We recommend the use of the following fonts for Fermilab communications:
Helvetica and Palatino are always preferred, especially for public communication. However, Verdana may be preferable to Helvetica as a sans serif font for readability in some web applications. In addition, some applications may require a broader font family than Palatino offers. Serif fonts Galliard, Garamond and Times may be substituted in such cases.
These recommendations are based on the following criteria:
Consider these font choices as guidelines and suggestions, rather than as restrictions. While our goal is to create consistency in communications, designers retain the ultimate responsibility to create clear, functional and attractive presentations.