Illustrations

Excerpts from:
Designing With Type by James Craig
Detail in Typography by Jost Hochuli
A History of Graphic Design by Phillip Meggs
The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst
The Anatomy of Type by Stephen Coles

Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton

 

Type Classification


Overview


Old Style Serif

Humanist Serif


Transitional Serif


Modern Serif


Slab Serif
Egyptian


Humanist Sans Serif

 

Transitional Sans Serif
Neo-Grotesque


Geometric Sans Serif


Display

Script, fat face blackletter, novelty, dingbat