Deep Dive: Typography

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November 23, 2022 by mrgoldsack

The world of typography has deep and rich history – for as long as humans have been creating symbols and characters, typography has existed.


Let’s take a brief look at the history and context of typography: NEW_Typography

Here are some more details on the various families that typefaces are organized: Families

How type is broken down: Typo_Anatomy

Now that we’ve covered these topics, please take a moment to complete this QUIZ.


Resources and Topics

Videos

History of Typography (Animated)

A History of Typography 

Bad Typography Ruined the Oscars

Why is this Font Everywhere?

Why Wingdings Exists? 

8-Bit Arcade Font Deconstructed

How One Typeface Took Over Movie Posters

Articles

Beginning Graphic Design – Typography

Typography Terms

The History of Typography

Evolution of Typography

Typeface History

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Mr. Goldsack is a fan of wet coffee and dry humour.

Contact: mgoldsack@sd35.bc.ca

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