Thursday, June 26, 2008

the power of fonts

Images One of my college friends landed her first job after graduation, working for an academic press, because in the interview she mentioned that she could identify a dozen common fonts. She'd gained this knowledge setting type for ads in the daily college newspaper. Fast forward to the current millennium, and today the New York Times reports on the widespread knowledge and use of fonts, of all kinds.

hat tip: Professor Richard Neumann


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