Amasis is a humanist slab serif typeface designed by British designer Ron Carpenter in 1990. The design takes a humanist approach rather than the geometric approach seen commonly in slab serifs. Amasis is a highly legible font on screen and for that reason was chosen as the default font for the Nook eReader.

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Amasis Specimen

Amasis Type Specimen

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Amasis Font Pairings

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Fonts — Proxima Nova, Amasis
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