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Old 01-11-2007, 08:17 AM   #1
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Hello, any idea what font I can use to be similar to this example attached? It's bespoke, called Telewest Voice Bold.
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Old 01-11-2007, 11:24 AM   #2
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Hello, any idea what font I can use to be similar to this example attached? It's bespoke, called Telewest Voice Bold.
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Robin,

Try

1) ITC Bauhaus (Bold or Heavy) or Bahamas, or possibly

2) Vag Rounded.

If you did not already know, or for others who might be interested, Telewest Voice and a number of other corporate fonts created by the same MDTA Design firm are available from:
http://tvmocks.thetvroomplus.com/fonts.php
apparently without cost or obligation.

   
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Old 01-11-2007, 12:03 PM   #3
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Hello, any idea what font I can use to be similar to this example attached? It's bespoke, called Telewest Voice Bold.
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You could try Arial Rounded. Much of it appears to be the same (though the w is different).

   
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You could try Arial Rounded [KT]
It could be identical, but that comma doesn't appear as the standard comma in Arial Rounded MT Bold.

   
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If you did not already know, or for others who might be interested, Telewest Voice and a number of other corporate fonts created by the same mdta Design firm are available from:
http://tvmocks.thetvroomplus.com/fonts.php
apparently without cost or obligation.
Thanks for that link.

But careful about the "without cost or obligation": the site states:
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That implies an obligation to acquire a license if you'd want to use a font commercially - if it's possible to obtain a license at all; and if not (I see no obvious link!), that means you simply cannot use them commercially: that's an obligation, too!

But it's a nice little collection - bookmarked and downloading....

   
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Thanks for that link.

But careful about the "without cost or obligation": the site states:That implies an obligation to acquire a license if you'd want to use a font commercially - if it's possible to obtain a license at all; and if not (I see no obvious link!), that means you simply cannot use them commercially: that's an obligation, too!

But it's a nice little collection - bookmarked and downloading....
Rare would any use by me not be for personal use only. As for the link, I can't claim credit, as I found it easily via Google.

What does amaze me, given all the existing fonts, that someone can still create a new and distinctive font. Granted, those MDTA Design fonts are more in the decorative category. Creating a distinguishing new and highly readable text font for newspapers, magazines or newsletter use would be far more challenging.

   
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Rare would any use by me not be for personal use only.
Understood - but others read these threads, so I thought a warning would be in order. "For personal use only" can be very useful for many but a fair warning is in order for those looking for resources to use commercially - don't forget that Google is eagerly indexing all forum posts here!

   
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Thanks a million: that's brill.
The client has permission to use the fonts and images for her showcase CD (she did the voiceovers, and the whole campaign was a hoot).

   
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Frankfurter looks pretty similar, just a few slight differences
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A few more rounded font alternatives are listed in this FontShop newsletter.
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