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Designers’ favorite typefaces

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Margaret Kelsey  •  Nov 13, 2015
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Nothing stirs up a more impassioned debate with designers than asking them to choose their favorite typeface. So this week, we forced a handful of creatives in the InVision community to make that tough decision.

And no lorem ipsum here! They’ve written their favorite word—which, for many, is a breakfast food—using their chosen typeface.

Georgia (Bold Italic)
Submitted by Samira Khoshnood, Senior Product Designer at Evernote
Colfax
Submitted by Billy So, UX Designer at Kit and Ace
Sofia pro, black
Submitted by Mahédine Yahia, Interaction Designer
Nevis
Submitted by JD Jones, User Experience Designer at Modus Create
Pier Sans
Submitted by Mark Edward Demuth, Graphic Designer
FF Oxide Solid Pro
Submitted by Kristine Le, Evernote Mobile Product Designer, Android
Brandon Grotesque
Submitted by Julio Montás, Freelance Front-End Developer
Brandon Grotesque
Submitted by Rachel Mitrano, Interactive Designer at Base
“Gotham is strong, bold and powerful. It was used in material created for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, which only adds to its bold character.”
Gotham
Submitted by Katie Crowell, Manager of Marketing Design
Gotham
Submitted by Napoleon Martinez, Product Designer
Gill Sans Bold
Submitted by Ivy Mukherjee, Visual and Interface Designer
“TypeTogether typefaces are always a go-to for me.”
Bree/Bree Serif
Submitted by Dave House, Designer at Gumtree
Balto
Submitted by Torry Colichio, Founder and Creative Director
Frutiger Roman
Submitted by Jahed Momand, Product Lead, Mobile at ZOOM+
Museo Sans Rounded
Submitted by Andreia Filipa da Silva Cândido, Digital Designer
Avenir
Submitted by Sammy Schuckert, Communication Designer
Gotham Light
Submitted by Grayson Hjaltalin, UI/UX Designer at Salesforce
Helvetica Neue Thin
Submitted by Felipe Ramos, UI Designer
“I really love the Roboto family.”
Roboto thin
Submitted by Roberto Pacheco, UI/UX Designer at Hint
“How can one really choose?!”
Absara Sans
Submitted by Kerry Stephens, UX & Visual Design
Montserrat
Submitted by Igor Bogdanovski, Designer at StartApps
Montserrat
Submitted by Sebastian Petravic, UX/UI Designer and Front-End Developer
Futura
Submitted by Paul Kubala
Futura
Submitted by EJ Lanz, Blogger

Futura
Submitted by Josh Deckman, Director of Design at Speed Digital
Din
Submitted by Hannah Peckham, Mobile Product Designer at Evernote
Canter
Submitted by Justin Ewert, UX Designer
Bw Stretch
Submitted by Nicola ‘Felasquez’ Felaco, Head of Design at Musixmatch
Alice (Google Font)
Submitted by Samantha Zhang, Designer at Graphiq.com
Tiempos Text
Submitted by James LaCroix, Product Designer
“I’ve been really loving slab fonts lately, and Roboto Slab is nice as it feels more natural than other grotesks.”
Roboto Slab Bold
Submitted by Josh Dunsterville, Lead Designer at KlientBoost
Clarendon
Submitted by Vince Tardy, Creative Director at Brightfind
Clarendon
Submitted by Michael Ennis, Sr. UX Designer at RevZilla.com
Bodoni
Submitted by Denise Villanueva, UX Designer and Letterer
“I like British gothic types as they are never dull, stand out from the crowd and easily recognisable, have their own character.”
Priori Sans
Submitted by Bence Csernak, User Interface and Branding Designer
Raleway Light
Submitted by Kate Stahnke, Founder of ITGirl.co
Feijoa
Submitted by Briony Crane, Art Director at Hootsuite and Co-Founder of Goodforks
Questa Grande
Submitted by Maria Nicholas, Executive Director of UX at Kaplan Test Prep
Janda Stylish Script
Submitted by Catherine Lagman, Visual Designer of Product at Anaplan
“Burst My Bubble”
Submitted by Alecsandru Grigoriu, Lead UX Designer at Grapefruit
Ostrich Sans Bold
Submitted by Danica Altin, UI/UX Designer at POF.com
Pacifico (modified)
Submitted by David Shackelford, Creative Director