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Typography

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Anna Morse

on 5 October 2012

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Transcript of Typography

Typography classifications Fonts come in all different shapes and sizes.
With the advent of computer-aided design,
there are more fonts than ever.

But
they can all be classified under one of
the six main font categories. Roman Typefaces Often used in printed materials like books
which have large blocks of text.
i.e. the classic Times New Roman A common style. There are two categories Roman Old Style Note the thin, curved serifs. Roman New Style Note the greater contrast between
thick and thin. by Anna Morse Serifs are the "feet" on a letter. Another serif font is the
square serif. There is virtually no variation in stroke width.
This font can be hard on the eyes,
so it is usually just used for emphasis. Another dramatic font is the also referred to as text. These fonts are inspired by the illuminated
manuscripts historically produced by monks. They are not used often nowadays except for certificates and other documents. Another font style not utilized as frequently is script. Made to mimic human handwriting, there are two subcategories:
script and cursive. Script has linked letters. Decorative These fonts are used almost exclusively for logos and occasional purposes, never for blocks of text. is a classic example. And now, the last category: sans serif. It is perhaps the type in most widespread use today. It is highly legible and often has a sleek, modern look. Helvetica is by far the most famous sans serif. The End.
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