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Typefaces that have a distinctive appearance.

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Bands (11)
Appearance-Bands
Letters are composed of horizontal or vertical lines.

Bizarre (22)
FF Yokkmokk
Typefaces with a bizarre, often illegible, appearance.

Cameo (15)
User Medium Cameo
Cameo lettering: white out of a black block.

Collage (11)
FF Fudoni One
Look as if the characters were constructed by joining or recombining parts of one or more typefaces together.

Concentric lines (30)
Prisma Pro
The characters are drawn with parallel concentric lines.

Construction lines (14)
Techno Outline
Characters with construction lines.

Cursive geometric (25)
Expletive Script
Joined-up script lettering that looks geometric rather than handwritten.

Decorated (125)
Prick
The letters are decorated or embellished.

Distressed (287)
Orange
Characters with a blurred, corroded, or degenerated appearance.

Doodles (10)
Coriander
Lettering that looks like doodling.

Drop shadow (65)
Freedom CW Low Drop Shadow
Characters that have a drop-shadow.

Experimental (7)
Modern
Experimental lettering, using original ways to construct letterforms.

Filled (103)
Chevalier
Characters are filled with shading or a pattern.

Fine Detail (5)
Arcano
Fonts with fine detail within each character.

Framed or cameo (45)
Farao FTN Button Inverted
Fonts containing letters enclosed in shapes (framed or cameo).

Hybrid serif (39)
Equilibre Gauche
Typefaces with features of both serif and sans-serif typefaces.

Illuminated initials (16)
Chaucerian Initials
Letters decorated or embellished with illuminations, such as leaves or flowers.

Monoline script (42)
Kaufmann
Script-style fonts drawn geometrically with a constant-thickness line.

Multi-colour (189)
P22 Bifur
Matching components that can be combined to create multi-colour lettering.

Multiple lines (33)
Flurry
Letter strokes are drawn with multiple lines, or a brush stroke with gaps.

Outlined (145)
Helvetica Neue Bold Outline
Characters are outlined, open face, or inline.

Pictorial (115)
Old Dreadful No. 7
The letters look like pictures or are representative.

Pixellated (213)
SB Liquid Open
Fonts that look like bitmapped or dot matrix computer screen fonts.

Ribbons (13)
Quigley Wiggly NF
Characters look as if they are constructed from ribbons.

Rough (9)
Old Claude
Fonts with rough edges to simulate wear, age, or the effect of printing on coarse paper.

Runes (10)
Runestone
Runes and runic scripts from the Early Middle Ages.

Screened (7)
Sabeh
Typefaces look as if they have been printed with a coarse screen, like photos on posters and in newspapers.

Scribbled (8)
FF Scribble
Letters look hatched or shaded using a pencil.

Segmented or dotted (32)
Quarky
Letters are composed of dots or squares.

Silhouette (9)
Blocks
Letters are like silhouettes, with no internal holes.

Split-personality (8)
Erasurehead Poster
Schizophrenic typefaces that look like the combination of two different fonts.

Stencil (76)
Stencil Bold
Characters divided into separate segments, like lettering created with a stencil.

Straight lines (118)
Angol Sharp
The characters are drawn with straight lines.

Techno (45)
Acolyte
Hi-tech typefaces.

Three-dimensional (64)
Rubic
Typefaces with a 3D look.

Transformed (11)
EF Domingo
Characters have been inverted, rotated, or otherwise geometrically transformed.

Unicase (18)
Filosofia Unicase
One set of monocase characters, combining features of both upper and lower case letterforms.

Variable (1)
KLTF Tiptoe Toy
Characters vary in width or boldness.

Wood type (58)
Wanted
Typefaces originally cut from wood blocks.

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The most popular subcategories of Appearance.

Letters in circles
Framed-Circles

Octagonal
Straight Lines-Octagonal

Sans-serif
Stencil-Sans Serif

Segmented or dotted
Segmented/dotted

Construction lines
Appearance-Construction Lines