenir. :cool:
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PM me.
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