- 31 May 2013
- Art @anchorpress
No other design discipline requires so much learning and training as fontography, and by no other aspect can amateurs be so easily distinguished from professionals. To be font literate, a designer has to study the history and the principles of font design.
"I've pulled together enough material to write a coherent font design introduction, a set of basics which (in my opinion) one should master to be able to use fonts the right way.
Thus, the first sections of the article outline the history of serif and sans serif faces and disclose some general trends in font development. The last section deals with the most important practical problem of choosing and matching fonts in a design composition."
Read Dmitry Kirsanovs' unique (and excellent) view of Typography.