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Submitted on Feb 3, 2009
by kojjum

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Looking for the name of this font?

2398d 15h 44m 50s ago

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larss:
2398d 13h 37m 2s ago
kojjum:

Looks right but it is too sloppy. The outline in my image are all the same weight. The Sans Serif Shaded looks ike it has been generated from a Illustrator trace.

2397d 21h 11m 36s ago
larss:

Yes, you are right...
Sans Serif Shaded (Stephenson Blake) existed before computer fonts became a reality.
Letraset offered it (transfer lettering -- “gnuggisar”), it’s listed as “Sans Shaded” on page 4 in this PDF:
http://www.sanskritweb.net/fontdocs/letraset.pdf

All those were of good quality, like your sample.
But the only digitized version I knew of is the one by Dieter Steffmann, and... with a quality just like you described it :(

2397d 18h 8m 7s ago
kojjum:

Ok...thanks for the info! I’ll have to redraw this logo for my customer then if it doesn’t exist like a font at all.

2397d 16h 21m 57s ago
schwalbenkoenig:

Just for the archives: Pizzadude made a grungy version called Ultinoid of it.

2397d 15h 44m 6s ago
koeiekat:

Brendel Informatik has the Shadowone (1994) which is the perfect match for your sample.

2397d 15h 34m 33s ago
koeiekat:

After being sued by Fontshop in 1997 Brendel Informatik was liquidated and made a new start as The Quick Brown Fox which is still selling the Brendel (Softmaker) fonts, including the Shadowone: http://www.qbf.de/dceng.htm . Click S, then Shadowone. At $ 39.95 a lot of money for a ripoff. Fontsmonster thought so too and made it free; the designer collection, page 10.

2396d 22h 12m 35s ago
philippedada:

the ShadowOne was directly copied from Castcraft’s Optifonts (which costs MORE than $77) so it’s a BARGAIN -- HA-HA!

Dieter Steffmann’s version is practically unusable

2396d 21h 56m 37s ago
koeiekat:

Aren’t then most of Brendel’s (QBF) fonts copies of Opti ...

2396d 21h 51m 6s ago
philippedada:

the Designer Fonts are ripoffs of Opti, Robert Schenk (Ingramayne) and a couple of FontBank

2396d 21h 45m 15s ago
koeiekat:

Anyway, the whole Brendel/QBF designer collection is on fontsmonster. Just one spider and done ...

2396d 21h 40m 22s ago
larss:

Thank you, koeiekat and Philippe, for Shadowone - and the info about other related things! I have missed all that.

2396d 19h 10m 40s ago
kojjum:

Thanks a lot for all info! Case marked solved now!

2396d 19h 4m 19s ago
kojjum:

Case marked solved.

2396d 19h 4m 13s ago

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