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Looking for the offical SGI font type...
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Tyre MacAdmin
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Mar 30, 2005, 07:55 PM
 
SGI uses a beautiful font for all their ads and their website.... I've tried comparing it and searching for it on the "What the Font" website... but they do not have it listed and nobody in the forms there seems to know either. Anybody know what style font that is? (A close font style is cocaine)
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CaptainHaddock
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Apr 4, 2005, 03:54 AM
 
It was custom-drawn for SGI by a font designer named Joe Stitzlein. You won't find it for sale anywhere, as far as I know.
     
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Apr 4, 2005, 09:42 PM
 
I'll check around, I did an ad for them a while back, but it was probably just a sub for the real thing...
     
Tyre MacAdmin  (op)
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Apr 5, 2005, 07:26 PM
 
I actually found it... let me know if you guys want it... What is better... True Type or Post Script fonts?
     
KeriVit
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Apr 5, 2005, 10:12 PM
 
Originally posted by Tyler McAdams:
I actually found it... let me know if you guys want it... What is better... True Type or Post Script fonts?
Depends who you ask... so what was it?
     
Tyre MacAdmin  (op)
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Apr 5, 2005, 11:59 PM
 
Originally posted by KeriVit:
Depends who you ask... so what was it?
It's a windows executable that will install both... I installed it on a Virtual PC XPt VM and then extracted the True Type font set and copied it over to font book for OS X.

www.tyler.mcadams.com/sgifonts.exe
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eyevaan
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Apr 8, 2005, 12:30 PM
 
thank you!!!!
     
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Apr 8, 2005, 03:09 PM
 
Very cool, thanks!
     
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Apr 10, 2005, 08:20 AM
 
Glad you like it-just don't get caught by SGI legal
     
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Apr 11, 2005, 08:54 AM
 
Originally posted by stitzlein:
Glad you like it-just don't get caught by SGI legal
Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery
     
   
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