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History You mean there's more to typography than computers and printers?

Sure is! Books, posters, letters, and every other form of printed type was inscribed or written by hand until typography and printing were revolutionised by the invention of movable type. The earliest known movable type system was created in China in the early eleventh century, followed by the first metal movable type system in Korea in the early thirteenth century. Unfortunately, due to the ridiculous amount of money and labor it took to create and manipulate the thousands of characters in Asian alphabets, it never really took off.

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Type is the Bee's Knees  

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Type is the Bee's Knees  

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