Slab serif fonts are fonts with thick, block-like serifs. For slab serif fonts, serif terminals can be blunt, angular or rounded and also serif thickness in contrast to that of stems may vary for different fonts. While most slab serif fonts have no bracket that connecting the strokes and the serifs, some do have.
According to the serif thickness and bracketing features etc, slab serif fonts can be categorized into four groups, namely, Clarendon, Neo-grotesque, Italienne and Typewriter. Generally, Clarendon fonts have some bracketing and some contrast in size in its serif; Neo-grotesque fonts have no bracketing and have evenly weighted stems and serifs; Italienne fonts have serifs that are heavier than the stems and Typewriter fonts has a fixed width for all letters.
Though there are slight differences for different slab serif fonts, they all appear bold, eye-catching and they are most frequently seen in the large headlines, advertisements and logos. A typical slab serif font is Rockwell, which belongs to the Neo-grotesque slab serif, featuring serifs unbracketed and identical to the horizontal strokes of letters in weight. You can know more about Rockwell here.
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Create text-based logos and images with slab serif fonts
Below is a collection of slab serif fonts. You can use the following tool to generate text images based on your selection of colors, sizes using slab serif fonts in seconds. To download the image, just right-click on the image and save. To embed images on web pages or forums, you can click on the EMBED button to get codes.