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Designers’ favorite typefaces

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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

Georgia (Bold Italic)
Submitted by Samira Khoshnood, Senior Product Designer at Evernote

Colfax submitted by Billy So, UX Designer at Kit and Ace

Colfax
Submitted by Billy So, UX Designer at Kit and Ace

Mahédine Yahia, Interaction Designer

Sofia pro, black
Submitted by Mahédine Yahia, Interaction Designer

Nevis submitted by JD Jones, User Experience Designer at Modus Create

Nevis
Submitted by JD Jones, User Experience Designer at Modus Create

Pier Sans submitted by Mark Edward Demuth, Graphic Designer

Pier Sans
Submitted by Mark Edward Demuth, Graphic Designer

FF Oxide Solid Pro submitted by Kristine Le, Evernote Mobile Product Designer, Android

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 Julio Montás, Freelance Front-End Developer

Brandon Grotesque submitted by Rachel Mitrano, Interactive Designer at Base

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 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

Gotham
Submitted by Napoleon Martinez, Product Designer

Gill Sans Bold submitted by Ivy Mukherjee, Visual and Interface Designer

Gill Sans Bold
Submitted by Ivy Mukherjee, Visual and Interface Designer

Bree/Bree Serif submitted by Dave House, Designer at Gumtree

“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

Balto
Submitted by Torry Colichio, Founder and Creative Director

Frutiger Roman submitted by Jahed Momand, Product Lead, Mobile at ZOOM+

Frutiger Roman
Submitted by Jahed Momand, Product Lead, Mobile at ZOOM+

Museo Sans Rounded submitted by Andreia Filipa da Silva Cândido, Digital Designer

Museo Sans Rounded
Submitted by Andreia Filipa da Silva Cândido, Digital Designer

Avenir submitted by Sammy Schuckert, Communication Designer

Avenir
Submitted by Sammy Schuckert, Communication Designer

Gotham Light submitted by Grayson Hjaltalin, UI/UX Designer

Gotham Light
Submitted by Grayson Hjaltalin, UI/UX Designer at Salesforce

Helvetica Neue Thin submitted by Felipe Ramos, UI Designer

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

“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

“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 Igor Bogdanovski, Designer at StartApps

Montserrat submitted by Sebastian Petravic, UX/UI Designer and Front-End Developer

Montserrat
Submitted by Sebastian Petravic, UX/UI Designer and Front-End Developer

FuturaSubmitted by Paul Kubala

Futura
Submitted by Paul Kubala

EJ Lanz, Blogger

Futura
Submitted by EJ Lanz, Blogger

Futura submitted by Josh Deckman, Director of Design at Speed Digital

Futura
Submitted by Josh Deckman, Director of Design at Speed Digital

Din submitted by Hannah Peckham, Mobile Product Designer at Evernote

Din
Submitted by Hannah Peckham, Mobile Product Designer at Evernote

Canter submitted by Justin Ewert, UX Designer

Canter
Submitted by Justin Ewert, UX Designer

Bw Stretch submitted by Nicola 'Felasquez' Felaco, Head of Design at Musixmatch

Bw Stretch
Submitted by Nicola ‘Felasquez’ Felaco, Head of Design at Musixmatch

Alice (Google Font) submitted by Samantha Zhang, Designer at Graphiq.com

Alice (Google Font)
Submitted by Samantha Zhang, Designer at Graphiq.com

Tiempos Text submitted by James LaCroix, Product Designer

Tiempos Text
Submitted by James LaCroix, Product Designer

Roboto Slab Bold submitted by Josh Dunsterville, Lead Designer at KlientBoost

“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 Vince Tardy, Creative Director at Brightfind

Clarendon submitted by Michael Ennis, Sr. UX Designer at RevZilla.com

Clarendon
Submitted by Michael Ennis, Sr. UX Designer at RevZilla.com

Bodoni submitted by Denise Villanueva, UX Designer and Letterer

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

“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

Raleway Light
Submitted by Kate Stahnke, Founder of ITGirl.co

Feijoa submitted by Briony Crane, Art Director at Hootsuite and Co-Founder of Goodforks

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

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

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

“Burst My Bubble”
Submitted by Alecsandru Grigoriu, Lead UX Designer at Grapefruit

Ostrich Sans Bold typeface submitted by Danica Altin, UI/UX Designer at POF.com

Ostrich Sans Bold
Submitted by Danica Altin, UI/UX Designer at POF.com

Pacifico (modified) submitted by David Shackelford, Creative Director

Pacifico (modified)
Submitted by David Shackelford, Creative Director

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