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The Principles of Typeface Classification -

How did typography evolve into the modern, minimal typefaces that we see today? Here is a slideshow on how it developed from the old-school font categories that represented the medieval and Egyptian time eras into the modern, Humanist fonts of the date like Helvetica, Garamond and Gotham.

The purpose of type classification is to tell apart different font families from one another. This classification, however, is not merely based on the way a font looks but it also takes note of various other aspects where the fonts score. For instance, it takes into account the way a font feels, its overall outlook, the different emotions that it triggers and its claim to fame in the world of graphics.

Let’s see what the different type classes of today are and what meaning they hold…

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