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Type Faces

By: Shundeen Roberts


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Caslon (Old Style Serif )


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Caslon was designed by William Caslon. The font was first used in 1728.


Caslon’s typefaces were popular in his lifetime and beyond.

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Q The baskerville font was created by John Baskerville in the 1750’s.


Baskerville increased the contrast between thick and thin strokes, making the serifs sharper and more tapered.


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Didot


Q Didot is a group of typefaces named after the famous French printing and type producing Didot family.


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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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Futura

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The typeface known as Furura was created by Paul Renner and first used in 1927.


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Their forms are of near perfect circles, triangles and squares. It’s based on strokes of almost even weight, which are low in contrast.


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Helvetica


Helvetica is a typeface that was created by Max Miedinger. He was a Swiss typeface designer. Helvetica was first used in 1957.


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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.


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Seravek


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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.


Roberts type face final  

This a book I created that views different types of type faces in a creative way.

Roberts type face final  

This a book I created that views different types of type faces in a creative way.

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