Basic Classification of Typefaces
You can find thousands of fonts on the Internet. However, most fonts can be grouped into a few different categories. Using the wrong kind of font can add the wrong type of personality to a document or make a document difficult to read. Understanding the...
In typography, the Vox-ATypI classification makes it possible to classify typefaces
in eleven general classes. Devised by Maximilien Vox in 1954, it was adopted ...
Apr 17, 2013 ... The British Standards Classification of Typefaces, adopted in 1967, is also based
on Vox's original classification. It is slightly simplified and has ...
Typography basics: Typeface classifications. To create a good typographic layout
, you need to know when to use and when not to use different styles of type. It.
Many of the slab serif fonts are fixed width. Compared to the geometrics, they have more variation in weight, more strokes, they are squarer ( because they don't use such circular arcs ). The characters almost always are made up from straight horizontal and vertical l... More »
Jun 19, 2013 ... The final part of a two-part series on type classification. This part covers primarily
sans typefaces, with a nod to display typefaces and other less ...
Mar 28, 2011 ... Within the serif classification, there are many sub-types. Old Style serifs (also
called humanist) are the oldest typefaces in this classification, ...
In today's post I give a brief overview of the main typeface classifications of serif
and sans serif fonts that have emerged throughout the history of movable type.
1.3 Typeface Classification There are many classification systems that may give
us support in grouping the large number of typefaces available. Since different ...
Type Classification. A basic system for classifying typefaces was devised in the
nineteenth century, when printers sought to identify a heritage for their own craft ...