Samples of serif typefaces

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This list of samples of serif typefaces details standard serif fonts used in printing, classical typesetting and printing.

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Samples of Serif typefaces
Typeface name Example 1 Example 2 Example 3
Adobe Jenson
Designer: Robert Slimbach
Class: Old style
Adobe Jenson Pro.svg Adobe Jenson sample.PNG Adobe Jenson.svg
Aldus
Designer: Hermann Zapf
Class: Old style
Aldus font.svg Aldus sample.svg AldusSpec7.svg
Alexandria
Designer: Hank Gillette
Class: Slab serif
Sub-class: Geometric
Alexandria font.svg Alexandria sample.svg Alexandria spec.svg
Algerian
Designer: Stephen Blake, Philip Kelly
Class: Decorative
Algerian.svg Algerian sample.JPG Algerian Specimen.svg
American Typewriter
Designer: Joel Kaden & Tony Stan
Class: Old style
American Typewriter.svg American Typewriter sample.JPG American-typewriter-typeface-spec.svg
Arno
Designer: Robert Slimbach
Class: Old style
Arno.svg Arno sample.PNG ArnoPro2.svg
Aster
Designer: Francesco Simoncini
Class: Modern
Aster.svg Aster sample.PNG Aster spec.PNG
Baskerville
Designer: John Baskerville
Class: Transitional
Baskerville Old Face.svg Baskerville sample.png BaskervilleSpec.svg
Bauer Bodoni
Designer: Heinrich Jost
Class: Modern
Bbodoni1.svg Bauer Bodoni sample.png Bauer Bodoni spec.PNG
Bell
Designer: Richard Austin
Class: Modern
Bell MT.svg Bell sample.png BellSp.svg
Bembo
Designer: Stanley Morison
Class: Old style
Bembo font.svg Bembo sample.svg BemboMT.svg
Benguiat
Designer: Ed Benguiat
Class: Decorative
Benguiat.svg ITC Benguiat sample.PNG Benguiat.png
Bernhard Modern
Designer: Lucian Bernhard
Class: Old style
Bernhard Modern.svg Bernhard Modern sample.svg BernhardModernSpec.svg
Bodoni
Designer: Giambattista Bodoni
Class: Modern
Bodoni font.svg Bodoni sample.svg ITCBodoni.png
Bookman
Designer: Alexander Phemister
Class: Old style
Bookman font.svg Bookman sample.svg BookmanSpec.svg
Bulmer
Designer: William Martin
Class: Transitional
Bulmer.svg BulmerMT.svg
Caledonia
Designer: William Addison Dwiggins
Class: Transitional
New Caledonia.svg CaledoniaSp.png
Calisto
Designer: Ron Carpenter
Class: Old style
Calisto MT.svg Calisto sample.svg Calisto.svg
Cambria
Designer: Jelle Bosma
Class: Other
Cambria font.svg Cambria sample.svg Cambria fontsample.svg
Caslon
Designer: William Caslon
Class: Old style
Caslon font.svg Caslon sample.svg CaslonSp.svg
Centaur
Designer: Bruce Rogers
Class: Old style
Centaur.svg Pangram en Centaur.png CentSp.svg
Century Schoolbook
Designer: Morris Fuller Benton
Class: Modern
Century Schoolbook.svg Century Schoolbook sample.svg CenturySchoolbookSAIB.svg
Chaparral
Designer: Carol Twombly
Class: Slab serif
Sub-class: Humanist
Chaparral.svg Chaparral sample.PNG Chaparral spec.PNG
Cheltenham
Designer: Bertram Goodhue & Ingalls Kimball
Class: Old style
Cheltenham.svg Cheltenham sample.svg CheltenhamSp.svg
Clarendon
Designer: Robert Besley
Class: Slab serif
Clarendon font.svg Clarendon sample.svg Clarendon.svg
Computer Modern
Designer: Donald Knuth
Class: Modern
Computer Modern.svg Computer modern sample.svg
Constantia
Class: Other
Constantia font.svg Constantia sample.svg Constantia sample alt.svg
