history of typography.

history-of-typography

I am in love with fonts.  In a different life, i would sit in a studio all day designing fonts.   I am perpetually looking at fonts: on signs, on websites, in films, on cars, on badging, on artwork, in books, in magazines, old, new, ugly, beautiful—they just fascinate me!

Here’s a wicked and creative video flashing the history of typography in  5 minutes, by Ben Barrett-Forest:

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4 thoughts on “history of typography.

  1. Mike Lawson says:

    Of all typefaces I’d have to say Helvetica is my favorite. It was used by Studebaker starting circa 1963 on their dealer signs, in their commercials and on their hood-ornament bases.

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