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Before the advent of digital typography and desktop publishing the two terms had a more clearly understood meaning.

Typefaces is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Typefaces books and related discussion.

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Typefaces for Symbols in Scientific Manuscripts
Typefaces for Symbols in Scientific Manuscripts.
Designing Multiple Master Typefaces
Chapter 1: Overview of Multiple Master Typefaces..........................5. Determining Design Axes .
WHAT TECHNICAL WRITING STUDENTS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
Typography basics: Typeface classifications
is, therefore, important to understand the differences between typeface Blackletter typefaces are very ornate and complex, and they can be difficult read.
Mixing Typefaces — U&lc, September 1992
Mixing Typefaces September 1992. Text. Avant Garde Gothic.

Suggested News Resources

You have a beautiful face: a book about fonts
Now comes fellow Briton Simon Garfield to try the same trick with "Just My Type," a book about typefaces — their history, popularity and characteristics. Like Truss, Garfield uses snappy writing and snarky humor.
How Apple Revolutionized Our World
In the Stanford speech he said that after bailing out of Reed College, he developed an interest in typefaces by dropping in on calligraphy classes.
Exhibit to show history, evolution of typefaces
which tells the history of some of the most common typefaces. "What's Your Type?" is currently being featured in the reference hall of the library until the end of September.
Font Pain and Poetry: So Much Depends on a Curve
They champion some typefaces and sneer at others. They go ballistic if a system of signage is altered, as when Ikea changed its designated corporate font from Futura to Verdana in 2009. And they show off tribal symbols.
The Human Face of Type
I was always interested in typefaces, but I became obsessed with them only when my wife got pregnant.

Suggested Web Resources

Typeface - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In typography, a typeface is the artistic representation or interpretation of characters; it is the way the type looks.
List of typefaces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of typefaces. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Fontscape - typeface directory
An independent directory of typefaces organized into categories.
80 Beautiful Typefaces For Professional Design - Smashing Magazine
Aug 8, 2007 So which typefaces are “bulletproof”? What fonts can be used effectively in almost every Corporate Design?
Typeface Anatomy and Glossary | FontShop
Different shapes (or glyphs) for the same character in a typeface, for example small caps, . A category of typefaces designed for decorative or headline use.

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