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    Question Best Font for small sizes

    Hey guys, thought I might ask you a design question.
    What is the best font for small print sizes? I'm talking about 6-8 pt in print.

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    Ideally sans serif like frutiger and helvetica in regular weight.

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    Hi i'm huge fan of Meta and Avenir.

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    Try using Lato , it works very well.

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    Satellite by Matt Yow

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    I use Freight Micro which is excellent in very small sizes.

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    Behrensmeyer Vigesimals is the commonly I used for small fonts, because it's 8-bit type fonts

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    Brandon family put out Brandon text for smaller sizes :)

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    Furtura lower case works very well in small sizes

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    Try using fonts with uniform strokes and clear crossbar.
    I also found that bigger x-height = better legibility.

    This article might be helpfull ;)
    http://typecast.com/blog/type-on-screen-5-faces-for-ui-design

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    Bell Centennial


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    Minuscule is a font made for small sizes.

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    Chronicle is a good serif choice.

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    what font junkie said: bell centennial. This font is especially designed for smal sizes (phonebook listings)...

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    Best Font for small sizes

    Hey, guys! Try with Bell Gothic, it's a great choice, better even than very fine Bell Centennial. An alternative can be, in the serif types, Dolly (Underware).

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