Designers’ favorite typefaces

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Written by Margaret Kelsey, Content and Community Manager at InVision App

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.

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Georgia (Bold Italic)
Submitted by Samira Khoshnood, Senior Product Designer at Evernote
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Colfax
Submitted by Billy So, UX Designer at Kit and Ace
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Sofia pro, black
Submitted by Mahédine Yahia, Interaction Designer
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Nevis
Submitted by JD Jones, User Experience Designer at Modus Create
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Pier Sans
Submitted by Mark Edward Demuth, Graphic Designer
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FF Oxide Solid Pro
Submitted by Kristine Le, Evernote Mobile Product Designer, Android
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Brandon Grotesque
Submitted by Julio Montás, Freelance Front-End Developer
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Brandon Grotesque
Submitted by Rachel Mitrano, Interactive Designer at Base
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“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
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Gotham
Submitted by Napoleon Martinez, Product Designer
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Gill Sans Bold
Submitted by Ivy Mukherjee, Visual and Interface Designer
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“TypeTogether typefaces are always a go-to for me.”
Bree/Bree Serif
Submitted by Dave House, Designer at Gumtree
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Balto
Submitted by Torry Colichio, Founder and Creative Director
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Frutiger Roman
Submitted by Jahed Momand, Product Lead, Mobile at ZOOM+
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Museo Sans Rounded
Submitted by Andreia Filipa da Silva Cândido, Digital Designer
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Avenir
Submitted by Sammy Schuckert, Communication Designer
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Gotham Light
Submitted by Grayson Hjaltalin, UI/UX Designer at Salesforce
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Helvetica Neue Thin
Submitted by Felipe Ramos, UI Designer
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“I really love the Roboto family.”
Roboto thin
Submitted by Roberto Pacheco, UI/UX Designer at Hint
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“How can one really choose?!”
Absara Sans
Submitted by Kerry Stephens, UX & Visual Design
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Montserrat
Submitted by Igor Bogdanovski, Designer at StartApps
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Montserrat
Submitted by Sebastian Petravic, UX/UI Designer and Front-End Developer
Futura
Submitted by Paul Kubala
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Futura
Submitted by EJ Lanz, Blogger
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Futura
Submitted by Josh Deckman, Director of Design at Speed Digital
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Din
Submitted by Hannah Peckham, Mobile Product Designer at Evernote
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Canter
Submitted by Justin Ewert, UX Designer
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Bw Stretch
Submitted by Nicola ‘Felasquez’ Felaco, Head of Design at Musixmatch
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Alice (Google Font)
Submitted by Samantha Zhang, Designer at Graphiq.com
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Tiempos Text
Submitted by James LaCroix, Product Designer
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“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
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Clarendon
Submitted by Vince Tardy, Creative Director at Brightfind
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Clarendon
Submitted by Michael Ennis, Sr. UX Designer at RevZilla.com
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Bodoni
Submitted by Denise Villanueva, UX Designer and Letterer
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“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
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Raleway Light
Submitted by Kate Stahnke, Founder of ITGirl.co
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Feijoa
Submitted by Briony Crane, Art Director at Hootsuite and Co-Founder of Goodforks
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Questa Grande
Submitted by Maria Nicholas, Executive Director of UX at Kaplan Test Prep
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Janda Stylish Script
Submitted by Catherine Lagman, Visual Designer of Product at Anaplan
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“Burst My Bubble”
Submitted by Alecsandru Grigoriu, Lead UX Designer at Grapefruit
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Ostrich Sans Bold
Submitted by Danica Altin, UI/UX Designer at POF.com
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Pacifico (modified)
Submitted by David Shackelford, Creative Director

Originally published at blog.invisionapp.com on November 13, 2015.

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