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Typeface History

multimedia typeface project

Brandi Swisher

on 31 January 2013

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Typeface History Cambria Calibri Castellar French Script MT Serif
It is a type of chinese writing and little bit of latin
was created for end users and consumer electronics device manufactures
current use is on screen reading and for looking good in small sizes when printed (on word) Castellar is a Decorative/ornamental typeface
Castellar has an elegant look, in all capital letters, with a shaded look to it.
It used to be carved into Roman columns which usually were dedicated to Augustus
Castellar was designed by John Peters to be used in monotypes in 1957 and named after a town in the alpalachian mountains
Now its used for sophisticated or refined work to be displayed Script
an upright script with flourished capitals and joining lowercase
was used in common french scripts in the nineteenth century
its used now for invitations, greeting cards, and announcements Work Cited http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/adobe/castellar/
http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/family.aspx?FID=100 San Serif
It has some what rounded stems and corners and it looks better in large font
It was designed for Microsoft's clearType technology, and in 2007 it became the default for Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook and WordPad
It now is the default for Microsoft 2010 to take place of Times New Roman
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