Type Classification and Selection I. Anatomy of A Character Cap height
Typography Counter Descender Serif
Mean Line Baseline
II. Clasifications and common uses associated with typeface a. Roman- (more formal) b. Serif- (use this for headlines!) c. Sans- (perfect for body copy) d. Script- (personalizes a document) e. Decorative-, and -(good for titles or accents phrases) f. Old English- (very formal)
III. Guidlines for Fonts a.You have to remember that the type needs to be: -Readable-Large letters of text can be read. -Legible-how quickly a short body of text can be recongnized. b.The size of type matters as well. Donâ€™t use type sizes too small or too large. c.Text type should be 12 points and smaller. d.Display type should be 14 points and larger.