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Your Personality, Summarized in a Typeface

Design firm Pentagram provides a quick, fun bit of psychoanalysis for type geeks.

Your Personality, Summarized in a Typeface
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It takes you through four simple personality questions, guided by a faceless psychoanalyst. (The analyst’s 1920s Bauhaus office setting is a witty touch.) After answering the questions, the analyst spits out one of 16 typefaces, and an explanation about the design and how it exemplifies the characteristics you laid out. There’s even a bit of history about each, and a list you can see of who else had the same results. (For example, “Virginia Heffernan,” which just might be The New York Times‘s TV critic, is Bifur.)

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On a vaguely related note, since we’re Lady GaGa obsessed:

About the author

Cliff is director of product innovation at Fast Company, founding editor of Co.Design, and former design editor at both Fast Company and Wired.

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