Saturday, January 14, 2017

Definition of Typography


What it is Typography?

Typography is the art of the rules or procedures for manipulation of letters, words, paragraphs of the space - the space available to create the impression - a certain impression so that when read in both the near and long-distance so that the intent and meaning of the article can be conveyed very well visually to the reader to be more comfortable and maximum reading.

Some typeface Typography in general:

  • Serif
Serif fonts are typefaces that have a foot on each end example serif font is: Times New Roman, Georgia, Book Antiqua, and Garamond letters have the firm impression of luxury and used for letters in magazines, news papers as easy to read and remember.

  • Sans Serif
Sans Serif fonts are typefaces that do not have legs at each end are examples of sans serif font: Arial, Verdana, Tahoma font has the characteristics of simple, professional, and easy to read suitable in use for the letters in the online media such as the Web.

  • Roman
The characteristics of this letter is a fin / foot / pointy shaped serifs on the ends. Roman letters have a thickness and thinness of the contrast on the lines of the letter. The resulting impression is a classic, elegant, graceful and feminine.

  • Gyptian
Is a typeface that has the characteristics feet / fins / serif square shaped like a board with a thickness that is equal or nearly equal. Ditimbulakn impression is sturdy, strong, sturdy and stable.

  • Script
Script is a typeface typography handwritten letters usually tilted to the right and there is an emphasis like using a pen or brush sample script letters are: Segoe script, vivaldi, Lucida Handwriting, Lucida caligraphy this letter has a personal character or personal.

  • Miscellaneous
Letter of this type is the development of forms already existing. Plus decorations and ornaments, or decorative lines. Owned impression is decorative and ornamental.


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