Presentation on theme: "Font The design of text – the general shape and style of a set of characters. One style and size of a particular typeface. Example: Palatino is a typeface,"— Presentation transcript:
Font The design of text – the general shape and style of a set of characters. One style and size of a particular typeface. Example: Palatino is a typeface, but 10-point Palatino bold is a font. There are more than 5,000 typefaces. Typefaces give a publication/or document an appearance of unity, consistence, and clarity.
Typeface/Font Typeface A collection of all the characteristics of a single type design. Named after the designer or after the location where the design was created. 3 categories of typefaces (1) Serif typefaces Have lines or curves extending from the ends of the letters. (2)Sans Serif typefaces Have straight-edges (3)Script typefaces Resembles handwriting or hand-printing. Decorative or display typefaces consist of symbols or designs. The words Typeface and Font are used interchangeably, but they are different.
Examples of Script fonts French Script MT Freestyle Script Brush Script MT Edwardian Script Kunstler Script Script MT Bold
Typeface Modifications Bold Use for text that should stand out Headings & Sub Headings Underline Italic Use for emphasis Foreign expressions Definitions Words used as words (such as type) Names of ships, trains, aircrafts, & spaceships Major titles Books, magazines, newspapers, & etc.
Type style The modifications of typefaces, which add emphasis or contrast.