DejaVu Serif
Class: Other
DejaVu Serif font.svg DejaVu Serif sample.svg DejaVuSerifSpecimen.svg
Didot
Class: Modern
Didot.svg DidotSP.svg
Droid
Class: Other
Droid Serif.svg Font-Sample-Droid-Serif plainsvg.svg DroidSerifSpecimen.svg
Emerson
Designer: Joseph Blumenthal
Class: Old style
Emersontext.jpg EmersonSpecimen.gif
FF Scala
Designer: Martin Majoor
Class: Old style
FF Scala.svg FFScalaSpecimenAIB.svg
Friz Quadrata
Designer: Ernst Friz & Victor Caruso
Class: Decorative
Friz Quadrata.svg FrizQuadrata.png
Garamond
Designer: Claude Garamond & Jean Jannon
Class: Old style
Garamond font.svg Garamond sample.svg GaramondSpecimenA.svg
Gentium
Designer: Victor Gaultney
Class: Other
Gentium font.svg Gentium sample.png GentiumBlue.svg
Georgia
Designer: Matthew Carter
Class: Transitional
Georgia font.svg Georgia sample.svg GeorgiaSpecimenAIB.svg
Goudy Old Style
Designer: Frederic Goudy
Class: Old style
Goudy Old Style.svg Goudy sample.png GoudyOSPecimen.svg
Granjon
Designer: George W. Jones
Class: Old style
Granjon.svg GranjonWM.png
Hoefler Text
Designer: Jonathan Hoefler
Class: Old style
Hoeflertext.svg Hoefler-Text.svg HoeflerText.png
Janson
Designer: Chauncey H. Griffith
Class: Old style
Janson font.svg Janson sample.svg JansonSpecimenAIB.svg
Joanna
Designer: Eric Gill
Class: Transitional
Joanna MT.svg Pangram en Joanna.png JoannaSpec.svg
Junicode
Designer: Peter S. Baker
Class: Old style
Junicode name.svg Junicode sample.svg Junicode yellow.svg
Korinna
Designer: Ed Benguiat & Vic Caruso
Class: Decorative
Korinna.svg KorinnaAib.svg
Linux Libertine
Class: Other
Libertine font.svg Libertine sample.svg Linux Libertine.svg
Literaturnaya
Designer: Anatolii Shchukin
Class: Transitional
Literaturnaya.svg CharSetLiteraturn.svg Literaturnaya sample.svg
Lucida Bright
Designer: Charles Bigelow & Kris Holmes
Class: Other
Lucida Bright font.svg Lucida Bright sample.svg Lucida Bright.svg
Minion
Designer: Robert Slimbach
Class: Old style
Minion Pro.png MinionPro.svg
Mrs Eaves
Designer: Zuzana Licko
Class: Transitional
Small caps vs petite caps.svg EGMrsEaves.svg
MS Serif MS Serif font.png MS Serif Specimen.png
New York
Designer: Susan Kare, Charles Bigelow, and Kris Holmes
Class: Transitional
NewYorkSpec.png
Nilland
Designer: Manfred Klein
Class: Slab serif
NillandFontSample.png
Palatino
Designer: Hermann Zapf
Class: Old style
Palatino font.svg Palatino sample.svg Palatino font sample.svg
Perpetua
Designer: Eric Gill
Class: Transitional
Perpetua font.svg Comparison of printed and digital versions of Perpetua.png
Rawlinson Roadway
Designer: James Montalbano
Class: Old style
Font rawlinson.gif
Requiem
Designer: Jonathan Hoefler
Class: Old style
RequiemSp.svg
Rockwell
Class: Slab serif
Rockwell.svg Rockwell sample.svg RockwellSpec.svg
Rotis
Designer: Otl Aicher
Class: Other
Rotis Serif.png Mostra-rotis serif.svg
Sabon
Designer: Jan Tschichold
Class: Old style
Sabon 2.png Sabon.png
Times New Roman
Designer: Stanley Morison
Class: Transitional
Times New Roman font.svg Times New Roman sample.svg TimesRomanSp.svg
Utopia
Designer: Robert Slimbach
Class: Didone
Utopia Specimen.png
Windsor
Designer: Eleisha Pechey
Class: Old style
Windsor fontsample.svg

Additional serif typefaces[edit]

See also[edit]