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Old 08-26-09, 09:58 PM   #1
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Ikea replaces Futura with... Verdana???

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Old 08-26-09, 10:15 PM   #2
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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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Old 08-26-09, 10:31 PM   #4
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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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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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there's no reason to hate veranda
and who can forget comic
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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.
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this thread is a font of confusion.
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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!

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Now now, sometimes the "street" "artists" and clip-artists get a crack at things.
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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.
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Perhaps it's not your type.
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hahaha. love it!
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For the love of Pete...would somebody call the Font Police already!!!!

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I'll bet 95% of you don't even know what kerning is.
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If I am selecting a font on purpose, 99% of the time it is Courier.
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I'll bet 95% of you don't even know what kerning is.
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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.
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