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Web Fonts

Caltech's web typography palette is made up of primary and secondary typefaces that have been selected as complements to the print typefaces and based on their availability.

PRIMARY WEB TYPEFACE

Vaud, a sans serif web font, is the primary typeface for the web. We recommend that this font be used for navigation, page titles, and body text.

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ALTERNATIVE PRIMARY WEB TYPEFACE

Arial is recommended as an alternative sans serif typeface if Vaud is unavailable.

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SECONDARY WEB TYPEFACES

LTC Caslon Long Web is a serif web font that is suited for body text in more formal communications.

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Kievit Slab Serif is a contemporary serif web font that is suited for navigation and page titles (sized 14 point or larger). We do not recommend using this font for body text. It is available in weights including regular, italic, media, and bold. We recommend the use of Kievit for more casual communications.

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To request access to the above fonts for use on websites within the caltech.edu domain, email identity@caltech.edu. You may also request exact specifications for the fonts used on the Caltech website.

For websites outside the Caltech.edu domain, the above fonts may be purchased.

ALTERNATIVE SECONDARY WEB TYPEFACE

Georgia is recommended as an alternative serif typeface in place of Caslon or Kievit.

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