Fast Company

Typecon

Tuesday, July 05

Long before Comic Sans mimicked comic-book writing, Gutenberg aped the lettering of handwritten manuscripts with his printing press. Soon enough, millennial middle schoolers could delight in changing the type of every paragraph. Attendees of New Orleans conference TypeCon may be a bit more serious in their pursuit of fine design through typography, but the draw is the same: making text look good and work well. Here's some typeface trivia to keep in mind the next time you're choosing an aesthetic.

Infographic: Typecon Popup-Icon

Typecon

Illustration by Kiss Me I'm Polish

Sunday, July 10 >>

Add New Comment

0 Comments