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    J3L 2404 gbcb's Avatar
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    Ikea replaces Futura with... Verdana???

    From this:




    to this:





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    Oh shut up.

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    Could be worse.

    (That's Comic Sans, if your OS/browser are blocking the experience.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Could be worse.
    Gaaah! My eyes!

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    Or it could be The Unfortunate Font of the Decade. (Impact)

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    I hate you, I hate you all....
    my face hurts now

    (Humorously, I'm just checking BF after shipping a graphics package for a new client...)
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    If it comes down to a field sprint, you probably won't win, so don't let it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Or it could be The Unfortunate Font of the Decade. (Impact)
    And Impact is especially lovely in small type sizes!

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    There's a difference?
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    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

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    there's no reason to hate veranda
    and who can forget comic
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    If anyone still actually cared about graphic design there would be a commercial artist job market.

    There is not.

    Graphic design has been ceded to the secretaries and the web weenies. God help us all.

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    call me a philistine, but i can't tell the difference.
    coasting, few quotes are worthy of him, and of those, even fewer printable in a family forum......quote 3alarmer

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    this thread is a font of confusion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gbcb View Post
    And Impact is especially lovely in small type sizes!
    It may look like arse at full sizes, but it's a whole different kind of arse when small. That takes talent to create!

    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    Graphic design has been ceded to the secretaries and the web weenies. God help us all.
    Now now, sometimes the "street" "artists" and clip-artists get a crack at things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    It may look like arse at full sizes, but it's a whole different kind of arse when small. That takes talent to create!

    Now now, sometimes the "street" "artists" and clip-artists get a crack at things.
    Tell that to all the graphic artists who lost their jobs over the past 20 years.

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    IMHO, Papyrus is the worst font of the decade.
    i woke up one morning and i stepped out of bed | had to get a bike, had to paint it red
    Of all the treasures I have, it’s the memories that are the most precious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    this thread is a font of confusion.
    Perhaps it's not your type.

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    Quote Originally Posted by artifice View Post
    IMHO, Papyrus is the worst font of the decade.
    http://xkcd.com/590/

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbcb View Post
    Perhaps it's not your type.
    I am just set in my ways.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by gbcb View Post
    hahaha. love it!
    i woke up one morning and i stepped out of bed | had to get a bike, had to paint it red
    Of all the treasures I have, it’s the memories that are the most precious.

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    For the love of Pete...would somebody call the Font Police already!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    I'll bet 95% of you don't even know what kerning is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    I'll bet 95% of you don't even know what kerning is.
    i d o .
    i woke up one morning and i stepped out of bed | had to get a bike, had to paint it red
    Of all the treasures I have, it’s the memories that are the most precious.

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    If I am selecting a font on purpose, 99% of the time it is Courier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    I'll bet 95% of you don't even know what kerning is.
    Is it good with asparagus?
    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oakback View Post
    For what, their website? Or just the names in the pictures of their furniture? I don't get it.

    I don't get Ikea either, I guess people like their furniture? I've never been to one of their stores.
    Ikea is like the ultimate big box store. They buy things in such HUGE quantity that they can really do things cheap. From the few things I've got there (no actual "furniture" though), they seem kind of cheap quality. I get a "cheap feel" with most of the stuff at Ikea.
    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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