By: Shundeen Roberts
Caslon (Old Style Serif )
Caslon was designed by William Caslon. The font was first used in 1728.
Caslonâ€™s typefaces were popular in his lifetime and beyond.
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Q The baskerville font was created by John Baskerville in the 1750â€™s.
Baskerville increased the contrast between thick and thin strokes, making the serifs sharper and more tapered.
Q Didot is a group of typefaces named after the famous French printing and type producing Didot family.
It was created in the time period from 1784 to 1811.
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Clarendon was created by Thorowgood and Besley in 1845. The type faces have a bold, solid structure, similar in letter structure to the modern serif typefaces.
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The typeface known as Furura was created by Paul Renner and first used in 1927.
Their forms are of near perfect circles, triangles and squares. Itâ€™s based on strokes of almost even weight, which are low in contrast.
Helvetica is a typeface that was created by Max Miedinger. He was a Swiss typeface designer. Helvetica was first used in 1957.
It was one of the most popular typefaces of the 20th century. Helvetica has a high x-height, termination of strokes on horizontal or vertical lines and an unusually tight spacing between letters.
S Seravek is a typeface that was created by Eric Olson first used in 2007. Olson described Seravek as having a design of near silence.
This a book I created that views different types of type faces in a creative way.