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auntielez

Hey, could anyone please let me know the font for 'Surface' in the attached logo? 

 

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Riccardo Sartori
3 hours ago, Gizzmo said:

chalcedon

AKA Onyx.

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Gecko

I'm with you Riccardo, ONYX I'm seeing lots of typefaces turning up that I recognise from way back with new names attached to them, that I never heard of. Obviously companies are rebranding traditional typefaces and marketing them to a younger generation. The original Onyx began its life in 1937 at the American Type Founders, and the version in my personal collection comes from Monotype Typography digitised in 1997. 

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Riccardo Sartori
1 hour ago, Gecko said:

companies are rebranding traditional typefaces and marketing them to a younger generation

In the case of TypeShop/FontSite/SoftMaker the renaming seem to date to the “hundreds of fonts in one cheap CD-rom” era.

There also are the ones renamed in the early days of digitisation, like Bitstream’s Swiss 721, Dutch 801, etc.

The removal of the “Alternate cuts” feature by MyFonts is a real bummer on this regard.

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