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Making Sense Of Type Classification (Part 2)

by admin No Comments June 19, 2013

By Joseph Alessio

In the first installment of this two-part series on type classification, we covered the basics of type classification — the various methods people have used, why they are helpful, and a brief survey of type history, classifying and identifying typefaces along the way. Unfortunately, we only got as far as Roman (traditional serif) typefaces and the early-19th century. Now we’re back for part 2!

Part 2 will primarily cover sans typefaces, with a nod to display typefaces and other less common categories, …read more

Source: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/06/19/making-sense-of-type-classification-part-2/

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