Nimrod 9 pt. on 10 New Century Schoolbook 9 on 10
10.26.17: ‘Like’ has nothing to do with it
DURING A RECENT phone conversation, an editor at a community newspaper told me that one of his desk staff “hates Nimrod.”
Instead, she wanted the newspaper to use New Century Schoolbook as the default text typeface.
I asked him why she didn’t like Nimrod, a text font I’ve recommended for the past 25 years or so.
“I don’t know,” he said. “She just doesn’t like it.”
“OK…but has she given you any reason why?”
“No. She just doesn’t like it.”
So…take a look at the comparison above. Which typeface is larger (though they’re both the same point size)? Which is easier to read?
The choice of a good text typeface has nothing to do with “like.”