sans-serif

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sans-serif

A typeface style without serifs, which are the short horizontal lines added at the tops and bottoms of the vertical member of the letter. Helvetica is a common sans-serif font.


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The logo is a stylized windmill fan, with the motto below it in lowercase letters, a sans-serif font, and no dot over the "i" in "Batavia.
These cut-up jottings are rendered in an affectless sans-serif font that lends them an almost informational feel.
If you are using a sans-serif font, skip the italic and use bold for emphasis.
The new logo displays the combined companyas brand name in capital letters (UNITED) in a custom sans-serif font, joined with the global mark which has represented Continentalas brand image since 1991.
The site's styling is unmistakably Apple-inspired, with a crisp, clean layout, copious use of black, white and gray and text presented in a bold, sans-serif font.
The clean use of white space -- gone is sans-serif font and many shades of blue -- elevates the content as well as the advertising.
All handouts should be printed on coloured paper and written in a plain, sans-serif font, such as Arial, at a minimum size of 13pt.
One typeface designer says a serif font is a classy, well-dressed woman while a sans-serif font is a tragic fashion victim).
Script fonts communicate elegance," says the designer, but she suggests pairing it with a serif or sans-serif font, "Too much script is over-powering and [hard] to read," she explains.
If the user's browser doesn't have Arial, H1 will default to another sans-serif font face, and likewise for H2 (except the font-family will default to a serif font face).
Font: A standard 10-point, sans-serif font is recommended for shipment information.
With captions, you really want a sans-serif font like Arial," says West.